the perfect adventure

Travel Bloggers Explore: the Concept of The Perfect Adventure

“Adventure”. It’s an exciting word isn’t it? Defined as everything from ‘an exciting or very unusual experience’ to ‘a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain outcome’, the word means something a little different to everyone.  For me, it’s both of these things. I don’t think you need to be bungee jumping or sky diving to be considered adventurous. Trying …

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10 Ways to Bring Adventure to Your Everyday

There’s no doubt about it. Doing the same things day in and day out can be monotonous. Get up, go to gym, work, eat, work again, eat again, drink copious amounts of alcohol, dread the morning, go to bed. We’re all guilty of slipping into a routine and allowing our busy work schedules to consume us, and before you know it, …

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10 Essentials to Help You Pack Like a Travel Blogging Boss

If you’re an established or aspiring travel blogger, you’ll know that having some of the right equipment will set you up for success. It’s not easy capturing all of those epic travel moments, but by thinking smart about what you take with you, you can be prepared for any eventuality. Aside from the obvious laptop and smartphone, which most bloggers will …

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Varkala: All you need to know

If you’re planning to travel through India and you’re perhaps a little unsure about where to start, may I suggest Varkala? Situated in the south of Kerala, India’s southernmost state, it’s the perfect launching spot as you can start here and work your way to the noisier, more chaotic north. Or, if you’re just looking for a VERY cheap holiday …

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Bag separation issues

We’ve arrived! Yesterday was the first day of the big adventure, and like anyone who’s leaving their entire life behind, I approached it with a mixture of excitement, nervousness and stone cold fear. Ignoring the fear emotion entirely, I took a deep breath, handed over my passport at the Air India check in desk and made my peace that there …

Goodbye London

Goodbye England!

They say that when you’re tired of London, you’re tired of life. Well, after 4 years I am sad to say I am tired of London. But as for life? Well, I’m just getting started. Today I embark on a truly massive new chapter. I have packed up my home, sold all of my belongings and left behind the best …

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 …