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Lessons learned from travelling Part One

‘TRAVEL… It leaves you speechless and then turns you into a STORYTELLER’. I have a lot of stories too tell, so many! I will be keeping everyone amused at the old peoples home I assure you! Of course every story comes with a lesson. Every trip has taught me something, good or bad. I asked […]

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Officially my favorite place in the world… So far! Koh Rong, Cambodia

Just the right blend of backpackerness and untouched beauty! I could have stayed here forever! Koh Rong, Cambodia The photos in this post are by kind permission of one of the best travel buddies ever Alex Mabrey Photography

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REVIEW – Cool Hostels – Ostello Bello Grande Milan, Italy

    So you may have noticed for my social media that I have been enjoying the amazing food in Italy. I have wanted to go for so long and when my friends and I decided to have a cheeky weekend away, we managed to find some super cheap flights to Milan. We needed no […]

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Milan – Not as expensive as you think

What it lacks in historical sites and beautiful surroundings such as those in Rome and Venice, Milan makes up for with it’s amazing atmosphere, glamorous fashion, and mouth watering food. As the fashion capital of the world, I had fears Milan would be pretty expensive. Everyone was telling me it would be price. But to my surprise, it […]

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Travel bloggers Tips for beating the travel blues

So I have been home in the UK for two months. It is not that bad.  I have caught up with loads of people, started back at work, ridden ponies and hung out with my fur kids. The weather has not been too bad either. But it isn’t travelling. It feels a bit mundane and […]

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8 ways to beat the post travel blues

People probably won’t have much sympathy for you when you tell them you’re suffering from a serious case of travelling blues after your amazing long trip, but I can tell you first hand that post-travel depression is real. As much as I like my life in England, my friends, my family, and even my job, I never handle the end of a trip well. […]

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Solo Travel Tips

When I declared that I was going to travel solo to South East Asia I got some mixed reviews. People said I was ‘brave’ or ‘crazy’. That is was ‘dangerous’ and that I should not go alone. Well ‘PAAAHHH’ to them. Many women travel the world alone each year and love it. The beauty of travelling […]

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Boracay on a budget – Maximum fun in paradise for minimum spend

Lots of people told me not to go to Boracay as a backpacker. They told me it was expensive, crowded and touristy and I would not like it. Well all I have to say is they were wrong. I LOVE Boracay! Love it, love it, LOVE it! It is perfect… They told me it was […]

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20 things backpacking has taught me

Travelling has taught me so much. I strongly believe it is the best education you can get. I know I still have so much to discover, but here are some lessons that I had to learn the hard way. Some of them I already knew, some are obvious, some  silly, some  serious and some are embarrassing. […]

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Budget backpacking. How much does a month in Thailand cost?

The hub of the backpacking world, Thailand is often the first stop for first time travelers and it’s a great way to break yourself in to life on the road. However, Thailand  is not as cheap as the rumours may suggest, it can be a bit of a tourist trap. Do not panic though, if you are […]

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