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Lee Carter

Born and raised in Accrington, UK, Lee has ventured far beyond his hometown, traveling throughout Europe, Southeast Asia, North America and New Zealand. He is the co-founder of Global Goose and as well as writing the occasional rant he can be found tweaking the code and taking photos of amazing things around the world. Lee and Kelly are currently backpacking around Southeast Asia and they have no plans to stop their "Gap Decade" anytime soon.

May, 2012

  • 9 May

    Trattoria der Pallaro – A Rome Restaurant Worth Remembering

    There are many great restaurants in Rome but there is only one that I feel I have a duty to recommend. The Trattoria der Pallaro won my heart early on. Upon arriving we were seated by a friendly Italian guy and asked one simple question, “Red or white?”. This was the only question he needed to ask, as this Rome …

February, 2012

  • 28 February

    The Big City Lights of Toronto – Cross Canada Adventure

    After our wonderful stay in Winnipeg with the lovely Jacques, it was time to head to Toronto. This great metropolis is the biggest city in Canada and also one of the most multicultural cities in North America. It is well known for its amazing diversity of ethnic restaurants, its art and culture scene and its position as one of the …

  • 8 February

    Enter Our Contest to Win “An Idiot Abroad”

    Win a copy of the “An Idiot Abroad” book with Global Goose! We love our Facebook fans so we want to show our love by giving a lucky winner a copy of the hilarious “An Idiot Abroad” book written by everyone’s favorite culturally clueless traveler, Karl Pilkington. All you have to do is click “like” on our Facebook page to enter. You …

July, 2011

  • 8 July

    Travel Interview – Caz From YTRAVELBLOG.COM

    We love to interview inspirational travellers, so when Caz from ytravelblog.com agreed to talk to us we got really excited. As a travelling couple Caz and Craig have been on the road since 1997 visiting 35 countries and living in 5.  Now they have a young daughter Kalyra and they are showing the world that you can travel with children. …

June, 2011

  • 23 June

    Photos: M&M’s World London

    Kelly and I were in London last week. I have been many times and know the whole tourist sights; Buckingham Palace, Big Ben, Parliament, Downing Street, London Eye, Tower Bridge and so on. After lunch in Trafalgar square we took the short stroll to Leicester Square,and even I was surprised by what I saw. There it was – M&M’s world, complete with life size …

  • 21 June

    5 Reasons New Zealand Is Great For First Time Backpackers

    Back in 2009 I was looking to travel,  I was 21 years old and I had a job that I loved but I always knew I wanted to see the world. I really didn’t know where to start, I had ideas but there were so many options available to me. After a little research my heart was set on New Zealand, It …

  • 18 June

    Interview: Justin From 48 Hour Adventure

    Justin is an Australian living in London. With only weekends available to travel, he explores European cities on a regular basis between working as an IT consultant during the week. He runs 48 Hour Adventure, a blog that   demonstrates that fulfilling short term travel experiences are possible. He writes articles and guides to motivate and inspire career focused people to …

  • 9 June

    Technogoose: Tough Compact Cameras

    Whenever I shop for gadgets I always have to think how practical they will be when travelling. My Panasonic FZ45 works great in lots of situations but when it comes to a day on the river or a late night out the bulky camera can be more of a burden. For a camera that will slip into your pocket, survive …

  • 6 June

    Interview – Kathryn From withasinglestep.org

    Kathryn is a fun-loving and passionate traveler who has turned her interest in exploring the world into a job as the Director of Marketing and Communicationsat Travelfusion She also writes about her own personal journey on her blog. In this interview she tells us about her future travel plans, why she loves Beijing and how she almost met her end off the …

  • 2 June

    How To Get A Canadian Working Holiday Visa

     THIS POST is from 2011, HOWEVER MOST THINGS ARE THE SAME AND THE POST IS STILL A GOOD INDICATOR OF THE  APPLICATION PROCESS, PLEASE REFER TO THE  IEC WEBSITE FOR UP TO DATE INFORMATION. CLICK HERE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT AND I WILL GET BACK TO YOU ASAP Canada is adventure on a large scale. …

May, 2011

  • 31 May

    Top 5 Tips on Packing Light

    Have you ever had to lug a huge awkward bag around everywhere you go, causing back injury and pain, or been in an embarrassing situation where you are forced to throw away some of your possessions to avoid a overweight baggage charge? If you have, you will understand how important packing light really is. Packing a light bag will not …

  • 30 May

    Global Goose Now Available on Kindle

    Having a Kindle is great for long bus trips, just don't forget to charge it fully

    Global Goose is now available on the Amazon Kindle! Now you can read our fabulous content from a beach hut in Malaysia, a sailboat off the coast of France, or a log cabin in the forests of Northern British Columbia, Canada! Once you have subscribed the posts will automatically be downloaded directly to your Kindle so you can read them …

  • 28 May

    Walks in the Sand – Our Most Beautiful Algarve Portugal Beach Photos

    We have been in the Algarve for 5 days now and with views and walks as beautiful as this I constantly find myself taking my sunglasses off to capture the moments. A nice 15  minute stroll from our apartment in Quarteira to the larger town of Vilamoura provides some pretty breathtaking scenes. We have spent a lot of time by the beach and these are …

  • 24 May

    Technogoose: Our Essential Travel Electronics

    We all need to stay connected while on the road, here are the top 5 travel electronics I like to take with me as I travel around the world.

  • 4 May

    Interview – Kate from AdventurousKate.com

    Our latest interview is with Kate from adventurouskate.com, and this American girls’ story can really inspire those who are sitting at home dreaming of worldwide adventures.

  • 4 May

    TripAdvisor Announces Top 25 Destinations of the World

    TripAdvisor users have voted Cape Town the top travel destination in the world. The third annual Travellers’ Choice Awards named the South African city top, with Australian Sydney coming in second and Peruvian Machu Picchu third.

April, 2011

  • 20 April

    Interview: Laura from AWanderingSole.com

    We enjoy meeting other travelers and reading about their adventures on their travel blogs. We love to interview the people who inspire us. This is an interview with Laura, an American professional nomad and amateur runner. Take a look at her blog at awanderingsole.com to learn more about what she does. We particularly enjoyed the scarily honest confessions of a …

  • 6 April

    Advice for First-Time Travellers

    Scared? You’re not the only one I remember being a fresh faced newbie backpacker turning up at my first hostel after 35 hours of travelling from Manchester, UK to Auckland, New Zealand. Truthfully, I didn’t have a clue what I was doing. I soon realised the position I put myself in was shared by so many people around me. Every …

  • 6 April

    Worlds Coolest Cities: Manchester

    Photo by Anosmia

    A trip to the UK isn’t complete without enjoying its second city, the “Capital of the North of England”. Manchester is a modern haven of sexy British cool, known for its music scene, shopping, dining and of course football. Why is Manchester so effortlessly hip? Pic by Anosmia

  • 6 April

    Tech: Why Amazon’s Kindle is Great for Travellers

    You wont get far on the Amazon website without being told how great the Kindle is. The newest version of the popular e-reader is the Kindle 3 and comes in 2 models; The Kindle (with Wifi) and the Kindle 3G (with Wifi & free 3G).

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