Engulfed by Bangkok’s humid night air on the second floor of a balcony bar I got to thinking about technology and the myriad ways it has changed the world and the way people travel. I’d only come back to have a look at Khao San Road out of curiosity, preferring to stay in a more mildly mannered part of Sukkhumvit these days. Observing the smoke rise up from the street vendors food stalls and watching gap year students drunkenly stumble…
A particular destination becomes so popular due to its cultural significance or aesthetic beauty that it almost loses its charm due to the influx of foreign and domestic tourists. But there is an alternative. If you want to immerse yourself in the culture of a place, understand what makes the people tick and be the first to uncover some little hidden gem then you need to be prepared to wing it a little, get off the well worn path, go somewhere that you didn’t see in lonely planet or on instagram and be more than an average tourist.
A story about buying a van for travelling and a case of mistaken identity.
A Video on how we built a camper van out of $500 ex-rental van.
The Dawson City Music festival has been running for over 40 years and usually happens towards the end of July. We parked ‘The General’ at the Goldrush campground which is within crawling distance of most venues.
25 photos of various national parks from my road trip through Canada and the U.S.
What its really like at a 10 day silent meditation retreat in Thailand. What good is anyone who just sits around on his arse all day anyway? You could be building a school in Africa or something right? With his legs crossed and his eyes closed and doing, well not much at all really. Rest assured, its not as easy as all that and the truth of the matter is that anyone can get busy doing something…
A short story with photographs and video about hiking the Thorsbourne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island, in Queensland, Australia.