Did someone say monsoon? We’re into the final four days as we continue east from Mangalore to Chennai. Dancing, downpours, & proposals, it’s got it all. Continue reading The Rickshaw Challenge Diaries – Part 4
Our second week of the Rickshaw Challenge began on a positive note, although there was plenty in store. Continue reading The Rickshaw Challenge Diaries – Part 3
Days 6, 7 and 8 of our Rickshaw Challenge across India, covering Mahabaleshwar, Rathnagiri and Candolim. Continue reading The Rickshaw Challenge Diaries – Part 2
“Don’t expect logic,” Princely said and no truer words have been spoken. Part 1 of the Rickshaw Challenge Diaries details the ups, downs, stalls and occasional mechanical issues of the first five days travelling across India in a glorified lawnmower. Continue reading The Rickshaw Challenge Diaries – Part 1
Thousands of locals take part in choreographed mass dancing in Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung Square to mark Liberation Day. Totally normal. Continue reading Mass Dancing in North Korea
Lonely Planet warns that “no sensible person ventures into the fierce firestorm of heat that blankets the Sahara from June to early September.” Our only option was July. Luckily, I take the sun very well… said nobody ever.
China is as mad as a bag of cats, which coincidentally is a delicacy in some parts of the country, and I loved it. China, not the feline food offerings. One of the crazier adventures during our three week trip there involved walking along the so called “Plankroad in the Sky.”
Getting drunk in North Korea is like anywhere else. You drink, get drunk, hangover follows. The stages are all the same. There are a few quirks though. Continue reading “North Korea & Alcohol: What We Learned”
It’s hard to know what to expect when travelling to North Korea. Could Kim Jong-un fire a nuclear missile? Could the US decide to invade and topple the regime? All potential scenarios worth considering. I wasn’t expecting, however, that one of the locals would be a big Westlife fan.
So I’ve decided to start a travel blog.