Getting By With A Little Help: Why Travel Friends are the Best Friends

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill When travelling, we need people more than we do in our day to day lives back home. There’s no two ways about it, to function in any foreign place a traveller will at some point need a local person to help them … More Getting By With A Little Help: Why Travel Friends are the Best Friends

Kristyna in Prague

Kristyna sits next to us on the plane. My friend had won our fight over the window seat (then promptly fell asleep as soon as the engines kicked in, not that I’m still bitter or anything) and for whatever reason I am never able to read on planes, so the decision to start chatting with … More Kristyna in Prague

Shayne in LA

I dislike LA a lot. I’m travelling with my best friend and we’ve compromised our differing tastes to spend three days in LA (her choice) then 3 days in Santa Fe (my choice). We are staying on Hollywood BLVD which turns out to be dirty and sketchy and a little bit scary. We want to … More Shayne in LA

Lance in Hawaii

I meet Lance on the beach at 5am, my first day in Hawaii. I’m stupid jetlagged and am absolutely convinced it’s 9 in the morning and my dormmates are just sleeping late. My watch is still on British time so I head to the beach, because what else are you supposed to do when you’re … More Lance in Hawaii