5 Rainy Day Activities in and Around Sydney

There’s no doubt that Sydney is a city built for the outdoors. Miles of gorgeous, sweeping beaches, hidden coves, a massive harbour ripe for sailing… The list goes on. On a sunny day you really can’t beat it. But what about when the weather doesn’t play ball? I’ve found myself sitting inside on a windy and cold Christmas Day after …

A Night Withlocals in Hanoi

When I first landed in Hanoi, I was fresh from 3 and a half months travelling around India. I was exhausted. Tired from the frenetic pace of India and seeking something a little easier. Hanoi was my antidote. The first thing I did when I arrived was put on a pair of shorts (not something I was able to do …

15 Truths Learned From a Year of Travel

It’s hardly possible to believe, but today (February 9th) marks a whole year since I started my round the world adventure. So far I haven’t made it quite around the world (I’m halfway there, from the UK to New Zealand), but I’ve travelled a lot more slowly and taken in much more than I thought I would when I started. …