I planned my tour through Vietnam to include plenty of time in Hanoi to allow me to apply for my Chinese visa – this didn’t work out so well. The main piece of advice I can give you if you are looking to apply is book your outbound transport. It’s so simple, but I know […]Read More How NOT To Get A Chinese Visa In Hanoi
This weekend I spent sleeping in an army barracks on Dartmoor waking up at 6.45am. Doesn’t sound so great, but it was all part of the test for the Wasteland Ski training and selection weekend, an intense weekend of classes, talks and parties testing our ability to work hard and play hard! The location was […]Read More Wasteland Ski Training Weekend – Okehampton Camp, Dartmoor
I wasn’t sure what to expect from the World Youth and Student Travel Conference in Dublin, but I was very happy that I was allowed to volunteer. While the organisation of the volunteers wasn’t great, and the team of (mostly) apathetic travel and tourism students weren’t the most enthusiastic we covered the tasks we needed […]Read More WYSTC 2014
One thing that I learnt while away: Make the most of all opportunities. It’s easy to be too budget, or safety, conscious these days, especially when you’re travelling around. But we can’t take anything with us, so let’s enjoy everything we can while we’re alive (but don’t be a dick). Working as a travel agent […]Read More Opportunities
Yeah yeah, there’s no right or wrong way to travel… But there is. Being an intolerable hippy, complaining constantly that it’s too touristy, you’re doing it wrong. Go hide yourself in a the Brazilian jungle until your dreads reaches the forest floor from your tree house (and then complain that there’s no wi-fi) Being a […]Read More Be A Good Traveler!