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What’s New

30th May 2017

A long blog about Tony and Tatiana’s experiences in Japan!

23rd May 2017

Updated the Countries, Islands and Principalities Visited page.

Also added a recent photo taken in Sapporo, Japan.

17th May 2017

Two videos of waterfalls in Japan: Nunobiki Waterfall (downtown Kobe) and Minoh Waterfall (Osaka Prefecture).

Photos of Tony with a crocodile at Paga Sacred Crocodile Pond on the Ghana-Burkina Faso border.

2nd May 2017

Added two more videos of Tony in Ghana – Paga Slave Camp and Kintampo waterfall.

27th April 2017

Videos added: Tony with sacred crocodiles in Ghana and Karfiguela Falls in Burkina Faso.

26th April 2017

New video of Tony and Tatiana recorded in Sendai, Japan.

24th April 2017

New photos taken in Abene, south Senegal and Tokyo, Japan.

New video recorded in Abene, south Senegal.

14th April 2017

Added photos of Tony and Tatiana taken in Ireland, Cornwall and Devon during June and July 2016.

6th December 2016

New radio interview – BBC Radio Bristol, 21st November 2016.

Also added two short videos of Tony and Tatiana with sheep in New Zealand.

14th November 2016

Added two more videos from New Zealand: Tony and Tatiana going through the ‘Hole in the Rock’ and Tony Zorbing.

5th November 2016

Added photo of Tony and Tatiana at Te Vara Nui Village, Cook Islands.

3rd November 2016

Added a video of Tony sandboarding in New Zealand.

31st October 2016

Tony has sent a new video from New Zealand.

Also, a 20-minute interview with Radio New Zealand added to the audio page.

28th October 2016

Added photo of Tony and Tatiana in New Zealand.

27th October 2016

New audio interview for the Eyes On Success podcast.

18th October 2016

Added another interview with Steve Collins.

2nd October 2016

New radio interview with Steve Collins on 6PR in Perth, Australia.

22nd September 2016

Details about Tony’s new ebook Seeing the America’s My Way added. Details here.

16th September 2016

Added more photos from Curaçao, February 2016

Places and Islands Visited in Greece page updated.

1st August 2016

Added lots more videos from travels around Caribbean and Central America (February-May 2016).

Updated the Countries, Islands and Principalities Visited and European Countries Visited pages.

4th July 2016

Added video of Tony’s 16th bungee jump at Monteverde, Costa Rica. Mid-April 2016.

13th June 2016

Updated the Countries, Islands and Principalities Visited page.

9th May 2016

Six new videos of Tony rafting in the Rio Pacuare, near Turrialba, Costa Rica.

Also a new blog post.

3rd May 2016

Added four photos Tony has sent from Nicaragua.

26th April 2016

Added four photos from Tenorio National Park, Costa Rica.

17th April 2016

Added another photo from Costa Rica and a new blog post.

4th April 2016

Added photo taken in San Jose, capital of Costa Rica.

29th March 2016

Added two photos taken in Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica.

25th March 2016

Added three new videos of Tony ziplining at El Valle de Antòn, Panama. There are also photos taken in Panama here.

11th March 2016

New press article “Reizen is meer dan zien van natuur of kleuren” from Zaterdag magazine, Curaçao.

9th March 2016

Added five new videos recorded in Bonaire, Aruba and Panama.

25th February 2016

Tony has sent some photos from Curaçao.

25th January 2016

Added a photo gallery taken in Belarus (October 2015).

23rd December 2015

New photo gallery taken during Tony and Tatiana’s visit to the USA in June 2015.

3rd December 2015

Updated the Countries, Islands and Principalities Visited and European Countries Visited pages.

9th November 2015

Added a photo gallery taken in the Faroe Islands (August 2015).

14th October 2015

Photos and videos added from Tony’s visit to the Green School, central Bali, April 2015.

10th September 2015

Added a photo gallery taken in Gloucester, 15th August 2015.

25th August 2015

Added a photo gallery taken in Greece and Turkey, September 2014.

21st August 2015

Countries, Islands and Principalities Visited and European Countries Visited pages updated.

28th July 2015

Added new Places Visited in Turkey page and updated Places Visited in the USA.

17th July 2015

Added a recent newspaper article about Tony that appeared in Pontianak Life (West Kalimantan, Indonesia). The original Indonesian language version is included along with an English translation.

9th July 2015

Added another 14 videos filmed in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea to the videos page.

16th June 2015

Three recent videos recorded in Indonesia added to the videos page.

8th June 2015

Added photos from Pontianak, West Kalimantan to the Indonesia (2015) photo gallery.

1st June 2015

Added a photo gallery taken in Turkey (April-May 2014).

29th May 2015

Countries, Islands and Principalities Visited page updated.

20th May 2015

Added a photo gallery taken in Azerbaijan (October 2014).

27th February 2015

A few photos taken in Jakarta, Indonesia.

30th January 2015

New photo gallery: Republic of Moldova, June 2014.
Added photos from Iași to the Romania, May-June 2014 gallery.

19th January 2015

Added a photo gallery taken in Ukraine (June 2014).

13th January 2015

Updated the front page: Tony’s book is also available in EPUB format from Kobo.

1st December 2014

More photos (Cluj-Napoca, Turda, Sighetu Marmației and Suceava) added to the Romania (May 2014) gallery.

18th November 2014

More photos (Sighișoara) added to the Romania (May 2014) gallery.

5th November 2014

More photos (Brașov, Râșnov and Bran) added to the Romania (May 2014) gallery.

24th October 2014

More photos (Sibiu and Brașov) added to the Romania (May 2014) gallery.

Also updated the Countries, Islands and Principalities Visited and European Countries Visited pages.

3rd October 2014

More photos (Hunedoara Town) added to the Romania (May 2014) gallery.

29th August 2014

More photos (Timișoara and Alba Iulia) added to the Romania (May 2014) gallery.

15th August 2014

Photos: additional photos added to the Romania (May 2014) gallery.

14th August 2014

New press article: Zwiedza świat, którego nie widzi (Polish language, English translation coming soon).

12th August 2014

Countries, Islands and Principalities Visited and European Countries Visited pages updated.

3rd July 2014

New photo gallery: London, July 2013.

20th June 2014

New photo gallery: Tanzania, September 2013.

12th June 2014

New audio link: Choice Words, AMI-audio, Canada. June 2014 episode, which includes excerpts from Tony’s book.

19th May 2014

New photo gallery: Romania, May 2014.

12th May 2014

New blog post: Bucharest.

9th April 2014

Three photos and a video of Tony with his sister Annette in Dawlish, Devon.

27th March 2014

New photo gallery: Southern Italy, September 2013.

26th March 2014

New Chinese language article added, including a rough English translation.

Countries, Islands and Principalities Visited and European Countries Visited pages updated.

10th March 2014

New press article with quotes from Tony: Come to Your Senses (The Sydney Morning Herald).

17th February 2014

New photo gallery: Ionian Islands, Greece, September 2013.

28th January 2014

New photo gallery: Scotland, July 2013.

14th January 2014

A new Italian language article about Tony:

  • Read the original here.
  • Read a text only version here.
  • A rough English translation (using Google Translate) here.

24th December 2013

Four new videos from Tony’s recent travels in East Africa.

20th December 2013

The following pages have been updated:

19th December 2013

Lots of new photos!

Also, read a new magazine article about Tony. This recently appeared in IMS Travel Tales magazine.

25th November 2013

Read Tony’s latest blog post from Kenya here.

14th November 2013

Added four photos Tony has sent from Uganda. More coming soon.

1st November 2013

Music page added with Spanish-Latin music chosen by Tony.

12th October 2013

New blog entry: Tanzania.

6th October 2013

New blog entry: Back in Africa.

5th September 2013

Updated Countries, Islands and Principalities Visited and European Countries Visited pages.

30th August 2013

New photos: Channel Islands, May 2013.

2nd August 2013

New photos: Athens, Greece, April 2013.

10th July 2013

New photos: Torquay, Devon, June 2013 and Isla Negra, Chile, February 2011.

6th June 2013

Added a few photos taken in Santorini, April 2013.

3rd June 2013

Added a link to Tony’s story in the May edition of the DAISY Planet newsletter.

31st May 2013

Added more photos from Tony’s travels in Colombia and Ecuador last December.

28th May 2013

Added another 50 photos from Tony’s visit to Venezuela in November 2012.

15th May 2013

News updated on the front page. Plus, a new interview with Tony recorded for the Eyes on Success radio programme.

24th April 2013

More photos from Venezuela – Canaima National Park.

15th April 2013

New photo gallery: York and Hartlepool, England, April 2013.

12th April 2013

New photo gallery: Guyana, November 2012.

3rd April 2013

New video added to the front page.

28th March 2013

New photo gallery: French Guiana, November 2012.

22nd March 2013

New photo gallery: Suriname, November 2012.

27th February 2013

New videos added: Venezuela and Colombia, November-December 2012.

25th February 2013

Updated Countries, Islands and Principalities Visited, European Countries Visited and Places and Islands Visited in Greece.

20th February 2013

New photo gallery: Vienna, Austria (September 2012).

11th February 2013

New blog post added. Plus a set of photos from Tony and Tatiana’s travels in Slovenia last September.

29th January 2013

Photos galleries added for Tony’s travels in Croatia, Bosnia Herzegovina, Montenegro and Albania in September 2012.

21st January 2013

Details of the ‘On the Road – Off the Page’ event added to the front page.

8th January 2013

28th December 2012

The last blog post from Tony’s trip around South America has been added. Also, the Countries Visited page has been updated.

14th December 2012

News updated on the front page.

10th December 2012

More photos from Venezuela and Colombia: view the gallery here. Includes paragliding, bungee jumping and mud bathing!

3rd December 2012

Read Tony’s latest blog here. More adventures! Paragliding in Merida, Venezuela and then bungee jumping in San Gil, Colombia.

28th November 2012

New blog post about Tony’s travels in Guyana and Venezuela.

26th November 2012

New photos: Canaima National Park, Venezuela, November 2012 – includes Angel Falls, the world’s highest waterfall.

20th November 2012

New photos: Annai Village, Guyana, November 2012.

14th November 2012

News from Tony in Georgetown, Guyana (front page).

23rd October 2012

Bungee jump from the Transporter bridge, Middlesbrough: photos and video.

3rd October 2012

New photos: Italy and Greece, April-May 2012.

29th September 2012

Countries, Islands and Principalities Visited and European Countries Visited pages updated.

11th September 2012

New photos: Hartlepool, north-east England, June 2012

24th August 2012

New video of Tony on local TV news in Zurich, Switzerland. View it on the videos page.

21st August 2012

Countries Visited updated.

3rd August 2012

New photos: Mauritania, Senegal & The Gambia, February-March 2012. More photos from Senegal, Mali and Guinea coming soon.

1st August 2012

New photos: Devon, June-July 2012.

27th July 2012

New photos: England and Wales, June-July 2011.

12th July 2012

Countries Visited page updated.

8th July 2012

Photos from Tony’s trip to Morocco and Western Sahara added. More photos from Tony’s travels in West Africa coming soon.

1st June 2012

Added an interview Tony has done for BCFM, an independent community radio station based in Bristol. Listen on the Audio Interviews page.

30th May 2012

New set of photos: Punta Arenas & Santiago, Chile, February 2011.

The European Countries Visited page has been updated.

28th May 2012

Two new radio interviews:

  • Chris Norton interviewed Tony last Thursday on The Wild Show, Phonic FM, Exeter.
  • This morning Tony was interviewed by John Darvall on BBC Radio Bristol.

Listen to both of these on the Audio Interviews page.

24th May 2012

Six new videos from Tony’s visit to West Africa earlier this year. Watch them on the video page.

Also, added a set of photos taken in Greece between May and July last year. They include: Salamis Island, the island of Paros and the archaeological remains at Mycenae.

22nd May 2012

An interesting new interview Tony recorded for Talk Radio Europe last Friday. Listen to it on the Audio Interviews page.

21st May 2012

Countries Visited page updated.

15th May 2012

Updated the front page with news of an exciting Amazon special offer: A free Kindle copy of Tony’s book ‘Seeing the World My Way’ available from the 20th to 21st of May on Amazon.

4th May 2012

Radio interview with Tony featured on Deutsche Welle’s World Link programme. Listen to it on the Deutsche Welle website.

27th April 2012

Listen to a new radio interview with Tony: RFI English.

26th April 2012

Added a photo from Tony’s recent visit to Mali. Many more photos of Tony’s travels in West Africa coming soon.

12th April 2012

Photos of Tony’s visit to Malta and Gozo in January.

26th March 2012

Added a link on the articles page to Simon Fenton’s recent blog post – Tony stayed with Simon in Abene, southern Senegal .

24th March 2012

Added photos of Tony in taken Abene, southern Senegal.

1st March 2012

Lots of photos from Tony’s visit to the South Shetland Islands and Antarctic Peninsula last year.

19th January 2012

Recent photos from Padova & Lake Como, Italy, added.

4th January 2012

New interview with Tony by Justin Troupe for www.theendlessweekend.com.

Also, a better translation of the interview Tony did for Finnish publication Tuntosarvi in January 2011.

16th December 2011

More photos from Tony’s Falkland Islands trip added.

15th December 2011

Added more photos from Tony’s trip to Argentina in January of this year. The page is here.

23rd November 2011

More photos from Tony’s visit to the US in September. New photos of Indianapolis, Nashville and Washington, DC.

26th October 2011

A new set of photos from Tony’s visit to New York in September.

19th October 2011

New press release added regarding the conversion of Tony’s book into braille by the RNIB.

18th October 2011

Interview with Bristol Community Radio added to the Radio Interviews page.

10th October 2011

You can now listen to Tony’s interview on BBC Wiltshire radio from last Saturday (8th October) on the Radio Interviews page.

The Countries Visited and Places Visited in the USA pages have also been updated.

4th October 2011

A link to a new blog post about Tony has been added to the Press Articles page. Or you can go directly to the Beautifully Blind blog here.

See the News section in left column for details of forthcoming book signings and a talk at the Bristol Festival of Literature.

19th August 2011

An interview with Lonely Planet Magazine from April 2011.

On the radio interviews page a new interview with the eyes2eyes website based in Minnesota, USA. Recorded on Monday, 15th August 2011.

15th August 2011

A few photos from Lyme Regis, Dorset, 14th August 2011.

New blog interview link added to the Press Articles page.

12th August 2011

Two photo galleries added: Rome, Italy, July 2011 and Sailing in Tor Bay, near Brixham, Devon, August 2011.

10th August 2011

Tony’s Antarctica Cruise page added.

27th July 2011

European Countries Visited added. Places Visited in Greece updated.

More videos from Antarctica and the Falkland Islands added.

25th July 2011

A set of photos from Tony’s visit to Trabzon, Turkey in October 2010.

Countries Visited page updated.

22nd July 2011

Photos from Bolivia and Peru added. More still to come.

More videos from Antarctica.

16th July 2011

Radio interview with Janet Kipling on BBC Radio Devon added.

12th July 2011

Six new videos added from Tony’s trip to Antarctica and the Falkland Islands earlier this year.

Also, three new press articles from the Bristol Review of Books, Northampton University’s alumni magazine and a Finnish publication.

8th July 2011

Countries Visited page updated. Plus, a new page added: Continents of the World visited.

24th May 2011

An article from the Teignmouth Post from 15th April.

20th May 2011

Listen to Tony’s latest interview on the radio interviews page. He was interviewed by Graham Torrington on BBC Radio Bristol.

27th April 2011

Captions now added for all the Republic of Georgia and Armenia photos.

18th April 2011

Photos of the Republic of Georgia and Armenia. Tony visited during October and November 2010. The captions are incomplete, the rest will appear soon.

7th April 2011

Countries Visited page updated.

21st March 2011

Read Tony’s latest blog post from South America.

4th March 2011

New photos from Ushuaia (Argentina) and Puerto Williams (Chile). Link.

1st March 2011

Go to the radio interviews page and listen to Tony’s recent interview on Falklands Radio.

Also, read Tony’s latest blog post from South America.

21st February 2011

Tony has sent a few photos from the Falkland Islands.

18th February 2011

New article from the Bristol Evening Post. Link.

15th February 2011

Lots of pictures from Tony and Tatiana’s trip to Corfu in September 2010.

14th February 2011

Added a few more photos from Tony’s expedition to Antarctica. Link.

7th February 2011

Photos of Tony’s expedition to Antarctica added. Plus, read his blog post about it here.

18th January 2011

Tony’s interview on In Touch (BBC Radio 4) is now available on the Radio interviews page.

17th January 2011

Added an English translation of the recent article published in Frankfurter Rundschau.

You can now buy Seeing the World My Way as an e-book from www.bristolebooks.co.uk. It will be available on Amazon later this month.

15th January 2011

You can listen to Tony’s interview on BBC Radio Bristol’s Saturday Surgery on the Radio interviews page.

Plus, Tony’s appearance on ITV West Country Tonight can now be viewed on the Video page.

12th January 2011

New press interviews added.

6th January 2011

Tony’s planning a trip to Antarctica and is looking for a companion. Read his blog post here.

Two recent press articles:

Plus, a new video featuring Tony from lonelyplanet.com. The 76-Second Travel Show: “Sound Challenge”.