Wandering Thoughts-Mental Health

I have created this new blog post series called 'Wandering Thoughts' as a place for me to voice what is going on in my head and to start discussions with others about the not-so-lighthearted topics we sometimes dismiss.  23/08/19 When I was around the age of sixteen I was served up a soup pot of… Continue reading Wandering Thoughts-Mental Health

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Two days in Queenstown, New Zealand!

  Just a few days ago I went on a quick solo trip over to Queenstown and for someone who is from New Zealand, it is almost a crime that I hadn't been until now (or at least that is what people proceeded to tell me). Being relatively close to the town I would usually… Continue reading Two days in Queenstown, New Zealand!

Hungover and Exploring Rome- Part2

If you haven't already you can catch up on part one here. I awoke the next day with my hangover gone and rearing to go! It was my last official day in Rome before the dreaded 35+ hour venture back home to New Zealand so I wanted to make the most of it! I was completely… Continue reading Hungover and Exploring Rome- Part2

A guide of what NOT to pack!

Through the history of my luggage post I talked about the journey I went through with my travel packs along with the struggles and changes I faced. Throughout that journey I was confronted with many and I mean many of those 'why did I pack this' moments. So after too many overly priced parcels sent back… Continue reading A guide of what NOT to pack!

Home away from home- Bath, England

Home away from home is a new series of mine about my experience living in certain places abroad, stayed tuned for Home away from home-Sydney, Australia.    Just over a year ago I visited Bath on a day trip from Bristol by catching the 10minute train from Bristol Temple Meads Station to Bath Spa Station.… Continue reading Home away from home- Bath, England

Hungover and exploring Rome

  After spending the night partying it up in the hostel bar I was abruptly woken up by someone else's alarm going off first thing in the morning from the bunk across me, perhaps it was a call from the heavens because I woke with a start still half drunk thinking 'shit my tour leaves… Continue reading Hungover and exploring Rome

Solo travel as an introvert (and how it changed my life)

When I first set off on my solo endeavours I was stepping completely into the unknown. Being from such a small town I had never met anyone who had travelled solo before and while all my friends were getting ready to start there new life at university, I was getting ready to dive head first… Continue reading Solo travel as an introvert (and how it changed my life)

The moment I decided I wanted to drop everything and travel (a short story)

I sat at my computer at a loss as I read down once again at the piece of paper enclosed in my hand. 'Please explain in few or more sentences why you are passionate about this course.' I retraced the words back over and over in my head, settling on the word 'passionate' when a… Continue reading The moment I decided I wanted to drop everything and travel (a short story)

Getting tattoos abroad (my story)

A lot of the time trips call for a bit of spontaneity and for many of us that means tattoos... or at least for me anyway! So while backpacking around Europe me and a few of my close friends decided it would be a great idea to get small tattoos while we were on our… Continue reading Getting tattoos abroad (my story)