19 Feb '12, 8am

3 travellers on unusual journeys say it's the strangers they meet who make all the difference

A communication mix-up yielded a heartwarming surprise for Singaporean Daphne Chui (picture), who was attempting to live in London this past week on help from complete strangers on social media networks. Learning of her challenge, Ben, a friend of a friend, had written on Ms Chui's Facebook page offering her a place to stay and food. She asked the London-based Australian if he was keen to meet for dinner instead. "When I met him at the Tube station near his place, he did not even know my name; he must have thought that his friend's friend must be trustworthy," Ms Chui, in her 20s, said in an email interview. It also quickly became clear there had been confusion over her intentions: "He thought I meant I was going to stay with him." It turned out that Ben had "cleaned out his entire room, bought me five cans of beer, milk, a sandwich, and even prepared a fruit bowl for me. ...

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