More and more people are opting for a life of travel and adventure, yet every time I explain my travel plans and goals, I am met with the same questions. It's fair to say that many of these individuals are genuinely curious as to how and why I'd prefer to live spontaneously, than to follow a stable … Continue reading What NOT to say to a solo traveller
Travellers are an interesting breed. We'll prioritise a trip over almost anything; material possessions, a house, a stable income. You name it, we've probably sacrificed it in order to afford a plane ticket abroad. Whenever I mention this to a friend or co-worker, I'm often met with looks of confusion or thinly veiled disapproval. Sometime … Continue reading Here’s why you should stop procrastinating and start living!
Gap year trips abroad are becoming more and more common in a world where it has never been easier to travel. In conjunction with this are the thousands, if not millions of sites offering tips and tricks for those undertaking a journey abroad. The barrage of information is enough to spark wanderlust in the hearts of … Continue reading Things People Don’t Tell You About Backpacking
The breeze hugged our aching muscles and carried the sound of waves crashing gently against the seawall; as if they were friends nudging playfully against each other. We had been tackling this set of stairs for seemingly hours, but that was Cinque Terre. Just one steep hill and climb after another. We continued to follow the … Continue reading Summer Nights in Riomaggiore
There is nothing more alluring to a penny-pinching backpacker than a food market. While craft markets are fun to browse, when travelling long term trinkets and clothes aren't the most appropriate use of luggage space, nor of money. However, when you've been trekking through a bustling city for hours with only a few slices of … Continue reading The 5 Best Food Markets in the World!
My weary gaze ventured from the icy sidewalk below my feet, to our surroundings. Flat, straight roads stretched as far as we could see, occasionally highlighted by cars or naked trees, stripped from enduring a harsh autumn. Overcast skies continued to drizzle rain and coated our jackets with a slick sheen of liquid, but wasn't enough to … Continue reading Lost and Found in Reykjavik
Hello, hello! You may be confused as to how this random blog appeared on your dashboard. Well, the truth is I began this blog in 2013 under the title 'Attempting Reality'. It became like a digital journal to me; a place where I could post about anything from my school related frustrations, to current events … Continue reading A Fresh Start!