Being a tourist can be fun; you're exploring new places, you get to stay in a nice hotel and eat out a lot, you're not working and you can let your hair down. Did you ever stop to think about the people that live in these tourist destinations? It's not always easy for us, and the locals will sometimes resent the tourists for making everyday life so difficult.
Mongolia is one of those countries that's on everybody's bucket list, but not many people actually seem to visit. For those travellers on a budget, it's an expensive destination because it's almost impossible to get around with public transport (it doesn't really exist outside of the capital city), so you'll need to book a tour.... Continue Reading →
Spend at least three days here visiting the famous Red Square, St Basil's Cathedral, the Moscow Kremlin and the world's most beautiful metro!
Iceland, the land of fire and ice, is one of the most beautiful countries I've ever been to. Think vast plains and active volcanoes, snowy mountains and black sand beaches, ancient history and a landscape that inspired some eerie folklore. While it’s best visited in the summer if you want rolling green hills and a... Continue Reading →
For some, New Year's Eve is a special night; you get dressed up, go to a party, drink champagne, #newyearnewme. For others, it's just an excuse to get drunk and break those new year resolutions before they've even begun, don't act like you don't all do that occasionally. As a bartender, I've always been stuck... Continue Reading →
Perth is the largest city in Western Australia and the most isolated city in the world. There's plenty to keep you busy, however, and you'll need a place to rest your head at the end of a long day. If you're looking for budget accommodation in the heart of the city with plenty of free... Continue Reading →
As a long term traveller, every now and again I have one of those moments. I like to call it a quarter-life crisis, I'm sure you know the ones. Where you start questioning your entire existence: What am I doing with my life? Where is this path taking me? Did I make the right choice... Continue Reading →
Western Australia is massive. It covers 2,529,875 km2, or one third, of Australia, that's seriously huge. If it was its own country it would be in the Top 10 biggest countries in the world, you could fit England inside it 20 times, or Texas 4 times. Most of the population lives in Perth which is... Continue Reading →
After driving around 1,300km north in 8 days to swim with whale sharks it was finally time to turn around and make our way back home as fast as possible so Nigel the Nissan didn't cost us any more money. It was an impossibly long, boring and uneventful drive made marginally more exciting with the random... Continue Reading →