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Postcards from 2017

Postcards from 2017

Man, these years really do fly by don’t they?

To say this year was a rollercoaster would be an understatement, jam-packed full of many highs and accompanying lows, laughs and tears, and a horde of new experiences.

It’s so easy to get caught up in the whole ‘new year new me’ mantra and be raring to go to start the new year afresh, with new goals and new adventures to tick off your bucket list, eager to brush the past year under the rug and move on with life. It’s never really until you take the time to reflect on everything you’ve done to really appreciate what a whirlwind it’s been, and what you’ve achieved.

So without further adieu, here comes my highlight reel…

Embracing a Settled Life

Embracing a Settled Life

When I first started this little blog, it was in the midst of quitting my job and heading off to see some of the world and live a much more glam globetrotter life. Or seemingly so.

Two years later, I’m back in a full-time job, shacked up in a city a stone’s throw from where I grew up.

I’m living the settled life that I ran from then, and couldn’t feel more different about it.

IT’S OKAY…

IT’S OKAY…

There’s one question that I seem to be getting quite a lot lately which is rapidly starting to become a bit of a pet peeve of mine: “So, what are you actually planning on doing with your life then?”

Yep, that old chestnut.

Because the truth is, I have no bloody idea what I’m planning on doing with my life – except to live it.

5 Things I’ve Given up While Travelling

5 Things I’ve Given up While Travelling

Sometimes to live your dream, you’ve got to give things up, it’s all part of the pros and cons of travelling.

What Travel Means to Me

What Travel Means to Me

What does travel mean to you? A yearly holiday to de-stress from the day job? A spontaneous weekend away to celebrate, or surprise a loved one? A journey of self discovery? A job? A distant dream? Well to me, lately, it’s become so much more […]

Why I Quit My Job to Travel

Why I Quit My Job to Travel

In the spirit of the festive season and upcoming New Year resolutions, I recently quit my job in publishing and left everything behind in London to travel the world, in the hope of discovering what I really want to do and where I want to […]