‘Al’ Around The World

Explore the world with me…

Hello – Alec here! Welcome to my travelling blog…

Selfie in Pachewar

After 10 unforgettable months, my fiancée and I have finished our travelling adventure across 18 countries around the world.

Throughout this blog, you can read about our day-to-day experiences alongside stunning snapshots & videos, as well as helpful guides and itineraries.

Select the ‘Menu’ button and then ‘Blog’ at the top of the page, OR pick a country from the drop down list to find out more!

Latest Travel Posts

The end of our travels: 7-days in UAE (Dubai & Abu Dhabi)
After… 305 days / 7320 hours / 439,200 minutes / 26,352,000 seconds 18 countries 4 continents (including Africa Pre-COVID) 57,377 miles (across air, land & sea) 33 flights 5 guided tours (with Contiki, One Life Adventures and Wanderlands Travel) 79 hotels/hostels/AirBnb's 6 hire cars/campervans 148 Grab/Uber taxi rides 7 pairs of shoes 4 broken electronic …
6 days in Singapore: Big Bus Sightseeing, Gardens by the Bay, Jewel Changi Airport & Marina Bay Sands
The penultimate travel diary blog post. Our epic 10 month adventure travelling to 18 countries around the world is coming to an end, but we still had five nights in Singapore (officially the Republic of Singapore) and a week in Dubai to enjoy before flying home.  Singapore Changi Airport Singapore’s airport has been voted as …
Thailand Island Hopping: Koh Samui, Koh Tao & Koh Phangan inc Full Moon Party (Part II)
Koh Samui was next on our island hopping experience in Thailand, the second largest island in the country.  To read about our time on the east coast of Thailand, click this link. Ao Nang > Koh Samui It was a long eight hour journey by various modes of transport including minibus, ferry and Tuc Tuc …

Travel Blogs By Countries

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The Taj Mahal






New Zealand



Skyline at Pilanesberg National Park

South Africa

Pidurangala Rock

Sri Lanka




United Arab Emirates

United States


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