The Editor’s Travels

Welcome to my very own “Editor’s Column”, where I share adventures and anecdotes from my life and travels to cool cities around the world. This is also the space I use to update our readers on the latest stories from the rest of the Urban Travel Blogging team, as well as share news on competitions, promos and giveaways… so stay tuned!

Winter is not my favourite season for travelling. Normally by the time December rolls around, the rigours of so many other journeys from previous months have left me both broke and broken. Certainly that’s the case this year, when I seemed to be even more peripatetic than usual. I spent…

After stand up paddling down the Ljubljanica and rocking out ’til dawn at the Metelkova autonomous alternative culture zone, the Editor highlights eight reasons why he can’t wait to get back to Slovenia… Summer luvin’… it happened so fast. It seems like only last week that I was sunning myself…

Is it just me, or are my editorial updates getting further and further apart? Actually there’s a reason for this, and it’s not just because I’ve been too busy swanning about on Ipanema beach in tight trunks swigging on caipirinhas, cross dressing in Olinda during Carnival, or catching up with…

Enjoy the rest of the winter suckers readers, I’m off to Brazil! And I’m unrepentently smug about it. It’s been a long time coming after all… It was back in 2001 that I and two fellow swashbuckling musketeers, after grinding away in the office for a couple of depressing post-Uni…

Christmas is a time for traditions, as we all know, but this year I was happy that during our annual family gathering we discarded the usual game of Monopoly, with its dubious deals, shifty alliances and endless interpretations of ambiguously stated rules… not to mention the even more opaque and…