When I was 18, I followed a life long dream and made the move from my small town of Brighton up to the UK’s capital of London. At first, the hustle and bustle and novelty of walking past iconic landmarks like Big Ben and Buckingham Palace as part of my daily commute was overwhelming. However, it was a brief stint that lasted just a few … Continue reading City Girl Vs Small Town Girl: Life In Melbourne
There’s always so much pressure when it comes to summer. The sun is shining (supposedly), everyone’s back home, the evenings are bright and the summer months seem to stretch out endlessly ahead. Every year I make so many plans for summer and then before I’ve even had the chance to head to the beach, all those weeks are swallowed up in a culmination of work … Continue reading My Ultimate Summer Bucket List 2018
Stop waiting for others: Here’s why being alone doesn’t need to stop you from travelling You’ve got the money, you’ve got the time and you’re all ready to jet off and travel the world. There’s only one problem, you’ve got no one to go with. Going travelling is one of the most exciting experiences ever so it can seem crazy that’s it’s often hard to rustle up … Continue reading What to do if you want to travel but have no one to travel with
A few weeks ago nothing used to please me more than going for brunch. I loved the whole process of it. From getting out of the house bright and early, to ordering my favourite coffee, to pondering over scrambled eggs on sourdough toast or a bowl of shakshuka while eagerly anticipating the well framed photo and caption that I would later post on Instagram. Then I … Continue reading Anyone Else Getting Bored Of Brunch?
Why searching for instagrammable places means we’re missing hidden gems when we travel As an aspiring travel blogger I love to visit new destinations. However as the blogging and social media world starts to grow and travel is as much of a hashtag as it is a passion, have the terms, Influencer and inspirational become negative words? And are we more concerned with brightening our … Continue reading How Instagram has edited the way that we travel
If you think your anxiety means that you can’t go solo travelling, think again. Anxiety is more common and less of a taboo than ever before and its a topic that came up in conversation as much among other travellers, as it did with friends back home. Everyone thinks that to go travelling alone you have to be an overly confident, self-assured and adventurous person. … Continue reading Dealing with anxiety as a solo traveller
This time last year I made the huge decision to drop out of my first year at university. I had been studying up in London and had come home feeling lost, confused and underwhelmed. My course and my University hadn’t been what I’d expected. I’d found myself feeling lonely in London, with little money to do anything and way too much time to myself. To … Continue reading Dropping Out Of Uni And Starting Fresh: 2017 Reflections