In May & June 2016 I was lucky enough to travel throughout Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India. Some parts of the region are sometimes prone to turbulence, so for me to visit such a range of places so freely & be involved with the communities was a wonderful opportunity, as I was able to see … Continue reading The Road to Srinagar
For those of you that don't know me, I'm a TV presenter & complete travel addict with around 50 countries under my belt. Thanks to the fans of my travel TV shows I've been putting together videos of some recent trips & launched a new YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/AlexOuthwaite I'm going to be posting videos … Continue reading New YouTube channel! SUBSCRIBE!
For Christmas last year my sister got me a voucher for an indoor skydiving experience. I love a 'doing something' present so this was right up my street...much more up my street than actually skydiving as I'm not a big fan of the feeling of falling. Indoor skydiving however, offers you the chance to fly … Continue reading Indoor Skydiving at iFly Basingstoke
Now, I know I already wrote about this subject, but I had so much incredible video footage from my last trip that I thought I should make a short clip showcasing my top 5 reasons to visit J&K. I'd love to hear your favourite things about the region too, so comment underneath!
Low cost airlines are offering flights cheaper than train tickets to nearby cities and it's great news for sufferers of Wanderlust! Beware however of the additional fees that many sneak on, including those pesky luggage fees, often as much as $50! If you book hand luggage only you can save a lot of money and below … Continue reading How to pack for ‘Hand Luggage Only’.
Independence - Sometimes it's easy to rely on someone else; to make plans, to order food, to decide what time to go somewhere. When you're travelling, particularly solo, you're going to have to make decisions for yourself, potentially attempt a different language, navigate confusing bus timetables, & generally stand on your own two feet. Sure … Continue reading What you can gain by travelling!
Croatia has become a top beach destination over the past 5 years. Cheap flights within Europe, relatively low prices and a large number of world famous music festivals have meant that it's over taken other previous party destinations in terms of visitors. Sure, it's easy to see why. Croatia has some incredible beaches, Zlatni Rat … Continue reading Croatia; so much more than beaches & bars