It would be easy for any resort in the Maldives to rest on their laurels of spectacular scenery and abundant marine life. The Outrigger Konotta doesn’t… … More Review: Outrigger Konotta Maldives
Matt Castell tells of his favourite moments after spending thirty days in Sri Lanka. … More Sri Lanka – My Top Five Moments
I shuffled and squirmed from the heat rising off the massive boulder beneath me. Pouring water down the back of my neck gave but a moment’s respite for my overheated body, the temperature was dropping rapidly though, as the crimson sun dipped towards the horizon behind glowing clouds. We’d just twisted our way to the … More Sigiriya Rock, Sri Lanka
Everybody has a travel nightmare story and everybody has a medical nightmare story. Unfortunately mine combined into one hellish event that unfolded in possibly the worst town, in the worst country for medical facilities. Potosi, Bolivia. My friend Caleb and I had just finished a tour of the famous Potosi mines (pretty much the only … More How Facebook Got A Worm Out Of My Body
Backpacking is full of challenges. Doing your own laundry for the first time, getting drunk for free, trying to tell a doctor in a foreign language that your balls smell like fried chicken. One of the most common annoyances however is being forced to live with an interchanging bunch of fuckwits on a daily basis. … More 9 Jerks You’ll Find In Every Hostel
A burly twenty-something man lifts his skirt, exposing a taped on Maxi-pad with red stains painted on it. We make awkward eye contact for a fleeting moment, then he takes a swig of beer and continues to gyrate wildly in front of stopped traffic. It’s 2pm on December 31st and we are walking through a … More Drag Queens, Explosives and Flaming Puppets: Quito’s NYE
VAMOS, FUCKING VAMOS! NOW!! I shouted to the driver from the back of the bus. The dozen or so other passengers were either curled up in their seats, staying low or looking around in bewilderment wondering what the hell was happening. It’s about 9pm and our Pullman coach had been rumbling through the pitch-black jungle … More Buses, bullets and soiled undies Welcome to Ecuador!
“We have happy hour on right now, if you buy three bags, you get one free” said the waiter after taking our drink orders. The tune of Baa-baa black sheep ran through my alcohol soaked brain. Then, an awkward silence as our group of random backpackers glanced at each other not knowing what … More Would you like cocaine with that?