I feel like there's this magnet inside me, that's pulling me out into the world and making me want to discover new places. It's not something I have control over - it's an itch that has to be scratched, a deep, deep longing that never goes away. I guess some people call it wanderlust. And … Continue reading 12 Tips for solo travelling
I know that Instagram can make you feel terrible sometimes. You go online and all you see are people in places you've never been, doing things you've never done. You can end up feeling like you're missing out and that everyone else is doing life so much better than you are. It's a total first … Continue reading Stop comparing your life
I’ve never had any major hang ups about my appearance or body size, which is lucky because I am in a long-term and loving relationship with food. I have always had a ‘healthy’ appetite and apart from not being able to eat dairy, I usually just eat whatever I want. However, a couple of months … Continue reading Starting from scratch isn’t easy, but it’s worth it
Not to sound too dramatic here, but I had an epiphany last week. I was lying in bed on Wednesday night, drained and exhausted after an extremely long day trying to be the ‘best version’ of myself. As I lay there thinking, I realised something – when you try too hard, things don’t generally work … Continue reading Stop Trying So Hard!
Over the past few weeks my mind keeps drifting around the topic of fear. I’ve spoken about fear on this blog before, mainly facing the fear of trying something new. However, when it comes to a deeper level of fear and the feeling of vulnerability, I haven't had to delve too deep in that realm. … Continue reading Turns out I’m not invincible!
Back in May, I floated an exciting idea past my other half. “How about I book a trip for us, but don’t tell you where we are going until we get to the airport?” I asked. This turned into a long and enthusiastic conversation about how it could work and how much fun it would … Continue reading I’m Kidnapping My Boyfriend Tomorrow.. Kind of!
2017 has been the year of admiring street art for me. I am constantly amazed at the level of beautiful and creative work on display across walls and surfaces everywhere I travel, as well as at home. From bold political statements to visiual colour bombs, there is something very captivating about a well-executed piece of … Continue reading The Street Art of 2017
Despite the current Ryanair drama, I know lots of people are still looking forward to winter trips over the next couple of months. I have three more to go before I reach my 2017 goal of flying once a month, and I can't wait! I've picked up a few tricks along the way that have … Continue reading Part 2: Top 10 tips for flying
Thinking about doing some more travelling but not sure where to start? Here are some of the top things I have learnt along the way. I hope that this will help to might make your travel planning that bit easier. Part one: Planning Booking flights BE FLEXIBILE! - My NO. 1 tip for getting the … Continue reading Part 1: Travel planning