Category: Europe

“Sir,” she said in a suddenly stern voice, “your bag’s tested positive for amphetamines.” My jaw hit the floor. My bag? Amphetamines? You what? I was standing in the customs area of Christchurch Airport, the entire contents of my bags …

Drugs Busted After the 2006 World Cup. Sort of… Read More »

Interrailing around Europe is one of the classic overland trips, and it was my first taste of independent backpacker travel. Growing up in the UK, I’d already visited mainland Europe a whole bunch of times on family holidays and school …

The joys of Interrailing (and the benefits of having your passport stolen) Read More »