Category: Tips

How Travel Helped Me Handle My Bedroom Flooding

How Travel Helped Me Handle My Bedroom Flooding

It’s a weird title, right? I mean, how are travel and my bedroom (one that I’m not in) flooding? Stick with me and you’ll find out.   The Great Flood Our story begins this weekend, when I called my mom for our weekly chat. She […]

It’s Ok to Say No to Travel

It’s Ok to Say No to Travel

I know, the title is pretty controversial for a travel blog, but hear me out. Sometimes, you have to turn down travel. Money, time, energy, health and simply not wanting to go are all reasons I’ve said no to travel opportunities before. It’s easier to […]

Missing Moments While Travelling: Dealing with Travel Guilt

Missing Moments While Travelling: Dealing with Travel Guilt

Living a semi-nomadic life as I do, I end up missing a lot. While I’m hot air ballooning in Cappadoccia or visiting Hobbits in New Zealand, other peoples’ lives keep going. Birthdays, graduations, promotions are all happening while I’m a distant pin point on a […]

5 Tips to Travel More Sustainably (and Cheaper!)

5 Tips to Travel More Sustainably (and Cheaper!)

This isn’t a research-filled, eco-centric post that is asking you to change everything about the way you travel. It’s not fair to demand that kind of switch overnight. It’d cost too much, be a huge upheaval and possibly do more damage to the world. (Throwing […]

How I Travel Plan: Travel Planning Tips

How I Travel Plan: Travel Planning Tips

In three weeks, I am heading to Singapore to crash my mom’s work trip. Over the last few weeks, I’ve begun planning my conquest of the city (sorry, I’ve been listening to A LOT of history podcasts recently). I’m a big planner. Always have been. […]

3 Souvenirs to Share with Travel Friends

3 Souvenirs to Share with Travel Friends

When we travel, we tend to think of the souvenirs to bring home to our family. We don’t think about giving things to the friends we make along the way. I used to think this way, too. Until I met my friend Savannah. She was […]

8 Things I Learned From 8 Months in Europe

8 Things I Learned From 8 Months in Europe

Last year, I spent 8 months travelling Europe (and Morocco and Turkey). I learnt a lot during that time – probably more than I did during my 4-year uni degree. While I discovered a lot about the world, the biggest revelations turned out to be […]

7 Day Blog Challenge

7 Day Blog Challenge

Hey guys! You may be wondering why I’m posting on a Tuesday, right after this week’s post has gone live. It’s not an accident! This week, I’ve signed up to participate in a 7 Day Blog Challenge with one of my favourite Facebook Groups for […]

The Pros and Cons of Solo Travel

The Pros and Cons of Solo Travel

Over the last two years, I have solo travelled through nearly 15 countries. It wasn’t always ideal. I had plenty of mishaps that reminded me of getting lost in Amsterdam three years ago. But with those issues, there was freedom! This post is part of […]

It’s Ok to Spend Christmas Alone

It’s Ok to Spend Christmas Alone

Last year, I spent my first Christmas alone. I’ve travelled a lot, but I’ve always made it home for the holidays. So, to challenge myself last year, I decided to spend the holidays away from my family. I hadn’t intended to be entirely alone, but […]