Category: Stories

The Truth About Travel Writing at 4500m Above Sea Level

Recently, it feels like all my travel articles begin with an anecdote about using a washroom. My first note for this story? "Ugh, just peed outside for the first time at an elevation of 3700m."...

Tears, Toilets, and the Top of the World

Peering into the damp cupboard-sized washroom I saw a toilet devoid of a flush and seat. Beside it was a large barrel of water with a plastic bottle. I paced up and down the corridor,...

Meet the Girl Who is Hitchhiking and Cycling the Stans

Hitchhiking and cycling across the globe? Sounds like the stuff of a Hollywood plot, but not for Marsha Jean! This 21-year-old Chinese girl has been travelling and working around the world for three years, mostly...

Ghost and Folklore Stories from the United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is rich with whispering moors, misty lakes, bewitching countryside, ancient castles, fairy hills and many more places where ghosts can haunt; bizarre creatures can inhabit and creepy happenings can take place. A...

Meet Caroline Gleich: Professional Ski Mountaineer, Adventurer and Cyber Bully Opponent

International Women's Day is a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It’s also a call to action for equality in how women are paid, treated and their role in...