How easy is it to be plastic-free whilst travelling?

It’s simple. Us earth wanderers love the planet and all it’s stunning sights. So why ever would we not want to protect it? As travelers we have a responsibility to look after the earth as much as we can, and what better way than to swap out all our single use plastics. In just underContinue reading “How easy is it to be plastic-free whilst travelling?”

April was no better

Science is about spotting trends emerging in data and extrapolating to predict future patterns, right? Well, after February’s high, March and April have kickstarted an exponential downwards curve and I’m not sure I want to know where May is going to take us. A disclaimer: you know that scene in Brooklyn 99 where Rosa saysContinue reading “April was no better”

Blogging interview #8: Poky Little Wanderer

Kelly is, in her own words, “a sassy bookworm from Buffalo who’s just trying to see every corner of this world”. She’s got awesome posts about her experiences in North and South America, Asia and Europe, and also about her Semester at Sea which I found particularly interesting! I like her honest and quite wittyContinue reading “Blogging interview #8: Poky Little Wanderer”

My travel bucket list

Some may say that the best part of traveling is looking forward to the next trip! At times like these when we’re stuck indoors it definitely brings some comfort to plan our next travels. Here are some of the places I most want to visit, and how I plan on seeing them. 1. Central andContinue reading “My travel bucket list”

Journals from Ecuador and thoughts from an inside-out month

I’m writing this at 10pm on a Thursday night having just eaten 3 packets of crisps with a glass of wine. Because time doesn’t exist anymore, and clearly, neither do social norms. This month started with intense anxiety about travelling that seemed all-consuming at the time – to the point of literally crying at workContinue reading “Journals from Ecuador and thoughts from an inside-out month”

The trip of a lifetime: San Cristóbal Island won my heart

A quick note: I wrote this post day by day, so I had no idea that my week would change so drastically. I’m also writing on mobile, so excuse the formatting and I’ll edit it all when I get home. When you think of South America, what do you see? Is it the infamous dangerContinue reading “The trip of a lifetime: San Cristóbal Island won my heart”

A bit of introspection

As we were pulling weeds as part of our volunteer work this morning, Abe and I agreed that after only 24 hours on San Cristobal island, we love the place. He doesn’t think two weeks here will be enough. I reminded him that I only have one, and then we started planning how to maximiseContinue reading “A bit of introspection”

Blogging interview #6: Pints, Pounds and Paté

A career as a lawyer, a fascination with history and many, many travel experiences all come together to make Julianne from Pints, Pounds and Paté a brilliant writer and a genuinely lovely person to chat to! Her blog is full of both fashionable and practical clothing guides for various places, tips for getting along withContinue reading “Blogging interview #6: Pints, Pounds and Paté”

Blogging interview #5: Crossroadadventure

Crossroadadventure is a travel blog run by Vansh Tiwari, based in Delhi. It’s full of insane adventures and great photography. From detailed recounts of trips, to tips and advice, to posts about blogging; this site has it all. It’s immediately obvious that Vansh has an incredible passion for travel and it’s very inspiring talking toContinue reading “Blogging interview #5: Crossroadadventure”

A weekend in Salamanca: the perfect city lover’s itinerary

There are so many gorgeous things to do in the historic city of Salamanca that you’d easily cram a week full of activities. I have spent two separate weeks there, both times staying with a friend at a lovely host’s house and attending lessons at the ISLA language school. The following itinerary is based mostlyContinue reading “A weekend in Salamanca: the perfect city lover’s itinerary”

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