The Pole Dancer’s Guide to Washington DC

I thought it would have been a while before I got back to the States after my 2014 solo Couchsurfing trip. Little did I know that good old academia would take me back to my second stop in my 2014 wild tour, Washington DC, the cradle of American power (even if the Orange twat is … More The Pole Dancer’s Guide to Washington DC

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Musings about solo travel in Melbourne

Many writers have talked about the power of travelling solo and I’m not sure reading one more post about it will change your life. But what are personal blogs and social media if not an excuse to overshare in a kinda socially acceptable way? So here’s what this post is about actually. Fuck social media … More Musings about solo travel in Melbourne

London’s Twin Peaks bar is damn fine

“Diane, 6:30 p.m., August Twenty-eight. Entering the Twin Peaks pop-up, in a secret location in Farringdon. I have seen it before, but now it’s all different.” If you’re a Twin Peaks fan, the words: “The owls are not what they seem” will send shivers down your spine – and whether it’s fear or excitement, well, it’s difficult to … More London’s Twin Peaks bar is damn fine

Why I admire Couchsurfing Hosts

When you work 9 to 6 in a metropolis, having random travellers crash on your couch might not be your ideal of a relaxed evening. Yet, Couchsurfing hosts in over 10 USA cities were willing to put me up – and take me out – for more than a night, showing a kindness and a sense … More Why I admire Couchsurfing Hosts

Eating in London vs. Eating in the United States

Whether you’re a Londoner going to the United States or an American coming to London, chances are your eating habits will change considerably. Here’s what to expect in terms of prices and portions in both London and the USA.  After having travelled across the US for two months, my New Year resolution inevitably has to be: lose the … More Eating in London vs. Eating in the United States

How to travel across the USA on a budget – plane, bus or train?

The United States is a huge country – so how can you go from one place to the other on a low budget? It’s fair to say that, during my two-month Couchsurfing trip all across the USA, travelling from one city to the other was what I spent most money on. More often than not I was covering … More How to travel across the USA on a budget – plane, bus or train?

A day in Washington DC

Washington DC is more than just the United States’ cradle of power: it’s a beautiful, nature-filled and healthy city you fall in love with at first sight. Here’s what to do if you plan to spend a day in Washington. No matter how you reach it, Washington is perfectly connected through a fast, reliable and … More A day in Washington DC