Not so ordinary: Brett Seychell

Traveller. Social entrepreneur. Cycling to educate. Brett Seychell went on a cycling holiday in Europe to take a break from his London job. Many countries and roads later, he founded Social Cycles, and now leads others on bicycle tours with a strong social-conscience compass. Tell us a little bit about Social Cycles: Social Cycles is aContinue reading “Not so ordinary: Brett Seychell”

The High Line Field Guide page 34 girl

Like many, New York City is one of my favourites cities in the world, and my favourite place in that huge concrete jungle is the High Line. So I am really chuffed to have a photo I took to be featured in the latest edition of the High Line’s Field Guide.        Continue reading “The High Line Field Guide page 34 girl”

Not so ordinary: Sara Currie

PhD student. Tourism teacher. Marketer for good. Sara Currie has a background in tourism and marketing, and decided to start a Masters. Then she turned it into a PhD and is using it to help Timor-Leste rebuild.  You are currently doing a PhD related to Timor-Leste and tourism – tell us a bit about it:Continue reading “Not so ordinary: Sara Currie”

Two places I’d love to see: Syria & Yemen

In May 2011, I travelled to Jordan and Oman, and it was an incredible and amazing fortnight discovering Amman, Petra, Wadi Rum, Muscat, and Nizwa, to name some. However, it was tinged with a small bit of ‘what if’, because the original itinerary was to be ‘Jordan and Syria’. The Syrian civil war started onContinue reading “Two places I’d love to see: Syria & Yemen”