I’ve often thought applying for a Cuban visa or a tourist card was a tricky affair but it’s actually not.
We were in the U.S. so we couldn’t apply for a visa because there weren’t any embassies in the country. 532 more words
When I was 19, I travelled to China to teach at a remote university. To be honest there are hundreds of ‘what the f*ck’ tales from my six months in China … many of which I’m sure will make it onto this blog at some point, but I’ll start with one of my favourites. 818 more words
In 2003 when I was 19 I saved money, working two jobs during my gap year before university, and went to America for three months. After discovering RC Racing I realised that the coolest tracks were in America, and many of the best drivers too. 674 more words
SKIATHOS, Greece — When I was very little, my mom read me stories to bed. They weren’t “Dr. Seuss” or “Winnie the Pooh” or anything so mundane. 2,703 more words