2019 Ireland & UK farm tour, with optional extension to the Scottish Highlands

March 12th, 2019

A classic farming tour of the British Isles – full of intriguing contrasts, fascinating rural history and varied agriculture. From Ireland’s colourful villages on the wild Atlantic coast and England’s neatly stone-fenced fields and thatched cottages, right up to Scotland’s heather-clad hills and wild lochs on the same latitude as Norway. But this is not […]

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2019 Farm tour of Ireland, Wales, England & Scotland – F.A.Q.

February 26th, 2019

Have you ever dreamt of a relaxing trip around Britain’s iconic rural landscapes – off the beaten track as well as to famous locations? En route enjoying great food and interesting conversations with locals involved in agriculture, as well as other farmers on the tour? Visiting a great variety of ag-related and cultural highlights? From […]

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When is the best time to travel?

February 22nd, 2019

Now. Why? Because none of us know what tomorrow will bring. We all have to keep a bit aside in case we reach 95. And nobody wants to reach 80 & be scratching for cash. But on the other hand, most 95 year olds need very little spending money; they’re not going out on the […]

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How to judge rural photography awards & competitions

February 11th, 2019

I’m sometimes invited to judge rural photography awards and competitions, which I really enjoy doing. My personal preference is to find and reward the most skilled photographer.  A rising tide lifts all boats and I love to see talent and effort recognised while simultaneously promoting regional areas and rural industries.  Winning an award can make […]

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Top End & Kimberley Photography Tour

January 12th, 2019

Been dreaming of escaping to the Northern Territory’s Top End and Western Australia’s spectacular Kimberley region? Come with us in 2020 on a ten day dream trip covering more than 1,000km across the remote north-west corner of Australia. From the crocodiles, buffalo and magnetic antbeds of the Northern Territory’s Top End… …to the red cliffs […]

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Top End & Kimberley Outback Photography Tour – F.A.Q.

January 12th, 2019

Always wanted to visit Australia’s famous Top End and Kimberley, but…. Not sure where the most spectacular parts are, when is the best time to visit or where to stay? Dreaming of camping in remote areas and waking up to only the sound of bird song – but you don’t want to camp or travel […]

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Specialty farm tours

October 21st, 2018

Everyone new to overseas travel is faced with a dizzying array of options. Travel on a mass-market tour? Find a specialty tour with like-minded people? Or in these days of the internet, why not just use Google – spend hours on research and then travel independently? Why do travellers still choose group tours? Group travel […]

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Global agricultural networking

December 2nd, 2016

Twitter plus Google Translate offers amazing opportunities for global networking.  It’s fabulous for business reasons – spreading ideas and innovation around the planet in seconds and creating a fantastic rural travel network for in-person encounters.  Online networking is especially beneficial for rural and remote residents, being less likely to network in person at events and […]

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Rural travel around the British Isles – 2018

August 19th, 2016

You’re invited to embark upon a once-in-a-lifetime fantastic journey around rural Ireland, Wales, England and Scotland, in the company of a great group of fellow travellers, from 17 July to 13 August 2018.  We’ll be attending one of Britain’s best agricultural events, visiting interesting farms and meeting a variety of  locals involved in agriculture (farmers, […]

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Quadrant farm tour to Ireland, Scotland and England in August/September

October 25th, 2013

Still sorting the (thousands) of photos I took on this fabulous tour.  But couldn’t resist quickly posting a few of my phone pics today.

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