Creaking ladders and questionable plug sockets, ice-cold showers and dodgy wifi: when it comes to hostels, I’ve had my fair share of experiences. It was only when I logged back into Hostelworld to book my accommodation for my upcoming trip to Vietnam that I realised just how many hostels I’ve stayed in over the last […]Read More The six types of people you’ll meet in every hostel
I’ll admit it. I’m struggling being anchored in the UK, with little to no travel plans for the near future. This time last year I’d already completed two trips and had two more in the works. Having only 12 days holiday to use in the next six months means my travel plans are limited to […]Read More 2017: A year of travel in photos
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 […]Read More My first experience staying in hostels: the good, the bad, and the ugly.
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 […]Read More INTERVIEW: Meet Henrik Jeppesen, the man who’s been to all 193 countries
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 […]Read More The pros and cons of using AirBnb