My first experience staying in hostels: the good, the bad, and the ugly.

The first thing I notice about my new friend Marco is that he has very hairy legs. This isn't usually something I notice in new people, but then again, I don't usually wake up a metre away from them either. Marco is Hungarian but living in Berlin, I learn, and has a penchant for flowery … Continue reading My first experience staying in hostels: the good, the bad, and the ugly.

INTERVIEW: Meet Henrik Jeppesen, the man who’s been to all 193 countries

How many countries have you been to in your lifetime? 20? 30? Even more? Meet Henrik Jeppesen - the Danish 29-year-old who's visited every country in the world. "I don't collect objects," he shrugged, "I collect experiences." Starting his travels just 10 years earlier at the age of 18, Jeppeson decided to put travel first in … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Meet Henrik Jeppesen, the man who’s been to all 193 countries

The six types of people you’ll meet in every hostel

I've just returned from my first solo travel trip, to Copenhagen, Stockholm and Poland. Not only that, but it was my first hostel experience, which you'll be able to read more about in another post very soon! I met so many amazing people, but one thing I have realised is that you will almost definitely … Continue reading The six types of people you’ll meet in every hostel

The pros and cons of using AirBnb

Whenever I go away, one of the things I love most is fully immersing myself in a different culture, and what better way to do that than to stay in someone's apartment? I think of it like workaway, but y'know, you pay for the experience, and all you have to do in return is keep … Continue reading The pros and cons of using AirBnb