Your Stories #3: James Harris

Our third story comes from James Harris who at the time of writing was working his way through Europe but right now is actually back in the UK.
We put together a set of questions to ask travellers whether they travel short or long term.

Be inspired as James does travelling the gritty, adventurous way. Enjoy!


I don’t have many photos of myself because of travelling solo a lot. I used to keep a kind of video diary in New Zealand, really just as a personal project, to try to help me keep my sanity. So I screen grabbed this. It was wet, the path was a stream, I was not sure how far I had to go, where I was going to sleep, and was a long way from other people. As that was a large part of that time, this seemed an appropriate face to be pulling. In the end the video diaries turned out to be more of a record of not much sanity!

I’m just a guy who sometimes travels, sometimes works and tries to enjoy life!
I’m a film-maker when I work, and a general adventurer when I don’t. I try to get outside and see new stuff and meet new people as often as possible, whatever I’m doing. Other people rock, so I jump at a chance to join in with something they do that I haven’t before, and I always try to invite people to join me for whatever I do!
I reckon we should all knock down our garden fences and have shared gardens.

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Your Stories #2: Alexander Attridge

Our second story comes from Alexander Attridge; Currently travelling through the North American continent

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I am a 21 year old aspiring actor who dabbles in photography and cares a little too much about his hair. At around the age of thirteen I found out that the only thing I was any good at was making a fool of myself on stage. In pursing this I met some great people, had some amazing experiences and made my way into drama school. Hoping to take my career in acting further I have dropped it all and disappeared into the wilds of Canada on my own for a year, bracing the politeness and the cold to explore some of the most amazing landscapes in the world. Laid back is commonly how people describe me, too lazy to give a reasonable reaction is more accurate though.

We put together a set of questions to ask travellers whether they travel short or long term. Be inspired as Alex tells us about his experiences in the extreme cold and vast landscape of Canada…

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Your Stories #1: Anna ‘Nudi’ Burn

Our first story comes from Anna Burn; freelance writer, photographer and avid marine dweller. In her own words…


“The sea is my home. Whether on it or under it, cold or tropical, crystal clear or murky and milky … it is where I am happiest.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been crazy about the water. Freediving and recreational/technical diving have strengthened this connection to the ocean, which manifests in my passion for underwater photography and marine conservation. I’m a member of The British Society of Underwater Photographers (BSoUP) and British Sub Aqua Club (BSAC). And I also volunteer with Bite Back Shark & Marine Conservation, and British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) as a marine mammal medic.

 When I’m not playing in the water, I work as a freelance writer in Brighton, England.

 Nudilover (or Nudi, as I’m known) is my diving alter-ego. It is born from my slow pace in the water and geekiness about colourful little sea slugs”.

We put together a set of questions to ask travellers whether they travel short or long term. Be inspired as Anna recounts dancing with Manta Rays in the Maldives, camping on Italian beaches and the best way to cook pasta…

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