Interview: Cobie Smulders and Danika Yarosh
All the big questions - answered!
Interview: Eric Stonestreet
Who has the better secret life - pets, or Walter Mitty?
EU had me at hello
Voting 'Leave' is like taking the late bus home from a party: you might meet the woman of your dreams, but there's a bigger chance you'll get motion sickness, throw up in your hands & pass out.
What to do in the Beverly Hills of Brazil?
A lot of being in Brazil consists of eating, and enjoying life as an active member of the Secret Florianópolis Beautiful People’s Club
The Secrets of learning Korean
I have one week to learn Korean, in Korea - I am bound to be fluent by the end of it, right?
What our prison system can learn from Brazil
Brazilian prisoners use cycling to power a nearby city - and reduce their sentences.
Japanese attitudes to tattoos (apparently they're not good)
It’s said that if you have tattoos in Japan, it’s best to cover them up. Over there, it’s presumed that anyone with tattoos is a Yakuza (organized crime in Japan), or a Western equivalent.
JapanEASY: Learning Japanese in a week
Well here we are again: JAPAN. Except this time I’m taking Japanese lessons. And it turns out some Japanese-English translators need lessons too.
The story of my first earthquake (shortly followed by the story of my second earthquake)
Two earthquakes in two days - welcome to Japan.
What to do if you're in Japan and you smell
How learning a new language can improve your personal hygiene (and other lessons).
The definitive list of all the things you should definitely do when you go to Japan
Abandoned islands, Robot restaurants and moving hotel rooms - you definitely want to check these things out in Japan.
Cosmetic Surgery in South Korea and Me
Student Travel Writer 2015 competition runner-up Daniel Lee continues his adventure in South Korea.
Why are South Koreans so much smarter than us?
Why are South Koreans so much smarter than us? This sounds like it’s the build-up to a punchline but the answer is; It’s because they go to school for 16 bloody hours a day.
South Korea: Once the worst place to hang out with old people... but now the best?!
So you’re in South Korea and you’ve got to answer that age old question: should I hangout with young people or old people? ‘Cause we all know you can’t do both.
From ferry to ferry: Who you meet whilst backpacking in Europe
I recently spent a month in Europe. I went to 14 countries throughout that month, but more importantly, I went on two ferries.
The 3 things you need to do when you arrive in an unfamiliar country: Bosnia
Sarajevo is one of those places where you turn up, have a poke around, and then realise you’re not sure why you’re there. It’s enjoyable and all that, but there just isn’t too much going on.
Dubrovnik vs Kotor: Battle of the walled cities
Over the last few days I’ve been in Dubrovnik, Croatia, and Kotor, Montenegro. Two of the great walled cities. Both are full of rich, interesting history and are walled because they needed to keep The Orcs out back in the day or something.