Take a Walk with Me, through Prague

I like walking. Mostly because it’s not running, but that’s not the ONLY reason. A lot of people prefer the hop-on, hop-off experience when they visit new places, and if you only have two days to explore Rome, London, Paris or Berlin, then that’s fine. It will let you cover a lot of ground in […]

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Get Paid to Travel! – Part 3

This post is pretty traumatic to write. Because the training to become a tour leader? It was HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAARD! It wasn’t the hardest thing I have ever done in my life (I’m fast approaching my late thirties, and have done a lot of living in that time), but it was seriously an explosion of shitfuckery, and it […]

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Get paid to Travel! – Part 2.

In the last post, I gave you an overview of some things you should consider and calculate before you apply to a job as a Tour Leader. In this one, I want to give you an idea of what you will actually be doing once you’re out there on the road. Oh, and you should […]

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Get paid to Travel! – Part 1

I know, it sounds like a scheme. Like a “take this totally free class, we just need your credit card number to secure your place”-type of fraud. It’s not. It’s a job. And it’s bloody hard work. It’s also pretty much the best thing you will ever do! I am talking about being a Tour […]

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Punching a kid in the face in Rome. Really!

I once punched a kid in the face in Rome. I was working as a tour leader and guiding a group through the sites of Rome (there are many! Such a beautiful city!), and we had come to the Trevi Fountain. Side note: You know how you’re supposed to stand with your back to the […]

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