With video calls and the internet it is easy to keep in touch with loved ones back home. Even when spending months (or even years) away from home as you adventure the globe, it can feel like you never even left. In the eradicating-homesickness-and-getting-on-with-the-good-stuff kind of way, I mean. And if you're savvy with these things, you can even record your conversations for posterity, or for the internet to have a good, amazed, laugh.
While on a round-the-world trip this past December in Australia, Roger Ryan decided to Skype his parents at home in Ireland. He's lucky they answered.
They thought he was on a bus.
He was definitely not.