Machetes and Turtles: People Tell Us About Stuff They Snuck Past Airport Security
"I didn't want to throw that gram of cocaine away. My grandmother lived through the war and raised me to never waste things."
A Single Woman’s Guide to Making Friends in a Hostel
Do: give that party hostel a chance. Don’t: worry about being slut shamed.
I Took a Year Off Work to Look for Love
Yvonne Eisenring spent one year travelling to 12 countries and going on over 50 dates.
What It's Like to 'Go Travelling' When You're from a Country Everyone Fears
For young Iraqis, the process of just trying to get visas adds another dimension to the concept of "#wanderlust".
Travellers Recount the Worst Scams They've Fallen For
"The next thing I remember is waking up, alone, on the floor of the bar struggling with consciousness. The guy was yelling at me to pay for something."
How to Travel with Your Parents and Not Want to Kill Them in Their Sleep
Travelling with your parents is excruciating as a child, but it's even worse as a somewhat grown, adultish human. The secret, as ever, is to simply numb yourself to reality.
How To Go Travelling Without Being a Dick
Your body is a thing of beauty that will not be improved by a picture or a dreamcatcher or your name misspelt in Cantonese.
Travelling as a Trans Person Is Exhausting and Dangerous
For trans people, airport confrontations are more than embarrassing, they can also be incredibly physically threatening.
What I Learned Hitchhiking Across Canada
I made a 5,600-mile journey in a month thanks to drivers I adorned with nicknames like Kush Grandpa, John the Racist, Four Divorces, and Nice Mike.
All the Types of People You'll Meet at a Hostel
Do yourself a favour and avoid anyone wearing a fedora.
This Girl Has Been On Holiday For Three Years
"I'm sure that everyone who is working away in an office, enviously looking at my Facebook albums, could live the exact same life. I don't understand why more people don't do what I do."
I Thought Becoming Jack Kerouac Would Cure My Depression
There are moments in <i>On the Road</i> where the author seems cured of his own mental health issues, so I figured that freewheeling, weed-smoking experience might have the same effect on me.