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It takes serious guts to make the decision to travel, despite the doubt and fears that can creep up on you. I’m not saying that getting the courage to travel is easy by any means BUT what I am saying is that it’s totally possible and 1,000,000% worth it! Remember you’re allowed to be worried,... Continue Reading →
Want to plan your next trip around something big? Something cool? I’ve created a list of some of the biggest events in the world coming up in 2018 that you might like to plan your next trip around.
Ever wondered what it would be like to be away from your family for Christmas? On the other side of the world? This week I’ve written about what it’s like to be away from home for Christmas as I’ve just survived my second festive season away from home in the last three years. This post... Continue Reading →
Curious about what it’s like to stay in a hostel? Not sure what to expect? Hostelling 101 gives you all the information you need to know about staying in hostels. As a follow on from Hostelling 101 (Part 1), this article provides advice on: What to pack for a hostel stay How to have the... Continue Reading →
Have you ever found yourself in a situation wondering what on earth you were thinking? When your mental and physical stamina were tested like never before?
Curious about what it’s like to stay in a hostel? And what to expect? Hostelling 101 (Part 1) gives you valuable information about staying in hostels.
Have you ever returned to the same place a second time and had a completely different experience to your first visit? You may have had a better experience… or wondered why you loved that place so much the first time you visited.
One of the most common questions I get from friends, family and people I meet along my travels is something to the effect of “How are you funding your travels?” After a while, I realised this is obviously something people are curious about and often people don’t feel like regular, long-term travel is something they are capable of doing.
So I share the following honest, somewhat confronting but inspiring story about my friend Ryan (with his permission of course). It’s about a young guy who made a number of ‘poor’ choices in his early years and battled with a range of addictions for 20 years which saw him burn a number of bridges, including... Continue Reading →
Ok, so I do realise that travelling solo isn’t for everyone and I totally respect that. BUT… if you’re open to the idea, here’s my take on why everyone should give solo travel a go. Solo travel provides time for self-reflection and gaining a greater level of self—awareness away from your day-to-day life and other... Continue Reading →
In February of this year, my love for Parkrun was discovered. It was rejuvenated last week while I was visiting Vancouver. I can’t begin to explain how incredible Parkrun is, but I’m going to give it a try. For starters, what is Parkrun? Park run is a free timed weekly 5km run held in various... Continue Reading →
Before I recorded the following video, I asked my friends Emily & Toby to define travel, they looked at me with perplexed and blank faces… it’s kind of hard to define right?!? So I did what any normal person in my generation would do… I googled it… I opened up my trusty iPhone and typed “Define travel” into Google… Of course... Continue Reading →
I’ve certainly meet some characters on the road.. I’m not sure if there’s a sign on my head saying “come tell me your life story” but I have definitely heard some pretty crazy stuff along my travels. A couple of weeks ago I was waiting for the bus in Portland and decided I wanted a... Continue Reading →
So this is a topic I am particularly passionate about so I decided to create a vlog for this post. No additional explanation needed right?!? As a summary, the following lists the six key reasons that I talk about in the video (btw - apologies for all the hand gestures)! The people - they're friendly,... Continue Reading →