Which Countries have Banned Drones in 2020

Not all countries are created equal, and certainly, at the moment (February 2020) not all drone laws are the same in every country. Some countries have restrictions, or permits are required and insurance and operator ids. Other countries have banned drones completely and will confiscate them at the entry point. The last thing you want……..


Awesome Solo Travel Tips for when you travel on your own

Travelling on your own can be daunting, invigorating, exciting, exhilarating, scary and sometimes just downright lonely. I have travelled all over the world on my own since I was 16, and things have changed over the years, so I reached out to my fellow travellers to find their best Solo Travel Tips. 19 Solo Travel……..

Travelling with a Disabillity or Health Issue

Travelling with a Health Issue or Disability

Travelling can be difficult at the best of times, but when you have a disability or a health issue to contend with as well as your luggage, different cultures, language and everything else, it can be really challenging. People can be unsympathetic and dismissive, especially if your disability or health issue is not visible. I……..


The Isle of Man – What you Need to Know Before You Go

The Isle of Man is a magical island full of folklore and legend, where Vikings used to roam and fairies will look after you if you say hello when passing their bridge. Famed for the TT motorbike races, cats with no tails and four-horned Manx Loaghtan Sheep, the Isle of Man is approximately 33 miles……..


10 things to do in the North of Bali

Bali has it all – lush tropical forests, stunning beaches, mountains and a volcano or three to climb, sunshine most of the year, a diverse and rich culture – no wonder it is called ‘The Island of the Gods’. An enchanting island to relax and unwind. Whilst most tourists head for Kuta, Sanur or Ubud……..

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Guanaja FAQs – Things you need to know before you go

“You are going where?” I frequently get asked this question, but my answer of, “Guanaja” led to blank faces all round. No-one had heard of Guanaja or even knew which country it is in. We had applied for a 10 week housesit on Guanaja, a small island off the Honduras coast in what is called the……..

So You Want to be a CAA PfCO Qualified Drone Pilot

How to become a Qualified CAA PfCO Drone Pilot

Drones seem to be constantly in the news these days, especially after the various near-collisions and the Gatwick and Heathrow shutdown debacles at Christmas 2018. Hobbyist use drones to fly around taking photos, videos or even to race them. Instagram is awash with amazing aerial views from all over the world taken by drone users,……..


Ceará, Brazil – What you need to know before you go

Brazil is a very big place, no really, it is seriously huge! I hadn’t quite realised just how big it was until I started looking for information on Ceará for my recent trip. Most people associate Brazil with Rio de Janeiro, the statue of Christ the Redeemer, Sugarloaf Mountain or Copacabana Beach, but Ceará is……..