WARNING: If you voted for Trump you will not appreciate this post, you might as well just leave. Byeeeeee. 2012 was a better year to be British than 2018. I didn’t know that at the time. I was demoralised by a coalition of idiots running the country and frustrated by the audacity to […]
Sometimes you just need a Coati to dump himself on your head, grab fistfuls of your hair with invasive, muddy claw paws. For said Coati to be called Diego. For him to mercilessly start digging away the sleeves of your coat to get to your concealed wrist and the delectable perfume you were foolish enough […]
I like to dance; I don’t mind being a sweaty mess or my fringe sticking to my forehead, because it means I’ve let loose. Like many other people, I dance in the night, in a club, bar, town square (picture Cuba or Brazil) or at a party. The common denominator across cultures and venues is […]
*Attention passengers; you may wish to take the express route to trip relevant information only, if so, please proceed to paragraph 14. For those who like the ‘leisurely’ scenic route (the ‘all-around-the-houses-to-cover-all-bases’ route) you may start your journey here. Whichever route you choose, I hope you enjoy your trip* The Guinness Book of Records […]
If you don’t find yourself staring at the cacophony of crumbling beauty, the buildings pastel painted with pride or the, normally ‘reserved for Hollywood’ nostalgic, classic cars on every corner, you must be Cuban. The rest of us gawp. Havana is the epitome of foreign.
Home is where the tourism starts: Rhan Un (Welsh for, Part One) When abroad my own rules on, ‘how to be the best tourist’ always include: Research, see cultural highlights, follow at least some best rated tip offs from online communities, spend money in considerate ways, treat every minute as one I’ll never get back […]