Any blog written on a Eurostar back home to see you family for the first time in 17 months whilst suffering from lack of sleep and being simultaneously high on caffeine and a bit drunk is unlikely to be my finest work. So forgive me if the quality of the prose in this post is […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.
I have crossed the ocean and arrived in Belgium – Wooo! Once I have posted this I can go eat chocolate and waffles and drink beer! – Double Wooo! I had thought that having already put up a blog about crossing the oceans writing a second one would be more difficult, that there wouldn’t be […]Continue Reading... 7 Comments.
I would guess that most people go to the Grand Canyon with, well grand expectations – I suppose I was somewhat the opposite of that – my expectations were actually reasonably low having previously been to the similarly massive Copper Canyon in Mexico, which I was able to get to easily by public transport and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Congratulations, you managed to stomach Part 1 of my look at random North American foods I’ve sampled and now its time for Part Two! Smoked meat sandwich (Montreal) Another entry for Montreal, which was my favourite Canadian city and had all sorts of awesome food joints. The smoked meat sandwich from Schwartz is another stop […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Ok so Dan doesn’t quite scan as well as Charlie, and as I actually visited the Chocolate Factory on National Doughnut Day perhaps I should have tried to find a Doughnut Factory to visit instead. That said given the amount of donuts, chocolate and pie that I ate that day, I have probably greatly increased […]Continue Reading... 6 Comments.
One of the recurring themes of this trip seems to be that whenever I go to a place with no or low expectations, I’ve ended up really enjoying it. Japan was one of these places. Japan is different Weird would be a less polite way of putting it. Link to this post!Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
So my plan has become to travel around the world without flying. When I mention this to people one of the first questions I get is how will I get across the Oceans – and my answer has been to arrange passage on container ships to cross the worlds two greatest oceans. The first of […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
So today, the 6th March 2015, marks 1 year from when I boarded a Eurostar at London St Pancras and left the UK behind. At the time the plan was just to get to Japan and back. And to be back by Christmas… Obviously things changed a bit since then – in a weeks time I […]Continue Reading... 3 Comments.