Having a Whale of a Time: Swimming With The Whales of Ha’apai

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When I look back on my time in Tonga, the words ‘awe-inspiring’, ‘magnificent’ and ‘unbelievable’ spring to my mind, but even these words seem to fall short. I have been sitting in this chair for 30 minutes trying to think of better words, but I just realised that there aren’t any. There are truly no […]

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Eco Friendly Paradise in Tremendous Tonga

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After an amazing first day spent in the water with some incredible humpback whales, it was time to head back to land and check out my eco-friendly home for the next few nights. Located on the small island of Uoleva which is part of a larger chain of islands known as Ha’apai, Sea Change lives […]

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Swimming With Humpback Whales in Ha’apai

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I have always loved the ocean. The vastness, the unknown, the depths and the colours have always seemed magical to me, but it is the creatures who call it home that truly captivate and mesmerise me. I have mentioned before that my first career aspiration was to be a coroner (I was obviously a well […]

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I’m South America and Antarctica Bound!

At the beginning of this year, I decided to put myself to the test and attempt to visit all seven continents in just the one year. At the time of publishing this post, I have successfully visited five out of seven continents. My little feet have touched down on North America, Europe, Asia, Africa and […]

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The ULTIMATE Travelling The World Solo Bucket List

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Lately I have been referring a lot to the whole concept of the ‘bucket list’, and it occurred to me that I had never actually sat down and written down a comprehensive bucket list! Given how much ‘bucket list travel’ I have done this year, it only seemed fitting that I finally bite the bullet and do so! […]

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Sunrise Hot Air Ballooning Over Luxor

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The purpose of visiting Egypt was to cross something (Giza Pyramids) off the bucket list, so I figured I’d keep the trend going and cross something else off the list whilst in Egypt… …hot air ballooning! Whilst doing research about cool things to see and do in Luxor, I kept on seeing recommendations for a sunrise […]

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A Little Bit of Lovely Luxor

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After exploring a fair bit of Cairo, I was pretty ready to escape the madness and head somewhere slightly more chilled out. After mulling over my options, I decided that Luxor would be an excellent choice. I had more of a time budget than a money budget on this particular trip, so instead of spending […]

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Exploring Cairo and A Few More Pyramids

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I gotta be honest, when I decided to visit Egypt, all I really wanted to do was see the Pyramids! However, there is actually a lot more to Cairo than just the Pyramids of Giza. I am not sure why this came as such a surprise to me, especially considering that Cairo is so big! […]

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One Day At The Pyramids of Giza

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In terms of ‘bucket list travel’ – 2017 has been a massively successful year for me. I hiked through Greenlandic ice during the middle of winter. I slept in a hotel made entirely out of ice. I visited the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone. I marvelled at the Pink Mosque in Shiraz. I hiked my butt off in Petra. I […]

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A Beautiful Birthday in Bali

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Firstly, I need to apologise that this post is so late. I have done a truly ridiculous amount of exploring in 2017 and as a result, I now have a significant backlog of adventures waiting to be blogged about! Back in May I found myself faced with yet another birthday. I must admit, I wasn’t […]

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