10 things I miss about home

Rather than reading my endless waffling, today you get to listen to it yourself- lucky you! Check out my video diary below… What do you miss when you’re away from home? (If it’s mostly food like me then I promise I won’t judge). More often than not we crave things we wouldn’t even necessarily want…

Living in a Dreamworld

This weekend is one of two weekends we have left in Bangkok alone. Pretty soon the cavalry of friends and family arrive and the little peace and quiet we do have will cease to exist (if you’re reading this though, we are incredibly excited to see you all). Gone in a flash, we are also…

My Ultimate Bucket List

The more I travel, the more I yearn to be on the road. The more I open my eyes, the more I long to see. The more I learn, the more I wish to know. My bucket list pretty much involves in seeing as much of the World as possible within my lifetime…but that doesn’t…

Why you should start blogging

Truth be told, I’m feeling a little unmotivated and uninspired to write today. I’ve had a bit of a ‘nothing weekend’; I caught up on errands that needed attention, I went shopping for bits and pieces I’ll need for school next term and I lounged around in bed all day watching films. I know- it…

10 life lessons children teach us

Working with children is something I never imagined myself doing up until a few months ago. My mum is a teacher, so naturally, being my rebellious self I promised myself that that would be the last thing I would ever do…yet here we are. I, being the teacher and all, expected to be the one…

What’s in my bag?

I am one of the nosiest people you will ever meet; I just can’t help myself. I am the girl who will be twitching the curtains when a fight breaks out in your neighbourhood, I’m the girl who stalks the ‘oversharing’ school friends on Facebook to see who is getting divorced, who had an affair…

Don’t go to Chanthaburi

Before I get into my usual spiel of my faraway, ever so exciting weekend explorations, I would love to dedicate this post to my best boy and my biggest fan; John G, John doggy dog, Grogey Bear, Irish, the Italian Stallion- John Grogan. You annoy me more than anyone I know and sometimes I want…

Pack up your troubles

We all know the feeling; you’re super excited to start your holiday or backpacking trip…and then that feeling is dulled slightly when you realise you’ve still got to pack. Or maybe you get excited about packing…in theory anyway. On paper packing is amazing; you’re trip is right around the corner, everything is freshly washed and…

A night bus to Sukhothai

The North of Thailand is simply beautiful; mountainous giants, luscious jungle and friendly locals are just a few reasons as to why I love it so much. Having only been to Chiang Mai and Pai; my experience in the North is pretty lacking, add to the fact that Joe and I are moving to the…

Tales of a traveller

The grass isn’t always greener, trust me on that one. You must live in the moment, as hard as that may be; who knows what’s in store for you tomorrow, or what life will be like when you get to the other side. Whilst travelling Europe for the dreamy Summer of 2015, I simply couldn’t…

Like mother, like daughter

‘As mothers and daughters, we are connected with one another. My mother is the bones in my spine, keeping me straight and true. She is my blood, making sure it runs rich and strong. She is the beating of my heart. I cannot imagine a life without her.’ My mum means everything to me; she…

Staying fit whilst backpacking

Staying fit and healthy whilst travelling is really difficult. It’s the only thing about backpacking that I get stressed about; I get really tense if I don’t workout every day and I’m practically inconsolable if I can’t find healthy food to eat (not being dramatic this time). I may go slightly overboard sometimes, but it…