Work yo. Work. That’s the be all of everything for the foreseeable future. And that’s just fine. After a month of grinding work in Krakow, I’m doing exactly the same thing here in my perennial favourite Baltic city of Tallinn. I’ve always loved this place. In my opinion it’s home of the prettiest old town in […]
Travelling into theunexpected
9. The Wakhan Corridor, Tajikistan The desolate, dirt-poor, despotic alpine outpost known as Tajikistan was mostly 8 days of unbridled Hell for me. But there was one region that didn’t totally suck. The south-eastern border with Afghanistan known as the Wakhan Corridor. The area has great natural beauty, some incredible natural springs and very friendly […]
Hi. This is Some foreign guy, AKA Mike, some guy from New Zealand.
I originally started this blog a couple of years ago while living in Italy to write the odd story about my weekends away in Europe, after which I spent a couple of years in Australia in the corporate rat race-trying to convince myself that the nine-to-five office life was more fun than travelling. I failed in this regard.
In September 2012 I swore to myself I’d find a to become self employed online so that I could travel endlessly on my own terms. As of July 2013, this had been my reality.
This re-launched blog is about my travels, adventures, ideas and how I make this life possible. I’m also a bit of a drinker and aficionado of poor decisions. Preferably I like to avoid the beaten track. Altogether I think it makes said life more interesting.
The Beach boys, David Le Roth and Katy Perry are all one-eyed morons who quite clearly have never left the states. Anyone with the tiniest shred of outlook knows there are no finer girls in the world than those from the European Continent. This list is contentious only in terms of who hasn’t made the […]
Georgia: At Europe’s end ‘Oh, and these are Travertine’s, we should stop here’, Elena said, translating from our driver, as we pulled over about 20km from the town of Kazbegi near the Georgian-Russian border. The site was incredible. While nothing as glamorous as the much vaunted travertine’s at Pamukkale in Turkey, or New Zealands own […]