Interviews Philosophy Of Travel

The World According To… Tom Allen

I was recently given this list of questions to answer for Wanderlust magazine; a rare opportunity to bang on guiltlessly about my opinions and experiences.

Mountain/desert/jungle/ocean — which are you?

Some of my favourite experiences have been in the desert. Life has to slow down in the heat and dryness, and that sense of calm is a welcome opposite from the busy lives we lead at home. I love the mountains, too – they breed a unique kind of culture and help remind us of our insignificance.

Cycling the Nubian desert

First travel experience?