The learning curve of a wannabe blogger. Random ramblings on blogging, the business of blogging and life of a blogger.

Allan Wilson, My Travel Inspiration Backpacking Parents

My Backpacking Parents

One of the most common questions asked to a travel blogger is “what inspired you to travel” and for me it is a question which always draws a blank. I don’t really follow things; movies or TV, magazines, blogs or people… I just travel because I always have. It’s like being asked what inspired you …

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Tour Group Size, Terracotta Warriors Tour in Xian China

The Real Value of Press Trips?

When a blogger becomes more established in the travel industry they will likely be offered opportunities of free press trips travelling to various tourist destinations across the globe. Sounds great right? Not so much. Press trips are not free holidays they are obligations with expectations and strings attached. While this may appear somewhat cynical to …

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Travel Bloggers in Bangkok, Thailand, Southeast Asia

Live Less Ordinary Bloggers

Live Less Ordinary chronicles the lifestyle of Allan and Fanfan; living in Bangkok and eating through Asia. Don’t expect bland and boring. Do expect obsessive food posts. Meet our Live Less Ordinary Bloggers. (Here for contact details and advertising or contact us at   Name: Allan Wilson Hometown: Bangor, Northern Ireland, UK Inspired by unfamiliar in 2002 …

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Christmas in Xian, Drum Tower Area, Christmas Village

Merry Xmas from China

Wishing a Merry Christmas to all our readers (mum) from Xian, China. This post has been scheduled weeks in advance, while I would love to be in contact over Christmas we cannot guarantee it. Times, schedules, blocked websites in China, will we have internet? There are too many uncertainties. For the first time we will …

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