Hotel of Doom? Pyongyang, North Korea

North Korea is probably no-one's first choice destination, but if you're like me you may well be somewhat curious as to what it's actually like. I'd seen pictures of this incredible Ryugyong Hotel before, but didn't know its story. Today, I'm sharing its story with you.

Drew Binsky – One of the World’s Most Successful Travel Vloggers

Drew is a 29 year old American travel blogger, who set off a few years back now with his goal to visit every country in the world. He announced earlier this year he was around five or six countries short of reaching his goal, they included Venezuela and Jamaica amongst a few others, and he was set to reach his goal this year. Then the pandemic struck and he has been sidelined for most of the year. Recently he headed to Mexico, where he'd already been, but he's yet to take to his final few countries.

From Around the Web – When Bald and Bankrupt met Kolya

Hi all. 'Mr Bald' has had a lot of adventures on YouTube, but perhaps the most heartwarming story he's shared is his relationship with Kolya, a man who is living by himself in a village in southern Belarus which is in the 'radiation zone'. And when I say alone, Kolya (who is 73) is the …

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From Around the Web – Would you eat Crimean Fried Chicken?

Hi all. Today I'm presenting a really interesting video to you from Russian Youtuber Roman, or 'NFKRZ' (which I believe means something a little rude!). He presents life usually from his Russian hometown Chelyabinsk, and had collaborated with 'Mr Bald' from Bald and Bankrupt fame. I will be highlighting more of his videos in the …

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From Around the Web – Round the World Roxy

Hi all. A few weeks back I was talking about watching some videos from a Polish girl who'd gone 'round the world on a Fireblade, and promised to share some of her videos. Well, today's the day! It's an inspiring journey, and I thought I'd better start with the first video of her series (setting …

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From Around the Web – Living in Chang Mai for $600 a Month!

Hi all! Today I'm presenting this interesting video. Many people head to Thailand and Chiang Mai for more than a short stay, and so it's interesting to have a reference to how much you might need on an ongoing basis to live on. Chris takes the challenge to see if he can live a month …

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