7 Reasons Why Downtime is Important When You’re Travelling

7 Reasons Why Downtime is Important When You’re Travelling

Travelling is not all first class flights, beautiful beaches and amazing adventures. Sometimes we all need a duvet day and some comfort food no matter where we are. Here are 7 reasons why downtime is important when you travel.   1. Travelling is exhausting The...
Is this the kindest kid in China?

Is this the kindest kid in China?

Sometimes things happen that take you by surprise, make you want to be a better person and give you a bit of hope for the future. On our way to visit the Great Wall we had one of those experiences… Journey to the Great Wall I’d read up on how to get there...
Why do travellers keep saying they have “done” places?

Why do travellers keep saying they have “done” places?

Please forgive me for this contemptible rant, but I’ve developed an almost debilitating pet hate in the time that I have been travelling. It’s petty, it’s insignificant and it’s MY problem, not yours. But every time I hear someone say they have...
It’s rude to stare. But is it racist?

It’s rude to stare. But is it racist?

“Fuck off home you nigger” The sentence chilled me. Time slowed down as I processed the words that had just been spat in my direction, outside a football ground in the north of England. Despite it happening over ten years ago I remember it vividly. It made...
Is travelling making me angry?

Is travelling making me angry?

I’m generally a very level headed, calm and easy going person. My mum used to say that if I was any more laid back I’d be horizontal. When we set off on our travels, friends and family kept telling us that it would change us, and I guess that’s one...