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How To Travel Long-Term And Build Your CV At The Same Time

Travelling long-term is something that I always wanted to do and to this day I have an ever-growing list of places that I want to see and experiences that I want to have. However, as much as I want to travel long-term, continuing to learn and build my CV  is important to me too. With the internet and changing attitudes to a work-life balance, the way that … Continue reading How To Travel Long-Term And Build Your CV At The Same Time

Solo In Bangkok: Survival Tips

Whether you’re starting out on a solo backpacking trip around Asia or you’re just simply passing through, the idea of being alone in a city as busy as Bangkok can be a little overwhelming. I remember that when I first set out solo travelling a couple of years ago, it wasn’t until I was in that hotel room in Bangkok’s city centre that reality really … Continue reading Solo In Bangkok: Survival Tips

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10 Things That Worry Me About My Australian Working Holiday (and why I’m going anyway)

‘But why Melbourne?’  That’s the question most people ask me when I tell them I’m going to start my Australian Working holiday in the Southern Australian city this week. The truth is I don’t have an answer. Deciding to (hopefully) work in Melbourne is as totally random a decision as it was to go to Australia in the first place. This summer I was in … Continue reading 10 Things That Worry Me About My Australian Working Holiday (and why I’m going anyway)

Atlanta To New York City EastWest Bus: All You Need To Know

  ‘Shall I get the bus or fly from Atlanta to New York?’ That was the question I asked my friends in Costa Rica as I tried to arrange all the logistics from timings to my ESTA visa for a last-minute detour to the US, before flying back home from my backpacking trip. The verdict was unanimous, fly of course. Why would you voluntarily decide to take … Continue reading Atlanta To New York City EastWest Bus: All You Need To Know

How To Write A Travel Journal

Writing a travel journal wasn’t something that I’d done before this year however I got really into journalling on my last trip and now I’m completely converted to keeping one. Writing in a journal while I was away was great for so many reasons. I loved making myself take the time to gather my thoughts, write down funny stories and stick in things like train … Continue reading How To Write A Travel Journal

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Surprising Things I Learnt From Solo Travelling This Year

This time last year the idea of going solo travelling seemed like a nothing more than an unrealistic dream. It was something that I’d been talking about for years but I’d never built up the courage to travel alone before and the idea of just turning up in another country with nothing but myself and my backpack seemed crazy. I wasn’t a particularly confident person, … Continue reading Surprising Things I Learnt From Solo Travelling This Year

Ouibus London To Paris Review

Pros and cons of Ouibus overnight coach from London to Paris The fact that you can get a coach from London to Paris was actually a bit of a revelation for me before going on my latest trip to Paris. I was going for a long weekend and I’d originally planned on taking the Eurostar train however when it came to booking, the prices were … Continue reading Ouibus London To Paris Review

What to do if you want to travel but have no one to travel with

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

G Adventures Central American Journey Tour Review

G Adventures Central American Journey Tour Review

My nine week G Adventures Central American Journey was the very first group tour that I have ever done and also my first time visiting Latin America. The tour was combined of two smaller G Adventures tours: the Mayan Sun Southbound one and the Volcano Trail. The trip took me through Central America: a strip of seven countries in between North and South America and includes … Continue reading G Adventures Central American Journey Tour Review

How Instagram has edited the way that we travel

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