In 2011, I quit my job as an accountant and set off on a journey around the world.
One year turned into two, and then three, and then four. Eventually, I decided to make the road my home.
Four years ago I started this blog as a place to share stories with friends and family: about the places I’ve been, the people I’ve met and the things I’ve learned.
Today, the stories continue to be told, but it’s also become a place for you – a place where you can learn to travel the world, build a life on the road and create your own adventure.
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November 15, 2018
This hostel doesn’t feel like a hostel. It feels like a bus station. Maybe even an airport. I sit in the corner of this enormous foyer, the size of a school assembly hall, watching people check in. It’s like a factory line, boom, boom, boom, one after the other. They hand over a passport, she…
November 5, 2018
It’s still early, and I’ve been wandering these Amsterdam streets for a couple of hours now. Before I head home, there’s one more thing left to do. Something that everyone does here in Amsterdam. It’s probably the most famous red light district in the world, rivalled only by Thailand’s Soi Cowboy or Patpong. We’ve all…
October 31, 2018
Amsterdam is known globally for it’s “coffee shop culture”, but most people don’t know what it’s actually like inside one. Neither did I, so my dorm buddy Chris and I decided to go find out. Coffee shops aren’t hard to find. In central Amsterdam you’ll find many of them scattered through the grid of bakeries…