He’s Got A Gun! Move! Now!

He’s Got A Gun! Move! Now!

We were sat in a lovely city centre park in the sleepy, peaceful city of Fukuoka in Japan just enjoying a beer and doing some people watching. We’d been watching this dude for an hour or so on and off running around the park, jumping off rocks and pretending to...
Has Travelling Cured My Anxiety?

Has Travelling Cured My Anxiety?

I remember vividly the first time that I had a panic attack. I was in the toilets at work around 7 years ago. I was 24. I’d not been able to stop crying for days following a huge family fallout but this was something else, I thought I was having a heart attack....
Going to Guilin? Follow our 3 Day Budget Travel Guide!

Going to Guilin? Follow our 3 Day Budget Travel Guide!

Guilin in the Guangxi province of South West China is a lovely city famous for it’s landscape. A perimeter dotted with individual green peaked mountains make for very picturesque views and being easily accessible by plane or train it’s well worth a stop...
Why You Should Visit Shanghai As A Budget Backpacker

Why You Should Visit Shanghai As A Budget Backpacker

Before we arrived in Shanghai I knew little about the history of the city and if truth be told I thought there wasn’t going to be that much to know. Don’t get me wrong I was excited to visit and experience the contrast that I’d heard the Chinese...
Homesick Check In: Six Months

Homesick Check In: Six Months

I was sat on a pallet drinking a beer in a hostel in Chengdu, China, when the news came through last week. I’d been waiting days, weeks for it and now it was finally here it was completely overwhelming. An explosion of emotions erupted inside me. My sister had...