I Need A Laugh

If you listen to the news, the world may appear to be a large, divided and dangerous place. Yet, based on my own experiences, 99.9% of people you come across, whatever ethnicity, religion or country they come from, are more than happy to offer you a cup of tea and chocolate hobnob. Indeed, most that I have met have a jolly good sense of humour (yes, even the Germans). We all need to take life a little less seriously, as often as we can, so click on a bloody link below…

50 Central American Facts or Fictions?

June 2nd, 2019 Jack Noah Rees Good day folks! If there's one thing travelling is good for it is to dispel (or confirm) the many lazy stereotypes we pick up about different places and people over the course of our lives. Having completed a three-month backpack through Central America and Mexico, without being sold into a drug cartel, I would like…

The Silk Road Olympics

December 9th, 2017 Jack Noah Rees Most Corrupt Country? Vainest Dictator? Grimmest Long-Drops? These are the Olympic medals that no country wants to win, but I will hand them out anyway. Welcome to The Silk Road Olympics! Having completed a three-month road-trip along a large section of the fabled Silk Road, I deem myself worthy of conducting the most crooked awards…

50 American Facts or Fictions?

May 17th, 2016 Jack Noah Rees Good day folks. Having lived in the United States of America for ninety days without getting shot, I would like to take this opportunity to dispel, or confirm, fifty myths or misconceptions that I may, or may not, have believed were true before I started this journey. Admittedly, sweeping generalisations are made throughout but most…

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