You Don’t Need to be Rich to Travel

Don't listen to the all-money all-corporate entity that is, the tourism industry. Their very existence depends on you, the consumerist, to buy their all-inclusive packages, buy-one-get-one-free tours and commercialised cruises. You DO need to be wealthy (and gullible) to buy into these, but the concept of travel is something that stretches far above and beyond... Continue Reading →

K2 – The Mountain of Death

"Blinded by altitude sickness, his mind and body seemed to crumble in slow motion due the starvation of oxygen to his brain on these menacing slopes. 'Dark days are coming', he whispers to himself as he inexorably staggers and stumbles helplessly down the precipitous abyss of the mountain" - K2 survivor Any form of derivative... Continue Reading →

Five Abandoned Islands You’ve Never Heard Of

Scattered unpredictably across the vast oceans of the seven seas exist forgotten worlds - lost worlds devoured in history and the tears of the past. Worlds battered by waves and drenched in salt. The most intriguing thing about deserted islands is that they're so dreadfully empty. Abandoned factories, houses, churches and other dusty buildings are... Continue Reading →

Costa Rica – Hell’s Paradise

Every intrinsic jungle path leads to a steamy waterfall, or a golden beach, or a volcano - Costa Rica exhibits an organic land of mother nature's finest creations. The country of just under five million, located at the heart of the blissful Americas, is an explosion of everything a backpacker could possibly ask for, with... Continue Reading →

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