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…

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Ho Chi Minh City may not be the first choice for many travellers to slow it down and unwind, but as Vince feels the effects of his Asian Odyssey catching up on him he decides to take it easy in the former capital of Saigon. “We’ll spend a few nights…

Smoking joints in the Khaosan Road and vice “girls” that pee standing up!?! Not for Vince Robbins! Our man “On The Road” sidesteps the sleaze and penetrates the city sprawl to reveal a metropolis of magnificent temples, vast shopping malls and plentiful parks… As a native Los Angeleno, I’m overly…

Another week and another adventure On The Road! This week Vince (G+, FB, Tw) pays homage to the world’s most over-the-top tombstone, aka the Taj Mahal. I’ve probably known about the Taj Mahal since I was seven years old; it’s one of those iconic monuments whose form is burned into…

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From Hollywood to Bollywood, our LA reporter, Vince Robbins, arrives in India’s capital, New Delhi, checking into a hotel in the dubious sounding “Backpackers’ Ghetto”. He’s got a mix of Forts and films on his agenda. You know that feeling when, after a 10-year prison sentence, your day of pardon…

Having called on Mumbai and Goa, Vince travels inland to Hampi where he discovers the ruins of a centuries-old city amongst spectacular rock formations and jungle. He also comes face to face with a wild and savage animal… The overnight bus from Goa to Hampi would have been just fine…