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. …

Would You Eat at The ‘Boracay Toilet’?

On a recent trip to Boracay, I stumbled across a novel dining experience… A restaurant devoted entirely to the humble toilet. The simply named ‘Boracay Toilet‘ restaurant is a new concept to the Philippines, although neighbours Taiwan have been eating shit at ‘Modern Toilet‘ for years. The bog, crapper, throne, lavvy, can, commode, shitter, whatever you call it, it’s probably the last place …

How to Make Friends in Hostels

Ah, hostel life. It’s social, it’s friendly, it’s a great way to meet new people. But it’s not always easy being the new face. What if you’re travelling by yourself and you’re lacking the confidence to approach people? The good news is you already have something in common with everybody here. You’re all exploring a new place, and you all …