The #travelbookclub discusses Finding George Orwell in Burma by Sarah Larkin

We started the New Year with a discussion about a travel book which is very close to my heart. I remember reading Finding George Orwell…

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I smile because I am different

I smile because I am different

I got thinking about this post after reading something a fellow traveller had written on Facebook about being laughed at by locals. Although this is…

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How should I set a budget for my trip?

How should I set a budget for my trip?

It’s all very well getting super-organised about your saving but how much money will you actually need for your career break or sabbatical? Now I’m…

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It Could Only Happen To Me - A transport downgrade in Burma

It Could Only Happen To Me – A transport downgrade in Burma

When you’re travelling long-term it’s inevitable that you’re going to have a few bumps and scrapes, along the way. Plans don’t always run smoothly, things…

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Why I love the travel community on Twitter

Why I love the travel community on Twitter

Now what I’m about to tell you may be hard to believe. But not everyone loves travelling. I know, crazy isn’t it? But believe it…

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30 reasons why 2012 was such an amazing year

30 reasons why 2012 was such an amazing year

There are countless reasons why 2012 was such a great year for me. Here’s 30 of them:     You can find out more about…

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Happy New Year and all that jazz

Happy New Year and all that jazz

As the clock struck midnight last New Year’s Eve I was on a rooftop in Buenos Aires, surrounded by new friends I’d met at the…

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It Could Only Happen To Me - Inviting myself to stay at a stranger's house in Burma

It Could Only Happen To Me – Inviting myself to stay at a stranger’s house in Burma

I don’t know what is the most “it could only happen to me” moment of my visit to the village of Pan Kam in Burma….

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Where to start?

Where to start?

Planning a trip but not sure where to start? Check out http://bit.ly/StfB5F for some tips.

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