Independent travel info, notes, tips and stories from a seasoned independent traveller for over 25 years.

Covering over 100 countries with an emphasis on adventure travel, mountains, winter sports, road trips and backpacking, the site aims to share some of the knowledge and experiences of The Snowrat. Stories to enlighten and encourage others to travel along with some cautionary tales that may just change your mind. Examples include: -

  • Accessing China's Closed Areas
  • 8.4deg Chilean Earthquake & Tsunami
  • Anti NATO 'riot' in China
  • Paying My Way Into A South American Prison
  • Banda Aceh After 2004 Tsunami
  • Arrested In Serbia

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