“Craig, travelling for a year is awesome. 18 months is getting close to not being cool though. Once you’re at 2 years travelling and at your age, it kinda gets…well you know…and you should stop..” - a good friend...
I left England in January 2016 on a one way ticket, so I've now been travelling 15+ months on this trip. This now leads to numerous questions that are repeatedly asked daily from travellers, locals and people back home. So...
Travellers message me everyday just asking for some “quick notes” on places I have visited, so I thought I’d start posting these up. By no means are these notes comprehensive or complete, but will hopefully be of some use...
"Jump!" I sit there on the boat not moving. Everyone else has jumped in the water and I'm left on a boat with 3 Filipino guys shouting jump at me. "Jump!" My fins (flippers) now removed and I think this will be...
So I have a note on my phone with just a few countries I still wouldn't mind visiting in Asia. Whenever I meet a traveller and they've been to that country, I usually either write down a few recommendations...
I keep having people message me about making the leap into travelling but just can't. They have money saved, a life they're not happy with and they want to see the world, but they're still in their home country...
The amount I've dived in the last few months is crazy and I'm losing track of what's what, who I dived with, who I'd recommend etc. So here's a list! If there's no recommendation next to where I dived...
Want to cause a debate at a table of backpackers, then ask them what day of the week it is. There's only a few reasons backpackers will know this instantly: they've either booked a flight recently, had an important...
Another month has been and gone! Last month was the tail end of Cambodia. Where I did the amazing island of Koh Rong and then ended back in Siem Reap to catch a flight. However I was very ill in...
I just travelled for 27 hours (overnight ferry from Coron to Manila, plane from Manila to Cebu, taxi tricycle & car then local bus to Maya), no accommodation booked and it's Good Friday (which is a big thing here). So...