Writer and photographer. Adventurer and vagabond. Master of the handstand pushup. Conqueror of mountains, survivor of deserts and crusader for cheap escapades. Avid hitch-hiker, couch-surfer and investigative journalist. Determined to explore some of the world's least visited countries. Devout follower of the High Temple of Backpackistan. Inventor of the man-hug. Has been described as an incorrigible cad. In constant need of a haircut. Smells of old leather. Currently on a two year adventure from the UK to Papua New Guinea via Europe, Iran, Pakistan, China, Tibet, Nepal, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, The Philippines and Indonesia.