I had a dream last night whereby my son was older and he said to me
‘Dad I want to go see the world’
A feeling of elation and pride came over me…
‘Where should I go?’
An incredible flood of memories hit me all at once, my mind started to race – so much so that it actually woke me up! … More ‘Where should I go?’
I know it’s a naive question but sometimes we wonder – why can’t we all get along?
There is so much hatred, greed, envy and intolerance in the world, it sometimes feels as if we are doomed to fail as a species.
Then we look back at our Wandering Memories, where we shared adventures with a host of strangers, from all types of backgrounds, cultures and religions. … More United we stand
With the daily post photo challenge being that of Friend, there is only one clear choice, that encapsulates that word better than any other here at A Wandering Memory. … More It’s all about the Team
In a few months, the oldest of our cousins children aka the ‘next generation’, is taking to the open road and going travelling! I am so proud!
She is heading to Europe for a number of months over the summer so I thought I would put together a few options and insights.
She is already set on the Inter-rail option; which upon further investigation is by far a better option than flying. Although flying can seem cheap with the so called ‘budget airlines’ it is inflexible and booking last minute can be expensive. … More European Adventure
It has dawned on me recently that the longer I am home the more materialistic. This realisation came when I was recently contemplating replacing my perfectly good IPhone for the latest iteration! … More Memories over Materialism
Whilst traveling, it is inevitable that you will meet a host of eclectic people (even if you don’t particularly want to). Some you will have an instant connection with, some you won’t. Some you will keep in touch with for years to come and some will become a fading memory. … More Connections – Revisited
Reflecting is something we at A Wandering Memory are masters of…
We are constantly reflecting on our experiences that have inspired us, choices have made, challenges we have overcome and journeys we have embarked upon.
Reflection, to us, is essentially part of who we are… … More Without Reflection
Real backpacking means you leave the majority of your creature comforts at home and take just the necessities. In all honesty you can only fit a specific about of ‘things’ into a backpack that you have to literally carry around the world. … More A traveler’s confession
I wanted to take some time to readdress a blog I write over a year ago regarding my essential travel companion – my wife Megan.
Since meeting over nine years ago, we have developed a bond that led to travelling together, living together, falling in love with one another, buying a house together and most recently starting a family together. We are a team in the truest sense of the word. … More The Wandering Memory Team
A Wandering Memory is specifically focused and purposely designed to help and inspire those who wish to travel. Travel to us is part of our very being, we love to explore, learn and create memories throughout the globe. As a traveler we have an ethic of sharing, if it’s sharing a night out, a meal, car journey or sharing our experience, our insight and our inspiration. … More The Truth behind Backpacking