Passionate from miles away: Realizing the greatest part of travel

My love for the United States is obvious to anybody who knows me. A year studying abroad, time working in the States and numerous trips to see friends has left me with unforgettable memories. So, the chance to see a close friend and show them what this side of the pond has to offer is [...]

March: first beach day of the year

This time last year I was preparing for my move to Costa Rica. A year on, I find myself in a very different position. Summer is fast approaching and how I will spend mine is still somewhat unclear. This past weekend saw the first beach day of the year. Taking the chance to visit Anthony [...]

The North: A Week in Scotland

The Scottish Highlands is a vast environment with a magnificent landscape. I have spent the past week exploring some of the rural towns and villages in the area. Cliff Cottage proved to be the perfect getaway, planted deep into the countryside surrounded by nature. This post presents a selection of shots from Scotland, beginning with the [...]

CR through the lens: Part II

The second part to my image based insight focuses on two more of my favoruite places from around Costa Rica and the Carribean coast of Panama. Part two looks at the Captial of Costa Rica, where I spent the best part of four months living and working. Then the final place comes from my trip across the [...]

Costa Rica through the lens

Six months in Latin America produced hundreds of photos, many I have only just started looking through again now I am back home. This post will be the first part of two which attempts to streamline some of my favorite shots, that I have yet to share, from my travels in Costa Rica and Panama. [...]

Head in the clouds

A choice between head or heart. To listen to your head or your heart. It’s a common expression, which portrays the dilemma of choosing between love and emotion, or logic and reason. The decisions we make are motivated by each of these contrasting perspectives. I typically listen to my head, thinking about my decisions logically [...]

Time to look back

As I get accustomed to being back home in a freezing cold Manchester, England. My friend and travel partner whilst in Playa Samara has taken the time to write a reflection of his adventure. A stroke of misfortune saw Lewis return home a lot sooner than me, but his words show just how much he [...]

Bocas Del Toro: Panama’s Caribbean Islands

Working in the capital of Costa Rica for the past 3 months has been quite the experience, but at the same time, I think I lost track of why I started this journey. It had been difficult for me finding time to explore and leave the city. Whilst I was enjoying my time here in [...]

The Third Wave: Coffee & Passion

Living and working in San Jose, establishing a lifestyle and adjusting to the fast paced environment has been a challenge at times. I'd heard a lot of things about the capital before moving here from the Pacific coast. For example the dangers, the traffic and the industrial feel of the place. In many ways it [...]