When you’re preparing to go abroad for an extended period, whether for travelling or to study, it’s important to have your finances in hand, so you can spend your time exploring new places and meeting people, rather than stressing out over money. During my round the world adventures I’ve picked up some useful budgeting tips, which […]
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Are you thinking of going solo backpacking for the first time? Before I went on my round the world trip, I was doing all the online research I could. This section provides advice and inspiration on how to travel, so you can prepare for your journey.
Here you will discover why travel is good for you and all the surprising benefits of travelling. If you are concerned about your career, you may be wondering should I quit my job to go travelling? Perhaps you are worried about finances – find out the best way to manage your money while travelling. You can read my personal essays written while I was on the road and what I was learning at the time. Finally, read my reflections on the best thing about travelling solo around the world.
Here I am, a month into my stay in New Zealand. Writing this blog post from the garden of our hostel in the balmy 14 degree winter sunshine. Not bad at all. I have been reflecting on how sad I was to leave Asia… In fact, I haven’t at all, because I have been too […]
This post was written in June 2013, when I was concluding two wonderful months in Bali. I admit it. I’ve been a bit of a grump these last few days. For all my talk of yoga, healing and being at peace, I have also felt anxious and sad. I’ve been moping around feeling sorry for […]
I wrote this in May 2013, while I was in Bali on my round the world solo trip. After a fun few days travelling with friends around coastal resorts in South Bali and over to the nearby island of Gili Trawangan, we have returned to rest for a while in Ubud. The town, I have […]