Today is my birthday. And as such, it’s got me all ponderous (more than usual) about life, achievements, failures, change, and more. To continue a now annual tradition after my Me at 23 and Me at 24 posts, it’s that time of year again when I’ll write a rather self-indulgent post all about the past 12 months of life as me. As I turn 26, here are the most notable moments, achievements, and challenges of me at 25. Continue Reading
Who counts as a real traveller? Should some places be labelled as easy travel destinations, and does the form of travel matter? Who gets to make such decisions? Let me tell you my experiences of travel judgement and why we need more acceptance around where and how people choose to travel.
Am I a bad travel blogger for not visiting certain destinations? Should I be calling myself a tourist blogger instead? In this post I want to dive into the traveller vs tourist debate, and figure out what, if anything, counts as “real” travel. Continue Reading
“You haven’t been there?! You must, it’s just SUCH an eye-opening experience.” Any person who loves travel has encountered a travel snob at one time or another. But what exactly is a travel snob, how can you avoid becoming one, and what does it mean for the folks who aren’t interested in travel? Let’s find out.
What annoys you most about travel blogging? Does anything stick out as a bug bear? Hear me out on this and get ready for a mini rant about what I think is everything wrong with travel blogging.
But When Is The Right Time To Move Abroad?
I’ve debated sharing this news for a while, but I figured it would be revealed over time once it happens anyway, so I might as well make it super clear – I’m moving to another country! It’s a decision that brewed over time and was always an eventual goal, so why now? How do you know when it’s the right time to move abroad? Here’s my story, thought process, and advice for anyone considering the same.
Want to share travel inspiration and love to like-minded travellers through book exchanges? Join our travel book exchange community to give back to your fellow travellers! Continue Reading
Taking Time Off & Avoiding The Holiday Guilt Trip
What do you think of when you hear the term Unlimited Annual Leave? It sounds too good to be true, right? Here’s why unlimited annual leave does or doesn’t give employees the chance to take needed time off from work, and how you can avoid the holiday guilt trip that comes from vacation shaming. Continue Reading
Have you ever been told you go abroad too much? That you’re always on holiday? Or if you ever actually do any work? I’m talking about vacation shaming; the phenomenon where colleagues, bosses, friends, and family choose to judge or discourage your choice to travel. Let’s change that, shall we? Continue Reading