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  • How Living Abroad Changed the Way I Speak - Expat Life

    How Living Abroad Has Changed the Way I Speak

    There’s something disconcerting about speaking to people you’ve known for years, and realising they can’t understand you. I’ve lived abroad so much that now I have to translate English into English! Most travellers of English…

    April 25, 2017
  • Moving to Scotland Glen Coe

    So… I’m Moving to Scotland!

    Queen of standing awkwardly for photos I’m returning to the land of kilts, whisky, sometimes indecipherable accents and epic scenery! TOMORROW.  This may not come as a surprise if you know me (hi!) or…

    February 16, 2017
  • More Unusual Travel Words

    18 More Unusual Travel Words That You Should Know

    It’s almost a year since I published 24 Unusual Travel Words You Should Know, and it’s still my most popular post to date! Apparently people can’t get enough of alternative words for travel, especially…

    February 8, 2017
  • Stop making Excuses and Make Travel Happen

    10 Ways to Stop Making Excuses and Travel This Year

    “Conditions are never perfect. ‘Someday’ is a disease that will take your dreams to the grave with you…. If it’s important to you and you want to do it ‘eventually,’ just do it and…

    January 8, 2017
  • Destinations of the Year

    2016 In Review: The Destinations of the Year

    If you look at the internet memes, it appears that 2016 has been far from the best year and it should hurry up and be over before any other catastrophic event makes itself known.…

    December 30, 2016
  • Stories Behind Instagram Photos

    The Stories Behind the Instagram Photos

    Instagram seems to be the social media platform where people like to post their best photos. We talk about having a “Facebook life” and no one really knowing what goes on in our real…

    December 28, 2016
  • Solo Travel Loneliness

    Let’s Be Honest, Sometimes Solo Travel Sucks

    The explosion of travel blogs in recent years has helped to take away a lot of the stigma of travelling solo, especially female solo travel. People have become empowered to travel in a way…

    November 12, 2016