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    Human Rights Opinion

    Should You Visit North Korea?

    Okay, so full disclosure: I would love to visit North Korea. There is something enthralling about the thought of being able to walk down the streets of this mysterious country, where…

  • Advice

    How to Deal With Depression on the Road

    “That’s the thing about depression: a human being can survive almost anything, as long as she sees the end in sight. But depression is so insidious, and it compounds daily, and…

  • Advice Hostels

    How to Make Friends in Hostels

    When I first embarked on my travels, there was one fear that plagued me – what if I couldn’t make friends in hostels? I wouldn’t say I’m overly shy – I…

  • Vietnam

    7 Things You Must Do in Da Lat

    1. Family Dinner Most of the hostels in Da Lat host a nightly “family dinner,” where, for the price of about Β£2, you can sit around a huge table with your…

  • Vietnam

    Hello, Ho Chi Minh!

    After 6 months of living in Cambodia, my first impressions of Vietnam were that it was CLEAN. Well, in comparison to Cambodia anyway! The second thing I noticed was how different…

  • Advice

    How do You Afford to Travel?

    How do you afford to travel? This is a question that I get asked all the time, and it continues to baffle me that people still haven’t figured out the answer…