Camel riding: The 3 day Sahara Desert tour from Marrakech, Morocco
24 Jul 2015

The 3 Day Sahara Desert Tour from Marrakech: More than Just Sand and Camels!

Bright orange sand dunes contrast with the black shadows of camels and their passengers. This could be any time in history. Those travellers could be merchants traversing the sea of sand we call the Sahara Desert in search of riches, or they could be tourists complaining about the lack of

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A pop cultural tour of London - Greenwich (filming of Thor 2)
25 Oct 2014

A (Pop) Cultural Tour of London

London is huge, both in real world terms and also in the influence it has had on western pop culture. Iconic bands, literary geniuses and acclaimed actors have all called London home, as has a little bespectacled wizard called Harry Potter, but more on him later (actually, there isn’t much more

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Patuxai park in Vientiane, Laos
08 Sep 2014

Cities and Their Celebrity Doubles: Vientiane / Robert Downey Jr.

Vientiane wasn’t always the laid back, family friendly Lao capital you see today. For a period in the 1960’s and 70’s it was a town where anything went, where foreign spies mixed with prostitutes in city bars; a place you probably wouldn’t take your wife and kids to. The same

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05 Mar 2014

The Reel Guide to Thailand: Movies Set in Thailand

Thinking of travelling to Thailand? Forget about reading long, boring books and check out these movies set in Thailand to really get a feel for the country. Only God Forgives (2013) Ryan Gosling, having decided he didn’t brood and stare intensely at things enough in Drive, decides to have another

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18 Feb 2014

10 Fictional Film Planets I Would Love to Travel to

I think I was born too early. In 1000 years there will probably be someone just like me, reading a Lonely Galaxy guidebook and planning a galactic trip to remote planets. Until then I have to rely on movies to explore other worlds. Here are some fictional film planets that

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