Budget Travel: Guide for the Hostelling N00b

Though I’m by no means an advanced traveller, I’ve travelled by myself a fair bit (in England, Spain, Australia, and the United States). I’ve heard from many people, especially women, that they don’t think they’d ever be able to do such a thing because they believe travelling alone is unsafe, not fun, or too expensive. […]


A Day in the Life of a Soldier

I don’t have it as bad as some people. I don’t have it as bad as other people. But I’m not other people. It’s different for everybody. Certain things are the same; the basic framework, the training, the long hours.  I’ve seen big strong macho men crumble as the first bullet went zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzswhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh over their […]