Hostel Horrors - Does cheap have a price?

Hostel Horrors – Does cheap have a price?

When travelling on a budget, a hostel can be a great option for saving a bit of cash. They’re incredibly popular all over the world and definitely have an atmosphere unlike that of any hotel. But is there a price to pay for this cost-effective accommodation? Well, there are certainly plenty of travellers with a story or two to tell. Still, don’t get discouraged by these tales of woe. If you want to travel without having to sell a kidney, you won’t go far wrong with a decent hostel.

Global Citizens – from the sofa to the planet

You ARE a global citizen. Whether you travel the world on a regular basis or spend more time than you care to admit sitting on the sofa, you can’t escape your identity. Whilst divided by oceans and mountains, by political borders and ideologies, by spirituality and religion, by language and skin colour, and by every little detail that makes us individuals, there is so much that we share. Regardless of the differences, we are 7.4 billion residents of one little planet hurtling around an incomprehensible massive universe.

Liebster Award for www.guttertoglobe.com

A Liebster Award for Gutter to Globe

It’s Award Time! I’ve been nominated for a Liebster Award. Here I answer some questions about myself and select some great blogs for Liebster nomination. Don’t miss my (possibly surprising) little ‘fun fact’ secret, and my possibly ‘rather too complex for the question’ analysis of Harry Potter!

10 Songs That Inspire My Travels

Some songs just inspire me – whether that be to head out for distant horizons or just to continue trying to do something good in this world. Here are ten of my favourites (plus a couple that I just couldn’t leave out).

Life is a Journey – Follow your Heart

“The world is full of wonderful things you haven’t seen yet. Don’t ever give up on the chance of seeing them.” It’s time to head back to Kenya and my heart is singing. I’m committed to making the most of the wonderful opportunities that I have.