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The Ultimate Guide for Miami, Florida

Miami is an upmarket beach destination for those looking for winter sunshine This is a good choice you're looking for a sunny holiday that's more adventurous than one in Europe and easy on the pocket. Miami was one of the cheapest international options and cheapest in America direct from London. The appeal of cheap Virgin Atlantic flights, sunshine, and common language it was all very appealing, and one I would recommend. I'm going to talk you through the best bits of my trip, places I'd recommend, good things to know and how to save some money. It can be expensive out there and it's good to know how to save some money you don't come home skint. Important things to...

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The Ultimate Guide for Travelling to Thailand

Thailand is a popular destination for backpackers to go because it's inexpensive, exciting, has lots of amazing sights and beaches. I've been to Thailand myself and loved it and want to help anyone else who is thinking about going. It's full of excitement, but there are some things you may need that you haven't thought of, and some important details you should know. It's important to be well-informed and prepared so that you can travel over there with confidence. Some of you will be going there to go and stay in hostels or hotels in Bangkok, or perhaps somewhere more rural like Phuket. Your type of travel might be staying in luxury hotels, staying in budget hostels, or all about...

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DMZ Tour of the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea

I've been interested in North Korea for some time now and it's great to finally go on a tour around the DMZ and cross the border at the Joint Security Area (pictured). Here is where you see the face-off between both Koreas in a fixed state of war they have been in for the past 60 years over their different ideologies.  Kim Il-Sung started the Korean War along with the help of the Soviet Union after World War II and Japanese occupation. This has formed North Korea which has since been run by a family of evil dictators lying to its people and spending all their money on gold statues and nuclear missiles. It's this North Korea that South Korea...

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Cycling to Poland and Czechia!

Once I arrived in Zittau in Germany and sat down with my new friends who were putting me up, my host knew why I chose to go there, and that was mainly to go to the border area with Poland and Czechia.  We spend that Sunday having a look at where he rehearses in the band, which was a lovely discreet countryside location, in the woods with horses. I was there with Sepp's lovely girlfriend Juja and we fed the horses at the stables. I had never been anywhere like this in Germany before, it was really relaxed and I was just making the most of the fresh air and being in the countryside, as I'm used to being in...

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Couchsurfing in Zittau, Germany

Zittau was on my mental list of places I wanted to see as it was on the border with the Czech Republic and Poland and you get to see all three countries together. Like borders, I've seen the one with North Korea, which wasn't exactly peaceful like I have seen this one is. Before I left I Was lucky enough to have an invitation to stay with a guy call Sepp in this part of Germany right on the south-east corner. It made me feel that this was no longer just a holiday but an adventure! I was lucky enough to see him play one of his gigs in Prague while he was touring around Europe and I just happened...

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