On The Road

Follow the adventures of the Urban Travel Bloggers “On The Road” as they deliver their weekly diaries from farflung cities around the globe. If you’re looking for stories interlaced with advice and travel tips keep on reading. Our experienced travellers know how to hunt down the best things to do and hippest places to hang out in any given new locale…

Thought Carnaval was just four days long? Think again! The Editor experiences a host of pre-carnival parties and parades in Rio… without unduly damaging his bank account. It’s just gone 1pm in the Largo de São Francisco de Paula square in Rio de Janeiro. To my left a 6’2″, heavily…

After a breathless initiation into Rio‘s circle of good times, The Editor slows things down to learn a bit of the local lingo, in preparation for the rest of his travels around Brazil. It’s a commonly accepted truth, that being a native English speaker dramatically increases one’s chances of being…

Welcome to episode one of a new series of On The Road! This time it’s me, the Editor, on the move and you can follow my urban adventures through Brazil and Argentina right here… So it happened, four days after arriving in Rio de Janeiro. I’d been minding my own…

Enjoy the rest of the winter suckers readers, I’m off to Brazil! And I’m unrepentently smug about it. It’s been a long time coming after all… It was back in 2001 that I and two fellow swashbuckling musketeers, after grinding away in the office for a couple of depressing post-Uni…

Several months after arriving back in Los Angeles, we ask our intrepid explorer Vince Robbins to reflect on his ten weeks “On The Road” in South East Asia… here are his highlights and life lessons learned (don’t worry these don’t include “finding himself”). For me traveling is often an experiment;…