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I am very commonly misjudged as a person with little fears. I mean, after all, surely someone who can backpack the world on her lonesome must be tough as nails. And my goodness do I wish that was the case. However you may be surprised to learn that I am actually more fearful than most people I know. I am scared of heights, air-planes, fast speeds, hiking (yes, I have actually cried… Read More

You may have read the title and expected a piece of writing filled with crazy, hilarious, outrageous travel stories. And while I do have my fair share of those, sadly this is not what I shall be discussing today. Sometime in the last 6 months of my 18 month journey living out of a backpack I seem to have gone (now please excuse the French) a little bat-shit-crazy. At first the cause… Read More

I am often asked how many countries I have travelled to in my one year abroad. I find this to be an interesting question because I have never really considered measuring the value of my travels by the number of countries I have been to. Instead I have always preferred to take my time and experience many aspects and cities within a country before I feel I am even close to being… Read More

Some ten months ago I was forced to leave my home in London and go in search of a new one. With the whole world to choose from, I found the task a little too overwhelming and opted to roam the world instead. Knowing that eventually I would reach a point of exhaustion and give in to a city somewhere; even though it wouldn’t even begin to compare to London. London to… Read More