Planes, Trains and Automobiles

So, I’ll admit I’ve been slacking. But welcome back at last to another instalment of our epic adventure across the globe. It’s been a long-old stretch and I can’t believe that we’re almost at the end of it now (M: this may have been started in January, but it’s July at the time of proof-reading!). … Continue reading Planes, Trains and Automobiles

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Not the Northern Hemisphere I Know

(191 days in) “So,” I asked, “What was your favourite part of Borneo?” “Picking a favourite part is hard,” she answered, looking up from her kindle as we sped down a motorway towards the airport. “I quite liked the six seconds where I saw those elephants by the side of the road.” “When the driver … Continue reading Not the Northern Hemisphere I Know

The (almost) Deep South, Newcomers, and the Heart of American Music

(56 days in) Hello and welcome back to another instalment of our captivating and inspiring journey 'A Quarter Life Crisis in Transit'. Today you meet us sat in a welcoming little hostel just outside of the centre of New Orleans. For any of you with a creepy level of knowledge about our journey you'll know … Continue reading The (almost) Deep South, Newcomers, and the Heart of American Music

How to (or How Not to) Quit Your Job and Travel to the Other Side of the World

(34 days to go) Step 1: Decide where to go and who to go with Basics. If you can’t come to a decision on this, you aren’t going travelling. “Really, Pete?” I hear a nomadic hippie scream, “I went to an airport with nothing but my wallet, closed my eyes and got on the first … Continue reading How to (or How Not to) Quit Your Job and Travel to the Other Side of the World