Continuing the current dangers of foreign travel theme, I feel compelled to share with you a common yet lesser documented danger. Read more
Often we hear about the dangers associated with foreign travel. Lonely Planet guidebooks and Rough Guide series devote pages to them, and insurance underwriters no doubt get their kids through college on them. Read more
After reading Neil Woodburn’s article on California’s Second Best Stretch of Road, I couldn’t help but compare it to other highways that aren’t quite in the same league. The clear winner in this particular hall of shame – by a long chalk – must go to the perilous North Yungas Road in Bolivia. Read more
To some, the thought of setting off into the unknown with little more than the pack on your back and a good book for company may sound like purgatory, but others wouldn’t want it any other way. So, should you travel solo, or with others?
Both ways have their own merits, yet equally, they both have their pitfalls. Having done both, here’s my take on the pros and cons of solo travel, along with tips to successfully go it alone. Read more