The TTWS Top 13 Travel Experiences of 2016


Can you believe it? 2016 is already coming to a close! The years just seem to keep passing more and more quickly, and this one has truly gone in the blink of an eye. However, despite the year moving quickly, I have managed to pack a lot of interesting travels and adventures into it. So, […]

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Travel Has Killed My Love Life


I wish I could say that making travel one of my top priorities in life has been easy, but it hasn’t always. I am sure that many people who read this post will disagree with me, and that is fine; but in my experience, making travel a top priority just cannot come without other sacrifices. […]

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My Most Frequently Asked Questions About Being A Travel Blogger


Every day, I get asked quite a lot of questions via email and through the comments on this blog. Some of these questions are one-offs, but for the most part, the same kinda questions come up time and time again. So here is a rundown of answers to my most commonly asked questions. What prompted you to […]

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The TTWS Best Photos of 2016 + A Big Merry Christmas


Merry Christmas! Wherever you are in the world, I hope your Christmas is absolutely wonderful. I am spending my Christmas working back to back night shifts, and though that might sound horrible, in fact, it’s actually not a terrible way to celebrate – I would love to deliver a Christmas baby! 2016 has been a good year […]

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Sand Dunes, Seals and Some Remarkable Rocks: A Little More Kangaroo Island


After spending a wonderful couple of hours enjoying stunning Seal Bay, it was time to hit the road again and explore a few more of Kangaroo Islands most noteworthy attractions. A pleasant 20 minute drive north-west of Seal Bay brought me to the incredibly special Little Sahara. Little Sahara is a naturally occurring inland sand dune […]

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Seal Bay, Kangaroo Island


With a name like Kangaroo Island, nobody would blame you for thinking that the place would be an attraction due to its high population of Aussie ‘roos. However, this is not the case. While the island is the home of a truly ridiculous amount of Skippys, there is other wildlife that lives on KI that […]

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Flying to Kangaroo Island


By this point, I think we have established that I am one very lucky little traveller. 2016 has proved to be an amazing year for myself as a midwife and as a travel blogger. This year I have had some truly amazing experiences and visited some truly amazing places. I mean, I took a man with […]

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Welcome to the third installment of Ellen Eats. This is easily my favourite EE yet, it’s the Japan edition! I absolutely adored Japan. It has been my favourite travel destination of 2016, and considering I also visited the Maldives and the Philippines this year, that is really saying something. My only wish is that my visit lasted for […]

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A Few FREE Things You Can Do in Tokyo


Japan is an amazingly easy country to backpack through, but such ease does come at a bit of a cost. Japan can be a pretty exxy country for backpackers on a budget. Sure, alcohol is fairly cheap, but food, transport and accommodation are all on the pricier side, and even a short visit can dig […]

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Getting Freaky After Dark in Tokyo


When it comes to travelling, more often than not I find myself disliking big cities. Rome, Barcelona, London – such places just don’t seem to suit me. However, there are exceptions to every rule, and Tokyo is one such exception. I don’t know why Tokyo is such a special city. Maybe it is the unbelievable […]

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