Featured Stories of the Week

A messy night on the Malecon

2002, a barmy night in Havana and I'd just finished up an over-priced Mojito in Hotel Nacional. I looked out over the harbour below and breathed it all in - this was Cuba. I headed down to the Malecon sea wall and with a milk bottle full of rum in my hand and got to know the locals.

Nick Bennett
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Top Bunk Bottom Bunk

Part of the fun of travelling is meeting new people, and what better way to do so than in a mixed dorm? Unfortunately, what with not being able to vote people in an out of your dorm big brother style you pretty much have to deal with what, or who, you are given.

Katie Hendra
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A Sticky Situation

This happened about 6 years ago, but I always laugh when I think about it...

It was Autumn in Melbourne and my Dad was driving me somewhere. We walked through the beautiful orange and red crunchy leaves on the footpath and hopped into the car quickly.

Sarah Prout
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By Location

Why is it called bytestories?

This is a place for "byte-sized" stories and there is a 1500 character (about 250 words) limit for two main reasons. Firstly, we want you to know that "War and Peace" isn't required to leave your mark. Secondly, it takes about 2 minutes to read each story meaning you can head here whenever you want a quick (and entertaining) read.