This evening, my father and I rediscovered our mutual interest in India and everything Bollywood. Eating a Thai Red Curry for dinner with movie song clips playing on Youtube made for interesting dinner conversation. We commented that both of our recent trips were somewhat inspired by various scenes that we have seen in recent-ish Bollywood … Continue reading India in 128 hours.
Bhutan is a magical place, one that many travellers can only dream about. Wanting to make the most of my opportunity, my two weeks could not have more perfect! I left with new friends, a wealth of Buddhist knowledge and hunger for more. Friendly, respectful and outgoing, the Bhutanese welcomed me with open arms. Thangthangka, … Continue reading Bhutan for the Backpacker: My Experience
The adventures of packing. The smallest detail which can make or break a trip. That small charger you forgot, or that extra pair of shoes you never needed. We've all been there. I know each time I go on a trip I play a small game of tetris with my backpack, hoping to make the … Continue reading Packing Tips: My Must Have Items
So as the summer is winding down in the tourist mecca of Interlaken, I finally had myself three days free from work. I was leaving the nest! Although Switzerland is as central Europe as it gets, leaving can sometimes be hard sans Car. With options limited to the Swiss trains, I decided to head to … Continue reading 24 Hours in Zermatt: I have to get there first.
A Bucket List can sometimes be a reflextion on a person. They are a fun way to shape goals and future plans.
It's frustrating. There is only so many pictorial books, maps and travelogues that one can read before it becomes clear. Everything is possible. Although times have changed since Shakespear and I wouldn't be attacking the world with a sword, I have a GPS and a sense of action. For a long time (or ever) my … Continue reading The World Is Really An Oyster.
Starting when I came to Europe at 18, never having ever visited any part of it and on a one-way ticket, my desire for travel has always been a fire burning under my passport. Although I thought I would come to Europe and travel around (never had travelled, and never read a guide-book), life took … Continue reading Asia and a Newbie.
There was this guy in at work yesterday and he stunk. And I shouldn't say he stunk, but there was definitely a body odour issue. I think it was to the point that he didn’t know how bad it was. I noticed it first when he was sitting on the couch area near our bar, … Continue reading Iquitos and a Shower.