Travel brings so much joy and positivity to each of us, whether we’re going on a short city break to Paris, for a week of sunshine in Italy or a two month adventure across New Zealand. There is no feeling like embracing new cultures, meeting wonderful like-minded people, sharing stories with them, trying new and exotic food, and pushing ourselves out of our comfort zone just a little.
My desire to travel was triggered by loss of my Dad in my teens. I needed to escape and I needed to soul-search; and for me, the world had so much to offer. As soon as I finished university, I got myself on a plane – and I’ve been keeping this passion alive on-and-off for the last 5 years.
Food might be the thing that’s improved my health, but it’s travel that has helped me become the person I am today. If you are a traveller at heart, like me, you might find some inspiration below in my travel guide series!
On a sunny day, San Francisco is definitely one of the most photograph-worthy places to be on the planet. It’s a one of a kind city that’s often hard to put into words, but despite being an equal 7 miles wide by 7 miles long, it’s the fact that the city has so many different… Continue reading San Francisco: 6 Photography Spots Unknown to Tourists
San Francisco is one of those cities that’s on nearly everyone’s travel wish list. And rightly so! It’s a diverse city that’s home to colourful Victorian houses perched on some of the steepest hills you’ve ever seen, art galleries in abundance, multiple neighbourhoods with individual character and some of the cities best coffee shops and… Continue reading San Francisco: 5 Tips For Cycling The Golden Gate Bridge
Imagine a whole alley dedicated to art murals expressing social justice issues in the city, tens of authentic Mexican taquerias thanks to the Latin American influence in the area, some of the best boutique art and gift stores, the most delicious ice cream parlours and an award-winning bakery all in one neighbourhood. With Mission being… Continue reading San Francisco: 4 Must-See Spots in Mission District
The Japanese go absolutely nuts for cherry blossom season. As soon as Spring comes around, all the supermarkets start selling sakura (cherry blossom) flavoured everything, Starbucks offer sakura lattes and frappucinos, and you can even buy sakura flavoured Asahi beer. Extraordinary. Japan’s cherry blossom season is not only a hugely popular time of year for people from… Continue reading Japan: 5 Tips for Ultimate Cherry Blossom Viewing
In July 2015, my partner and I decided to book a one way ticket to New Zealand. We wanted a new adventure. A chance to travel but also to live and work somewhere abroad. In December 2015, we got on a flight with no idea of what was to come. Just a bunch of nerves… Continue reading How a Working Holiday In New Zealand Changed My Life
I visited Mallorca (or Majorca as it is more commonly known as) when I was 18, before I had been travelling and before I knew how to search for those smaller, less discovered places. It’s not somewhere I’ve ever thought about going back to, but recently Mr T and I desperately needed a sunny getaway… Continue reading Port de Sóller ~ A Hidden Gem on the Island of Mallorca
Tokyo is the most populated city in the world. It’s a concrete metropolis. It can also take up to an hour by metro to get from one part of the city to the other. If you’re visiting for a week, it would make really good sense to split your stay in two parts, staying in… Continue reading Tokyo: Where To Stay in a Concrete Metropolis