Do we need to justify our travel bug to beat our persistent guilt? Does travelling sustainably, responsibly and ethically ease those lingering feelings? These words are bounced about all over the place these days and increasingly travellers are being accused of irresponsible travel. That makes me feel guilty, along with feeling guilty for being “privileged” … Continue reading 5 Ways to be a responsible traveller
She’s the girl who spends her days wondering if she will ever make it home. The girl who romanticises the idea of falling in love all over the world. Not just with people, but with places that take her breath away and cause a fire to burn inside her like nothing else. She’s … Continue reading Being the girl that never sticks around
‘…but I’m here for the money’. His words rang in my ears. Am I totally mistaken? Have I got this whole expat life thing completely wrong? Let me tell you why I decided to pack my bags and up sticks to a whole new country. Don’t get me wrong, naturally the money helps. … Continue reading 3 very real things I learned from living as an expat
I guess with a name, an identity…a brand even? You find a niche and you work with it. But this day in age, 2017.. all the niches are full. Of course, nothing is ‘niche’ any longer. But it’s still OK to write about your travels, isn’t it? Even if I don’t have … Continue reading Where do you even start?
Hiking on The Great Wall of China The truth is, life is short, none of us know what might happen tomorrow, and tomorrow is never promised. I guess analysis of reality is left to the individual. Interpretation is personal. Everyone’s goals, ambitions and desires differ. Life would be dull if we all dreamt the same dreams. What makes it colourful … Continue reading A journey on The Great Wall of China