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...
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...
7 Reasons Why We Loved La Paz

7 Reasons Why We Loved La Paz

Before we arrived in Bolivia we were a little bit uneasy as we had read that La Paz was one of the most dangerous cities in the world and a little bit uninspired because various people we’d met had plenty of bad things to say about it. Most concerning for us was...