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Why I’m Taking A Break From Travelling

Here’s a little secret. Returning home from long term travel is not all happy tears and long awaited reunions. The truth is, it’s also emotional and it’s exhausting. You question your decision. And, if you’re like me, sooner or later your family will pull you up for being a miserable sod. Just two weeks ago […]

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My Favourite Pictures From 2016

When: January Where: Kangaroo Island After nine months travelling solo my mum came to visit me on Kangaroo Island. I still remember the morning I sat in the airport waiting for her and them bawling my eyes out when she came through the doors. And I was so happy that I got to show mum […]

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Confessions Of A Solo Traveller

Travelling solo is one of the best things you can do in your life. You learn things about yourself you never knew. You become stronger, confident, knowledgeable. It’s exciting, and it’s rewarding. Travelling can also be very tough. Tough on your body, tough on your mind. It’s not for everyone, that’s for sure. But solo […]

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Why Adelaide Should Be On Your Bucket List

Though the capital city of South Australia, there is no denying that Adelaide is often missed off people’s travel plans or used as a brief stop over for the night. Always one to do things differently and break away from the typical backpacker route, back in February I decided to settle indefinitely in Adelaide and […]

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5 Things I’ve Learnt About Myself Travelling Solo

So, a few days ago I had my 24th birthday which means that I spent my entire 23rd year alive in beautiful Australia. My home on the other side of the world. It’s crazy to think I haven’t been on home turf in 16 months, but when I think about all the things I’ve seen […]

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To Think It’s Been A Year

Throwback to 30th April. 2015. Manchester Airport. I’m sat at the boarding gate with my ticket and passport in hand. I said goodbye to everyone I loved and everything I was familiar with. The minute I said goodbye to my mum I knew I was alone. Truly alone. And it terrified me. I think back […]

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The Magic of K’gari

It’s early Monday morning. Even the sun isn’t awake yet and I’m only half way there. But I’m in good spirits because today I finally head off on a highly anticipated tour of Fraser Island with Drop Bear Adventures. After brief introductions with the rest of the group and meeting our guide for the next […]

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12 Signs You’ve Been Travelling For A Long Time

I am now currently ten months in to my Australia travels (I know!! Ten months already!!) and it’s definitely been an eventful ten months at that! Since I arrived in Australia last year and walked into a hostel for the first time I have completely changed as a person. I’ve stopped worrying about everyone and […]

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Hopping All Over Kangaroo Island

With a name like that it’s no wonder why Kangaroo Island (or KI, as the locals call it) is such a hot spot for tourists and travellers. Famous for its stunning scenery and excessive wildlife, I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to head over there for work. And after only a few days on the […]

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Journey Through The Centre Of Australia

After an incredible weekend away visiting Uluru/Kata-Tjuta National Park my next plan of action was to continue down the centre of Australia to Adelaide. With no luck finding a ride share from Darwin to Alice Springs, I hoped I would be lucky enough to find someone else heading south on the 1,500km journey to Adelaide. […]

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