Imagine a future without borders. What kind of a difference would it make to the world? Would people be more free? Would there be chaos?
We flew into Milan about 4pm, whilst listening to our Italian Music Playlist for inspiration and headed straight to our accommodation. We had decided to stay in a luxury hotel for our two nights here and start the trip with a little comfort. Luxury hotels were by no means to be a regular feature on... Continue Reading →
We rolled in at dusk, which is exactly the wrong time to be arriving into Quito. I skimmed over the pages in my Lonely Planet once more and confirmed that the onward public transport from the main Quito bus terminal to the El Giron area was considered too dangerous at night. We opted for a... Continue Reading →
Ryanair haven't planned their staff holidays well enough and have a huge backlog, which now means they are having to cancel many flights, effecting almost half a million customers. In amongst this all, they’ve cancelled my own flight. Here's how I'm tackling the situation.
On the day I was born, I was given a teddy bear. Not the most masculine of starts to a story I've ever told but there we go...
This was the first Loki hostel I’d stayed at and I’d chosen it specifically, as I was in the mood to party. The Lonely Planet I had described it as ‘not for the faint hearted’ and I took this as a glowing endorsement.
How altitude and a near death experience can change you.
A fresh approaching to budget backpacking, saving and affording travel.
One of the most common reasons I hear from people heading off travelling, is that they want to “live in the moment” or "seize the day". It’s as good a reason as any however, if this means years of sacrifices, budgeting and saving to prepare for a trip, then that doesn’t sound very much like living in the moment, does it?