It’s no secret that the road is filled with countless hazards that can totally derail your perfect holiday.
There’s the guy who hustles you as soon as you come out of arrivals in the airport.
There’s the taxi driver who’s planning to rip you off, or worse, drive you into a dark alley and demand
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slum tour with Smokey Tours, I was kindly offered to join them on one of their bike tours through Manila.
At the time, I hadn’t
“So, are you going to look for work when you get home?” she asked.
The semester was winding down, and it was only a few weeks before exams wrapped up and we were all released from our year of
Earlier this year, friend and fellow blogger Trisha Velarmino wrote a hilarious article titled
The 7 Men You Will Meet On The Road. If you haven’t read it, go do it now, it’s a great laugh.
After reading it, I
The mud is black.
There’s trash everywhere.
And the smell is…well…the smell is like a mixture of wet clothes and rotten wood. It’s not necessarily unpleasant, but definitely distinct.
I look around at the kids running through the alleys, the women selling ‘useful trash’ such as
They say there can be too much of a good thing.
Too much fun. Too much money. Too much travel.
Too much travel? Really?
As I sit here in my hostel in Quito, typing away on a rainy afternoon, I realise what a tired and jaded traveller I’ve become. I’m in one of the most diverse and
Yep, that’s it. See that photo up there? ^
That’s my old cubicle.
I didn’t like it very much.
I hated it, actually.
I guess that’s why I unapologetically trash having a 9-5 pretty regularly on this blog.
When I posted my tips for
finding cheap airfares a few months ago, many of you were surprised at how complex the process was. And, I totally agree with you. I’d estimate I could spend up Read more
Isn’t it funny, how dreams can change.
It was by complete accident that I ended up in New York City. In fact, I had never planned on entering the United States at all. But some horrendous travel planning and a few last minute changes was all it took to shake things up and land me in NYC for a week in transit.
So, you’ve finally done it. You’ve decided you’re going to quit your job (or take a shizload of leave) and set off on an adventure around the world…alone.
But solo travel brings with it a huge amount of fears, doubts and second thoughts. What if you make no friends? What if you