Best Campervan Holiday Destinations in Portugal

By |2022-07-19T18:10:05+00:00June 23, 2022|Gone West, Travel|

Everyone loves to get away, especially after two long years of a global pandemic. From city breaks to countryside getaways, we’re all itching to get out and about and take a break from daily life. Camping and caravan holidays are becoming more and more appealing due to the increasing living costs and uncertainty surrounding air travel. They’re a fun way to explore nature, whether that’s in your home country or further afield. We’ve [...]

Top Green Travel Destinations 2022

By |2022-07-19T18:06:16+00:00April 30, 2022|Gone West, Travel|

As the world is getting back to normal and we’re beginning to travel more freely without restrictions, it’s a good time to start thinking more eco-consciously when planning your travels. Travelling is a very important part of modern society and we don’t want to impose negative opinions on people for wanting to see the world. It’s part of who we are. So instead of chastising, we’re going to show you how to travel [...]

15 Of the Best ‘Off-Gridish’ Airbnb’s

By |2022-07-19T18:15:34+00:00June 13, 2021|Gone West, Travel|

Let’s face it; most of us are in need of a getaway. This last year has been a troubled time for all of us, and with travel restrictions easing up many are finally planning their long awaited trips away from home. But if you’re still anxious about travelling abroad, or if you’re simply interested in exploring more of the U.K. this summer, then these 15 picturesque Airbnb’s might be exactly what you’re looking [...]

Floating Through West Coast America

By |2022-07-19T18:19:43+00:00May 28, 2019|Gone West, Travel|

The Road To Oregon After driving for what seemed like the longest drive of my life we were in Oregon, pulling into a beautiful road in what seemed like the middle of the wilderness. Brian told me were going to stop for breakfast at his friends house, who turned out to be the director from the hit TV series deadliest catch! We walked into to a fabulous place, greeted with a warm welcome, and [...]

Developing an addiction to the Dominican Republic

By |2022-07-19T18:19:43+00:00May 28, 2019|Gone West, Travel|

IF THE WORLD TOLD US ALL OF HER SECRETS FROM THE BEGINNING, THERE WOULDN'T BE SO MANY OF US WHO SUFFER FROM WANDERLUST; IN SEARCH OF HIDDEN BEAUTY AND A CURIOUS CULTURE. The Dominican Republic is a gold mine of wondrous coastlines, emerald forests and vibrant culture and nothing quite says 'Welcome to our Island' like a thatched roof airport and a local merengue band singing tourists through the usually mundane queues at [...]

Conguillo National Park: A Journey with a Friend

By |2022-07-19T18:22:37+00:00May 28, 2019|Gone West, Travel|

"HAPPINESS IS ONLY REAL WHEN SHARED" - CHRISTOPHER MCCANDLESS   DAY 1 6:00 AM Temuco, South of Chile. The light of the gap between my short blinds and my bedroom window wakes me up in a mix of an insane amount of love for my bed and a rush of excitement. Today, Juancho and me are hitchhiking to Conguillio National Park, it’s going to be a good day. 7:30 AM We head to the [...]

On the Trail: Milford Track, NZ

By |2022-07-19T18:22:37+00:00May 28, 2019|Gone West, Travel|

A HEAVY HITCHHIKE AND A SKETCHY BOAT RIDE AND WE HAD ARRIVED.... JURASSIC PARK AIN'T GOT NOTHING ON MILFORD SOUND!   PHOTO: JAKE ANSELL Heading out with two of my best friends, we where all fully stoked on the idea of getting amongst the nature for a few days. After finishing long stretches of work, we where ready for some well deserved freedom. What can i say this was a journey of a [...]

The Art of Speedflying

By |2022-07-19T18:22:37+00:00May 28, 2019|Gone West, Travel|

The Art of Speedflying BY TZAK GARNETT LEEVERS EVER FANCIED FLYING LIKE A BIRD? NOT KEEN ON THE IDEA OF SKYDIVING? SPEEDFLYING IS A FAST GROWING SPORT AND OUR RESIDENT EXPERT TZAK GARNETT LEEVERS WOULD LIKE TO INVITE YOU INTO HIS WORLD!   PHOTO: TZAK Over the past few years I have had my attention captivated by a new and growing sport. In winter it combines different elements of skiing and kiting and in summer [...]

Norway: The Land of the Midnight Sun

By |2022-07-19T18:22:38+00:00May 28, 2019|Gone West, Travel|

FROM THE HIGHLY GLACIATED AREAS OF THE FJORDS ON THE WEST COAST OR THE HIGH MOUNTAIN PLATEAUS INLAND, TO THE SOUTHERN SANDY BEACHES AND FROZEN PLAINS OF THE FAR NORTH, Norway is a land with an incredibly varied and unique natural environment. The country has a very elongated shape, stretching from 58 degrees North to 71 degrees South. This large variation in latitudes is the main reason for the large difference in climate [...]

South Africa, Off the beaten track

By |2022-07-19T18:22:38+00:00May 28, 2019|Gone West, Travel|

When thinking of the African continent, pictures of starving children and ferocious animals are conjured in the minds eye. Africa is a destination for the wild at heart - those seeking adventure who are unafraid of what life has to offer. As with all things in life worthwhile, there is balance. With beauty there is grotesqueness; with calm there is frenzy; with life there is death. The southern African scenery gave birth to the appreciation and [...]


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