You’ve bought the expensive first aid kit. You’ve had all the necessary injections and now feel like a pin cushion. Your malaria meds are ready and waiting. Sunscreen – check. Hand sanitizer – check. You’re as ready as you can be to hit the road and explore foreign climes (if you are as organised as … More The Dangers Of Travel
The Boy’s Perspective: I’m all alone, zombie-apocalypse style, in the staff accommodation attached to a deserted bar in a solitude-inal ski town in the North Island of New Zealand. A few weeks prior a small dilapidated-looking black van had pulled up outside the residence and, after a short conversation with a ‘surfed out’ looking Yorkshireman, … More Pork Or Death?
TRAVELLERS BEWARE: Children, especially orphans, are not a tourist attraction! Harmony Farm, also known as the Cambodian Children Rural Development Organisation, is a Khmer-run NGO. It is located in a village a stone’s throw from Beng Mealea temple, about 70km northeast of Siem Reap. First off I want to make it clear that we didn’t … More Visiting a Cambodian Orphanage
At the end of May I have booked a flight to Thailand and I will be setting off to travel, beginning in Southeast Asia for five months or so. I’m excited and nervous, but most of all can’t wait to get out there and start seeing the world. However… It wasn’t supposed to be like … More When your travel plans fall through…
When you have spent months and months saving up and planning for the trip of a lifetime, the few months before you actually leave can become rather daunting and uncomfortable. For so long our trip has been 18 months away, a year away, six months away – now all of a sudden it is only … More Pre-departure Jitters