The Evolution of a Long Term

Despite those occasional downsides, I think long-term solo travel is something people should try at least once in their life. Even if you don’t like it, try it — it will teach you a lot about yourself. It’s made me a far better and more awesome person, and I’ll go to the grave preaching its…Continue Reading

That Place Called Home

These were words I hadn’t heard spoken in two years. And they’d been sorely missed. After landing in Bangkok, I glided effortlessly through an airport where I’ve been countless times and made my way to the train into the city. It was a routine I followed without thinking, and I easily made my way to…Continue Reading

The Cost of Traveling Laos

Besides the normal “stick to the local food/transportation” common sense travel wisdom, one of the most effective ways to save money, though, is to book all your activities and transportation on your own. Don’t go through your hostel or a tour company. Most attractions are near cities and don’t require you to go with an…Continue Reading

The Science of Wanderlust

Today, we’re doing something different. Last year, I stumbled across a number of articles talking about recent findings about the risk gene. Apparently, people who travel a lot are predisposed to it because we’re risk takers and have this gene. I thought “Cool! Scientific proof my wanderlust is really in my genes”! So when my…Continue Reading

He have never left me

As he was reflecting in this wise, his eyes fell upon an immense placard which a sort of clown was carrying through the streets. This placard, which was in English, read as follows: “The United States!” said Passepartout; “that’s just what I want! He followed the clown, and soon found himself once more in the…Continue Reading

A rare opportunity to try Foundry coffee

It All Started Here is William Heenan’s mobile specialty coffee stall that pops up in different places across Glasgow and broader Scotland. William uses Sheffield based Foundry Coffee Roasters as his house bean supplier. He’s worked closely with Foundry for some time and continues turn out great quality coffees using their seasonally changing and distinctive…Continue Reading

Bristol Drivers: Always giving cyclists a hand

There are always complaints in the cycling community (all eight of them) about some war-on-cyclists taking place in Bristol. We know that’s untrue: the war being conducted in Bristol is by cyclists, against Motorists! Innocent motorists, we may add —law abiding, invariably polite and considerate. Here we one such example, a BMW driver going out…Continue Reading

Lifestyle in Modern Day Franchising

In the past, many prospective franchisees aspired for franchise ownership largely due to financial reasons, but today, many of these prospects are more focused on the lifestyle that franchising brings. “When I ask clients why they want to start a business, the number one response isn’t money: it’s lifestyle,” said Susan Mell, business coach at…Continue Reading