Travel Talk

When travel influencers and Tripadvisor collide

May 28, 2019 Jack 2

TA wouldn’t be the first to confuse a foundation of impressive social media numbers with quality. And they wouldn’t be the first to not seriously consider the implications of creating a social media platform which brings the writer into direct contact with the end user. […]

Travel Talk

The deception in travel writing

January 30, 2019 Jack 0

When you swim in the overcrowded waters of travel writing/blogging on a daily basis, you soon develop the ability to spot the tripwires which have authors, who haven’t visited destinations they write about, falling flat on their faces. […]

Food and drink

What’s wrong with a vegan sausage roll?

January 10, 2019 Jack 0

Does the idea of British bakery Greggs launching a vegan sausage roll incense or make sense? If the answer is the former, the big question is why? What’s your (I apologise in advance for this) beef? […]

Travel Talk

When travel IS about the journey

August 1, 2018 Jack 0

In this fast-paced world there are journeys where I actually do relish the voyage; where it might be a means of getting from A to B but one which gives an insight into a specific location. […]