Stuart Forster reviews the book Only in Edinburgh, by Duncan J.D. Smith, a guidebook highlighting ‘unique locations, hidden corners and unusual objects’ in Scotland’s capital city.
As a travel writer and blogger I have to cover a lot of ground. Comfortable footwear, such as Cat Footwear’s new Ryker Boots, helps me feel at ease while going about my work.
Be Prepared. The motto of the Scouting Movement also rings true for travellers. The items you carry on a day to day basis can help you make the most of your time on the road.
Travel Cube is a multi-socket travel adapter with two fast-charge USB ports. The Travel Cube allows a user to plug in a piece of electronic equipment on the top of the device then connect it to a socket.
The Snugpak Softie Vest is a lightweight, body warmer style jacket designed for wearing when a chill grips the air. As such it’s a good piece of kit for early morning walks on summer days, when the air temperature hasn’t quite warmed up, or evenings, when temperatures again begin to drop.
Volcanic landscapes, Caribbean beaches and rainforests teeming with wildlife—including colourful tree frogs and birdlife—were just three aspects that excited me ahead of a visit Central America recently.
Brazil, Peru and Tierra del Fuego are among the locations featured in Roebuck: Tales of an Admirable Adventurer, Luke Waterson’s debut novel. But, like Waterson himself, the story of Roebuck begins in the south-west of England.
Julian McDonnell is the filmmaker behind the JoolzGuides series of videos about London. His work Take Me To Pitcairn has won three awards at tourism film festivals and is screened on Air Tahiti flights.
The lightweight Snugpak SJ6 jacket is both wind and water resistant. It’s a lovely piece of kit to wear while walking on windy days both in rural and urban settings.
The Beer and Food Companion, by Stephen Beaumont, is an informative, illustrated hardback book. For newcomers it provides an accessible introduction to brewing, world beers plus the pairing of food and beer.