A short rant on Cleanliness, Personal Hygiene and the Ethics of Slime

A short rant on Cleanliness, Personal Hygiene and the Ethics of Slime
I recently stayed at a house that had a bathroom that looked like it might have actually been haunted; it looked like a nastier, more putrid smelling place than the cabin from The Evil Dead in the final moments of the movie… and we were staying here for another 4 whole nights, awesome. I’m a pretty easy ...

The Quiet Joys of Travelling with Children 3

The Quiet Joys of Travelling with Children
  The wail of what sounded like a donkey being impaled on a stake cut through the recycled air with the same savage ferocity and speed as a taxi driver in India cuts through traffic .. my tired, bloodshot eyes shoot open, leaving my vision blurry and my senses confused in a rush of adrenaline ...

Disturbing Foods From Around The World

Disturbing Foods From Around The World
Thought that old bit of cheese that’s been sitting around the fridge for years is bad? I don’t think so; in my travels I have seen and had some very ‘interesting’ food experiences. Filipino Balut comes to mind as does eating bugs in Thailand or drinking snake blood vodka in Vietnam but there are hundreds ...

What Medical Supplies Do I Travel With? 1

What Medical Supplies Do I Travel With?
What could be worse than being somewhere rather exotic, somewhere that you’ve been looking forward to seeing and exploring for quite some time and then coming down with the flu or hurting yourself just prior to heading off on your day trip or (usually expensive) booked tour. Great examples of these situations that I’ve managed ...

Scams In Turkey Post # 1: Honey.. When did you buy a Ferrari in Turkey? 1

Scams In Turkey Post # 1: Honey.. When did you buy a Ferrari in Turkey?
Ask anybody who’s been overseas to one of the fraud hot-spots of the world and they will tell you just how easy it is to get ripped off by a well-practiced con-artist. Yes, I’m looking at you Turkey, Nigera and China.. I’m going to talk specifically about turkey since it’s where I just happen to ...

The 10 Best Tourist Attractions in Europe 6

The 10 Best Tourist Attractions in Europe
Putting together a list of the 10 best tourist attractions in Europe was going to take some thought.. after all Europe’s a big place and there are a ridiculous number of great sites to experience. After some serious thought, writing lists, re-writing those lists, then finally ignoring the stupid lists altogether, I came up with ...

The 10 Worst Tourist Attractions in Europe 29

The 10 Worst Tourist Attractions in Europe
Certain times in your life it’s quite natural to be really disappointed.. Be it watching a Dockers game, cooking a soufflé or realising you need to pee just as you get into bed.. but when it happens overseas in a foreign country that you have paid thousands of dollars to get to and after elbowing ...

Toronto – Some Less Common Spots of Interest

Toronto – Some Less Common Spots of Interest
When you think of Toronto, generally a few things come to mind.. Hockey, shopping, CN Tower, Niagra Falls etc.. but there are actually quite a few other great sites and activities to consider if you’re in town for longer than a few days, that make for a different Toronto experience. Ok so it’s no Rome, ...

14 Random Travel Tips: Save time, money, pain and frustration 6

14 Random Travel Tips: Save time, money, pain and frustration
So after being abroad for a long time, you pick up a few things from the experience. Tips from other travellers, sneaky hints you can use to save money and you get a pretty good eye for spotting a scam. I wanted to write a post about some general travel tips and hints, basically things ...

Packing In A Career For Long Term Travel – Ups, Downs & Observations 4

Packing In A Career For Long Term Travel - Ups, Downs & Observations
I have been asked the question fairly frequently on my travels: What exactly is it like to quit a career to travel the world long term? In the opening acts of my journey I would have responded with something akin to: ‘I guess it must feel a bit like it does when you retire’ and ...
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