Having travelled round Europe, Australasia and parts of Latin America as a fresh-faced and fancy-free youth, it was a month spent bumping around southern Africa that resonated most with me. And as sure as Kilimanjaro rises like Olympus above the Serengeti (as a learned scribe once penned), I knew I'd be back.
What's your favourite destination?
Which destination is top of your bucket list, and why?
Mozambique – it looks idyllic and I'm getting lazy as I approach my 40s
How many languages do you speak?
Two and a bit
Which five items do you always pack when travelling?
Passport, t-shirts, trousers, socks and pants
What's your top travel tip?