Thanks for stumbling across the Travel Marmot.

Root around a little deeper and, hopefully, you’ll find something to catch your interest on travel, music or whatever tangent either of those subjects has taken me down.

Throughout May 2019, for some reason which is looking increasingly ill-advised, set myself the task of writing a post a day.

Latest Posts

The quick route to the latest entries, whatever the category.

Trans south america

Riots, tear gas, political turmoil and a global pandemic cutting things short – and it was great. The tale of an almost complete circuit around

A-Z iPod Challenge

The lengthy journey through the depths of my iPod, via the odd detour of whatever the music soundtracking in my life.

Trans Africa

Forty weeks on the road through 29 countries on the back of a big yellow truck. Bush camping, gorillas, minor surgery, flip-flop eating cheetahs and much, much more told through contemporary blog posts.


The newest page on the website – behind the scenes advice and tales from more than a year spent on the road overlanding.
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Tales from the open road, advice and information picked up along the way – the stuff the guide books and brochures don’t tell you.

London to New York

The story of how you travel between two great cities without flying, crossing the US by Tortoise, wasting the same day twice and other adventures.


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