Getting Sick Overseas & The 5th Level of Hell 2

Getting Sick Overseas & The 5th Level of Hell
There is a rather well known fact about travel that all travellers need to face at some point.. you’re probably going to get sick overseas and it’s going to suck… and I don’t mean getting homesick, I mean proper sick. Call it what you like: traveller’s diarrhea, food poisoning, gastro, a loose day on the ...

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Austria

Top 5 Reasons to Visit Austria
Julie Andrews feet don’t quite make my top 5 list of reasons to visit Austria unfortunately, although I’d have to say they do make the top 10..  Here’s a quick list of a few reasons why Austria is one of my favourite places in Europe. I’m not even going to include that fact that the ...

The Opportunity Cost of Travel: Should I travel long term?

The Opportunity Cost of Travel: Should I travel long term?
Do I have a trustworthy face? Does my writing inspire others to venture into the unknown, fight dragons and vanquish daemons in a quest for enlightenment and illumination?  As much as I would love to say yes, in reality I would have to say no, probably not.. yet I do get people frequently asking me ...

London Markets: 5 Favourites

London Markets: 5 Favourites
Lawd above! I’ll tell yew what, ‘ow abaaaht I give yew a deal ov a lifetime, two fer one an’ that’s me final offer, know what I mean mayte? – Random London market stall owner. I love a good market about as much as the next stingy person, especially if you’re on a budget and ...

Amusing Tourist Observations From Around The World

Amusing Tourist Observations From Around The World
I met Sam in the hostel bar in Vienna, Austria. At this point he’d been travelling for 4 years with no end in sight, he hasn’t shaved in about 12 months, cut his hair in over 2 years and frequently uses the words: ‘Let it be man..’ even in moments of conversation where they literally ...

Madrid: The Heart of Spain 2

Madrid: The Heart of Spain
There’s a saying the Spain: mañana! Which simply means ‘Tomorrow!’ it’s a reflection of the famous Spanish attitude to work and thus also the reason that many of the buildings in Spain take so damn long to build.. Seriously the Almudena Cathedral was started in 1879 and is still being amended today and let’s not ...

Scams In Turkey Post # 2: What to do if you get ripped off or scammed in Turkey 8

Scams In Turkey Post # 2: What to do if you get ripped off or scammed in Turkey
  DIE YOU DODGY AND EVIL STORE OWNER, DIEEEEE!!! The day dream ends with me chasing the sneaky bastard through the streets of Kusadasi brandishing a screaming chainsaw aloft and laughing maniacally… REVENGE!! Yes, getting ripped off can really suck, with consequences that range from ruining your day to ruining your whole trip it’s one ...

Road tripping in the USA 1

Road tripping in the USA
  Some of the best times I’ve had in America have actually happened because I was lost. The USA is a pretty big place, especially if you’re from somewhere like Europe with everything so close together. Places like the USA or Australia are big enough to drive all day and when you check how far ...

Travel Clothing Tips for Long Term Travel

Travel Clothing Tips for Long Term Travel
Half asleep, I slowly wake up as the glare from the light above hits me square in the eyes; this is why I hate hostels, some compete moron has come into our dorm in the middle of the night and turned on the light with absolutely no consideration for anyone else in the room.. I ...

Cleanliness Tips for Travellers and Hosts

Cleanliness Tips for Travellers and Hosts
In the spirit of the last post, I thought I would put a short list of fun things we can all do to ensure that we travel cleaner. Incorporating a good hygiene program into your daily list of things to do while on the road will always be a bonus for your travel companions.. trust ...
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