Top Ten Road-Trip Songs

Top Ten Road-Trip Songs
Okay, so lists like these are subjective, I’ll concede to that, but I’m sure if we have even the slightest similarities in our tastes in music, you’ll agree with me on quite a few of these tracks being great songs for a road-trip. Proclaimers - I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)…Read more...

Why Holiday Romances are So Intense but Not Very Practical

Why Holiday Romances are So Intense but Not Very Practical
The words of Rich Marx’s “Endless Summer Nights” tune come to mind when I think about holiday romances, as shared with me by some rather unfortunate holidaymakers who’ve experienced such. Perhaps you could say they’re fortunate, but that’s where the discussion of just why holiday romances aren’t all too practical…Read more...

Bringing Back a Meaningful Gift from Your Travels

Bringing Back a Meaningful Gift from Your Travels
Between the limited space every traveller inevitably has in their luggage and not wanting to be bogged down by carrying any extra luggage while hopping through your destinations or indeed when you’re making your way back home again, any request to bring back a gift or a souvenir should be made illegal in the world of travel. It’s a near impossible task because we have so much to have to deal with as travellers and in fact find it hard to even buy gifts for ourselves.…continue reading →

Hosting the Ultimate [Legal] Casino Nights

Hosting the Ultimate [Legal] Casino Nights
Well I guess it’s not like the police are actually going to come storming into your house and lead you all away in handcuffs if they receive some “intelligence” on the fact that you’re running an “illegal gambling operation” out of your home, but technically if you get together with a group of friends and you play something like Poker for real money, you’re running an illegal gambling operation. I know, I know, I mean you could probably get a policeman to join in on the fun -- such is the ridiculousness of that particular law.…continue reading →

How to Master the Art of Travelling Light

How to Master the Art of Travelling Light
Okay, so if you’re in any form somewhat of an experienced traveller (if you’ve taken more than one trip in your life), you should be fully aware of the fact that “light” is a subjective term in the discussion of travelling light. By light I don’t necessarily mean your luggage won’t be heavy, but rather that it perhaps might be compact and portable and therefore easy to carry around with you.…continue reading →

Being Responsible with Your Alcohol Consumption

Being Responsible with Your Alcohol Consumption
If I must be honest on behalf of all alcohol consumers pretty much everywhere in the world, the very idea of being responsible with your alcohol indulgence is perhaps a paradox, because we all know that with each pint you knock back you tend to lose a little bit more of your ability to make responsible decisions. It’s a tricky situation indeed, but one which can be navigated nevertheless and it all starts with what you do in preparation before you actually start indulging.…continue reading →