Untold Tales

The Pain of Auschwitz

Most of the world agrees that one of the most despicable events in human history was the holocaust. Hitler’s Nazi party systematically murdered approximately 11 million innocent people, whose shocking numbers include 6 million Jews. To deny the holocaust is in…

My Girlfriend is Crazy.

Excuse the brevity, but my significant other Leslie Spontaneous Patrick has just surprised the flip flops off me. We were gate crashing a very fancy resort, just 3 miles from our house on Yao Noi, for a few hours. We’re…

Untold Tales 5: Untamed Iguazu, Argentina

Exhausted after a sleep deprived 24 hour bus ride from Buenos Aires, then hiking through skin melting, breath stealing humidity whilst keeping my eyes peeled for deadly snakes, hungry jaguars and snapping alligators, I almost forgot my real reason for…

On the Trail of the Incas

Many years ago I sat watching TV, when a place I’d never seen before hit the screen. I’d no idea where the mystical ruins were, or what they were called, but I decided in that moment that I had to…

Untold Tales 2: Waterways of Bruges, Belgium

In a 2010 visit to Belgium, I was mesmerized by the city on the water, Bruges (click for map). Bruges, or “Bridges” in English, is the laid back other ‘Venice of the North,’ the first being Amsterdam, and is intertwined with…