Podcast #006: The Great Outdoors

Welcome to Episode 6 of my “Travel Tales From Beyond The Brochure” podcast. This time I’m…

Hostels in Review – “The Great Game” (Kyrgyzstan & Kazakhstan)

Some reviews from my time in Central Asia. I don’t seem to have written anything about…

Day 14 – Flash the Cash

Wednesday 10 September 2014 Counting out 305 notes on the edge of a hot bazaar with…

Day 13 – The best food in Transoxania

Tuesday 9 September 2014 So here I am in Osh. My friend Alistair had already told…

Day 12 – Back in the USSR … Hostel!

Monday 8 September 2014 Back in Bishkek, back in the same hostel as previously. I wonder…

Day 09 – The Endless Steppe

Friday 5 September 2014 I am not where I expected to be; I am not where…

Song Kol

Song-Kol Lake, complete with stony beach. Yes I did throw stones into it, because I’m a…

Day 06 – All Filler, No Killer

Tuesday 2 September 2014 I have the dorm to myself tonight. The French chap is leaving…

Day 05 – The Great Visa Hunt (Part Two)

Monday 1 September 2014 Well, last night was weird. I’d already been told that there were…

Day 04 – It’s Independence Day, but who’s got the goat?

Sunday 31 August Had a quiet morning catching up on stuff and procrastinating. You’d have thought…