However much you love travelling, we all need to remember to relax sometimes and not pressure ourselves into doing and seeing everything! Perhaps you don’t need to be told that but my style of travelling is ‘go hard or go home’. I can’t help it. I have this urge to see as much of a place as is humanly possible in a set amount of time. But my travel approach isn’t always ideal. … More ‘Travel burnout’: The importance of knowing when to slow down.
About a month ago, I read a book called ‘Can We Live Here?’ by Sarah Alderson. It’s a true story that follows Sarah and her husband as they quit their London jobs, pack up/sell everything they own and set out to find a new home in the world, with their three-year-old daughter in tow (dressed in a tutu). I won’t give … More Can I live here? (Or here, or here…?)
World, hello again. If anyone still reads this blog (hi Mum?), sorry for the 4 month disappearance. Life and a touch of laziness happened but fear not, the dark days are over and I’m back with the time and will to write, plus things to write about. Hurrah. As the title of this post suggests, I’ve … More I’ve left my job to travel and tell stories!
2015 was definitely one of the fastest years I’ve had and was over before I knew it. Although it was a great year, I initially thought not an awful lot happened in it, but on reflection, a lot actually did! … More Farewell 2015
1. It’s ok to feel bewildered/lonely/scared sometimes! I definitely felt all three throughout my first two days in Hong Kong. I put it largely down to jet lag and unexpected culture shock but I also squeezed too many new things and met too many new acquaintances on my first day. I would have been better letting … More 8 things I learnt on my (brief) solo travels
Hello world! So I’ve been umm-ing and err-ing about doing this for a while but now at last, here I am Internet, with a travel blog-of-sorts. So what convinced me to finally stop procrastinating and just do it, you ask? In just under 5 weeks, I will be taking my first entirely solo trip/adventure abroad! … More And so it begins