A guide to haggling like a pro (without being a dick)

Ah, the wonderful world of haggling.  For me, it’s been a while. I’m currently backpacking my way around Indonesia, and as such have been launched back into a world where nothing is fixed price. However, since I first dabbled in the art, back when I was [...]

“Does this jeep have wifi?”

So after we’d had our insanely good dinner at Meg’s house and been dropped off at the hostel, we allowed ourselves a couple of hours faffing time before going out again. We met Replacement Oscar again, who’d had to cut short his Old Delhi tour to [...]

2014-08-03T18:43:47+00:00August 3rd, 2014|India, Jaipur, Travel Diary|Comments Off on “Does this jeep have wifi?”

“A nice game of scrabble and then off to bed”

We are really good at doing chilled out days. After the draining few days we’d had, surviving on minimal sleep and barely stopping in between sights, we decided to allow ourselves a lie-in (what luxury!) to let ourselves recover. Though I made sure to get up [...]

2014-08-02T20:09:36+00:00August 2nd, 2014|India, Travel Diary|Comments Off on “A nice game of scrabble and then off to bed”

“I am the bumbag messiah”

The Taj Mahal is better the second time round. Admittedly, the train ride there was pretty horrendous – sleeper class was much less comfortable than I remembered it, and 4am is not a time of day that is kind to anyone – but when we got [...]

2014-07-31T12:46:03+00:00July 31st, 2014|India, Travel Diary|Comments Off on “I am the bumbag messiah”

Heathrow is my second home

Do you remember that one time when I spent 12 hours in Heathrow airport while trying to get to Beijing? Well since then I just can’t keep away from London Heathrow. I’m now on my way to India, where myself and 4 friends from university are [...]

2014-07-26T22:53:43+00:00July 26th, 2014|India, Nepal, Travel Diary|Comments Off on Heathrow is my second home