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.
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 →
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.
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.
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 →
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 →
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 →
Happy 24th birthday to me! 🍰🍻🎉 To celebrate the coming of my 24th year of age, I am incredibly excited to officially launch my travel blog & travel planning business, aLarkin Abroad! So welcome to the first of many blog posts from aLarkin Abroad. As well as blog posts, you can expect plenty of photos,... Continue Reading →