Traffic Light Travel

When did traffic lights transcend the traffic flow industry? Look around and they are everywhere. Highlighting the nutrients in the food that we eat, used as a sliding scale to determine how hot that Nando’s chicken we’re about to shove down our gullet is. A play on the Nandometer was even deemed the ideal way … Continue reading Traffic Light Travel

Interrail Tip #4

I’ve used this platform to speak out about issues before. I feel it is best to be open. Bottling things up never helps anyone, especially when it comes to sensitive subjects. My friends and family read this blog and some of the things they read probably come as a surprise to them. But what do … Continue reading Interrail Tip #4

Interrail Tip #3

Train travel conjures images of romance. Gently swaying side to side within your carriage, watching the world unravel before you spelling out endless possibilities. Perhaps you think of a steam train chugging across the Glenfinnan Viaduct just as the Hogwarts Express does in the Harry Potter movies. Train travel is certainly romantic. It is probably … Continue reading Interrail Tip #3

Interrail Tip #2

The sound of children’s laughter. So wholesome, so joyful, so humiliating. I was half asleep and stood with my hands raised above my head having just performed some kind of clean and jerk with my suitcase. The jerk part was 100% accurate. Sat in front of my crotch a woman I had never met before … Continue reading Interrail Tip #2

Interrail Tip #1

I wasn’t sure of exactly why I was there. But I was there regardless. Graz railway station, Austria. I was tired and miles away from where I was supposed to be. Like a shining beacon the train I now had to catch appeared on the horizon, brakes working as it slowed to a halt next … Continue reading Interrail Tip #1