Stories & Personal

Being Lesbian in Turkey (A Story)

The time my girlfriend and I unknowingly went on a surprise double date! NOTE: This story contains swear words / rude words. A  LOT of them. I’d gotten to the point where I was desperate for new friends. Although I’m travelling with
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How not to pee when camping [READ]

Reasons why I hate being a woman #3,728 Squatting is always interesting, isn’t it? It’s like gambling just without the fun… And with added public nudity. You just never know what the end result will be but you always stay
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When a Stranger Saves your Butt [READ]

A Collaboration: Random Acts of Kindness from a Stranger With everything that’s going on in politics right now, I felt compelled to try to remember the good things in the world. The little things that help you remember what a beautiful
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10 of the Dumbest Tourists Ever

10 seriously culturally insensitive tourists Since I’ve been working in the News, I keep hearing about all these seriously dumb things tourists are doing while they’re travelling. Something about being overseas seems to lower peoples
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A Disturbing Train in Tokyo [READ]

A Guy Tries to Commit Suicide on my Train in Japan At some point in my travels I’d mentally noted that Japan was said to have an unusually high suicide rate amongst its citizens, especially men. Jumping in front of the bullet trains was so
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Journey of a Postcard [WATCH]

What happens when a postcard is lost for six years, and then finally hand-delivered to its rightful owner? I write this hungover, with a pounding headache and a sore neck. But I am very excited to tell this story, for it is one with substance
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A Dangerous Drive

The Scariest Motorbike Ride I’ve Ever Experienced Exhausted I alight the bus just outside of Sihanoukville. It had been an extremely long day after riding a van of death from Siem Reap on the opposite end of Cambodia. Tuk tuk drivers were
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Death Ride in Cambodia [READ]

A story about a time I was SURE I would die It was a hot, sticky day in Siem Reap, like every other day in Cambodia. The heat was beginning to get to me. I’d compared prices around the tourist offices and found a ticket for an
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[READ] A Dingo’s Got my Sister!

After the case beginning in 1980 when a small child disappeared from a campsite in Central Australia, the line, always said with a thick Australian accent, “A dingo ate my baby!” became somewhat of a worldwide joke. Years afterwards, and to this
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