Tags » Hostels

36 hours in Venice

My first visit to Venice was way back in 1996 on a orchestra tour of Lake Garda and surroundings.  Since that first visit I had longed to return, finally twenty years later I booked a cheeky weekend before heading off to Slovenia for a weeks adventure.  786 more words


Auckland=San Francisco+Honolulu

I arrived at Auckland International Airport around 5:30 am local time Saturday morning. I crossed the date line, so Friday essentially did not exist for me. 536 more words

Stunning Seville! One of Spain's Greatest Cities!

What a place. Seville is without a doubt one of my favourite places in Spain and one of the top cities that I’ve visited in Europe. 1,267 more words


I made it through week one!

Wahey, I’m officially one week down – although it feels like it’s been longer. The changing of location every two days, enduring stressful public transport journeys, broken sleep during hot and sticky nights, waking up at 5am as morning prayers blurt through sound systems, traipsing around wherever I’m staying to see/do everything and forever introducing myself to strangers are all taking their toll. 626 more words

Sri Lanka

Moalboal to Malapascua

It has been a while since I have blogged, but I have been very busy adventuring. Also side note, my “p” button is broken so I will be trying to use words that avoid that letter. 1,659 more words


Chapter Three: If I Ever Murder Anyone, It Will Be Because They Snore

Overall, I’m a fan of hostels.

I like the atmosphere, I like meeting strangers, and I occasionally like climbing into a bunk bed like I’m at camp. 466 more words

Cartagena, the heroic city

Cartagena – The heroic city of Colombia

In Medellin we wanted to feel the pulse of the city, but Cartagena is a city that you want to stroll and admire – learning it’s every curve.   1,111 more words