The Rose-Tinted Myth of Travel: Why Travel Ain’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

I think it’s pretty clear to all who know me that I quite like travelling. While I have always done my best to refrain from chipping into any and all conversations with, ‘That reminds me of the time I was in Peru/Budapest/China,' I somehow still managed to [...]

2017-08-11T08:35:52+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Inspiration|9 Comments

Don’t Panic: A Guide to Fighting Travel Anxiety

Have a read of my advice on how to overcome the fear that is an inevitable part of first-time travel. Get your gap year or backpacking trip off to a good start using these tips!

2018-01-12T17:58:32+00:00 August 28th, 2016|Gap Year Guides, Inspiration, Practical Information, Travel Diary, Travel Tips|Comments Off on Don’t Panic: A Guide to Fighting Travel Anxiety

How to Travel on the Cheap While at University

Find out some tip and tricks on how you can capitalise on the cheap travel opportunities you are offered as a university student, and turn them into awesome experiences!

2018-03-13T02:30:21+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Budget Backpacking, Inspiration, Practical Information, Travel Tips, volunteering|Comments Off on How to Travel on the Cheap While at University

My 2016 Travel Resolutions

Image credit: Peony Gent It’s nearly the New Year already! How has this happened? Feels like five minutes since I was gallivanting in South Africa. Anyway, I’ll be spending New Year in Edinburgh once more (I just can’t get enough of it), but before I make the interminable [...]

2017-09-02T13:41:37+00:00 December 30th, 2015|Inspiration, Miscellaneous, Ramblings|Comments Off on My 2016 Travel Resolutions

Gap Year Guides: How to Fundraise Effectively

Following on from my post on sustainable volunteering, I've come up with some tips on how to supercharge your fundraising efforts - because once you've decided on an organisation to volunteer with, you're probably going to have to fundraise some money to pay for the trip, or for a [...]

Gap Year Guides: How to Volunteer Sustainably

It can be very difficult to wade through all the different volunteering opportunities out there - so here is my handy guide to help you along the way, and make sure your volunteering is valuable.