Let me set the scene. It’s a warm September evening. You are sat by the Danube gazing over Budapest and enjoying a local beer. Next to you is a random new friend you’ve made from Couchsurfing or the free tour you went on or a dating app (we’ve all been there). You’re having a good … Continue reading It’s None Of Your Damn Business: Politics, Travel And Making Friends
I’m currently planning a trip to Italy and something in the Wikitravel article for Florence caught my eye. The Galleria dell’Accademia di Firenze is a popular art gallery in the city with tourists because it is where you can see the Statue of David. Entry costs vary depending on if there’s an exhibition on and … Continue reading David’s Toe: How Authentic Does Your Holiday Need To Be?
Oh hey! So you’re moving to a new city because it’s cheap and you want some money that isn’t going to a landlord or cereal café? Nice. You are one of thousands of young people making the, admittedly sensible, decision to abandon overpriced cities for life as the Monarch of Ubud. Sadly, I have some … Continue reading Gentrification and you: how to be a great addition to your new community