sep-icons
sep-icons
sitting on a yak

The Joy of my 8 Hour Bus in China

Oh the joys of backpacking are all coming rushing back to me now. So I left Chengdu to head to Juizhaigou to check out its UNESCO national park. A simple 8 hour bus journey they said, no worries. Hmmm….   I went to the bus station at 7...
sep-icons
sep-icons
Tuk tuk in Thailand

Tuesday’s Travel Rant: Tuk Tuk Drivers

Getting from A to B shouldn’t be so difficult, nor should it cost double the real fare. Furthermore, if I want a tuk-tuk (which is unlikely), I’ll search for one. There are few things more infuriating in the world than getting harassed by d...
sep-icons
taking a felucca on the nile

5 Reasons why Traveling by Boat is Awesome

The one recurring feature of a long backpacking stint (aside from dirty laundry and malnutrition) is public bloody transport. As any traveler can testify when you get the option of taking any other mode of transport rather than another long...
sep-icons

10 Things I Hate About Traveling on Buses

Long distance buses are part and parcel of any backpacking trip so love ‘em or hate ‘em, you’ll be spending countless hours on these mobile prisons. Poultry, screaming babies, puke, any and all forms of wild stock, cockroaches, sheer drops,...
sep-icons
sep-icons
sep-icons

Follow me on Instagram @onestep4ward