Definitely not dead.

Personal Post: An Update

This might sound a little naive, but since when did leaving your entire life behind get so complicated? Ever since I decided to take the leap and go travelling, it’s consumed my every waking moment (and some sleeping moments too), and I’ve had no time for anything except for packing, selling, shipping, catching up with friends and the occasional wink of sleep. …

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Eat, Sleep, Save, Repeat – 20 Ways to Save Money for Travel

Since I announced a month or so ago that I’m going travelling, I’ve been inundated with questions from friends and readers around how I’ve managed to save enough to go travelling a second time, so I thought I’d share a few of my tips with you on how I’ve managed to save £10,000 in less than 2 years for my …

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All the best bits of Punta Cana

2014 has been one heck of a year. I’ve been lucky enough to have some incredible adventures in Canada and Scotland, and an incredibly relaxing break in the Dominican Republic. To my shame, life has definitely got in the way of me sharing a lot of my experiences with you, my AWESOME readers, so I feel that some filling-in is …

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I’m Going Travelling!

The problem with travel blogging, and surrounding yourself with other travel bloggers is that you never stop dreaming about where you’re heading next. I feel inspired on an almost daily basis to visit new shores, try new foods, meet new people and explore unmapped terrains. All of which is certainly not conducive to holding down a full-time job! As a …

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How to bag your dream job in travel marketing

People often say to me ‘you’re so lucky to work in travel marketing… I wish I could do what you do.’ I have two answers to this. 1. It’s not luck. 2. Why can’t you? No one is born into a job, and everyone has the power to change what they do for a career. I currently work as senior …

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Why I’m Not Doing The Ice Bucket Challenge

Yesterday I was, like about half of the Earth’s population nominated for the Ice Bucket Challenge. In case you’ve been living under a rock, or you find this post years later, the Ice Bucket Challenge is a viral fundraising campaign in aid of ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), often referred to as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease. It involves pouring ice cold water over your own …

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Tell your #SelfieStories and Win a Holiday for 4

Selfie: Noun. A photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website. Now that ‘selfie’ has officially made it into the Oxford dictionary (and more recently, been OK’d for Scrabble – yey!), like it or not it’s  engrained in daily life. You can’t walk 5 minutes through central …