All at sea

"We're about to get on a boat to Ukraine," I said to Miranda, head in hands as I tried to squash my hangover back into my skull and the sun rose over Istanbul, "but we don't actually have any way out of Ukraine." Since being reunited in early August Miranda and I had done Istanbul … Continue reading All at sea

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There’s only one way to find out

There is a computer game called The Evil Within, a notoriously difficult horror game. It took me 31 hours to complete it, and over the course of the game I died 442 times, or once every four minutes. Once every four minutes I failed, waited for the game to reload while regretting my life decisions, … Continue reading There’s only one way to find out

The ultimate cycle tourist guide to campsites along the Rhine (wild and not so wild)

What makes the perfect campsite? One thing I've discovered since I started cycling around the world is that my pitch priorities have changed dramatically. On weekend expeditions with friends in England we'd look for a good space to congregate and make lots of noise; somewhere with a shop where we were allowed to light campfires. … Continue reading The ultimate cycle tourist guide to campsites along the Rhine (wild and not so wild)