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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Overwater Glamping on Khao Sok Lake

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My experiences with overwater accommodation have been pretty wonderful over the past few years; from tiny overwater bungalows in the Philippines right through to the most extravagant overwater palaces in the Maldives – I have become a big fan of falling asleep knowing that water is moving beneath me. Travelling to Khao Sok National Park […]

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An Ethical Elephant Experience in Khao Sok

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I have always thought of elephants as being truly amazing creatures. They are intelligent, enormous and undeniably majestic. When I was a kid, my father used to give me little elephant knick knacks every birthday, and they have remained some of my favourite figurines. I have always wanted to see an Asian elephant in real […]

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Back in Thailand + Welcome to Elephant Hills

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The first time I visited Thailand, I found it to be a rather polarising experience. On one hand, I absolutely adored every second of my time on Koh Kood, but on the other hand, I hated Phuket with the fiery passion of a thousand suns – and that is not an exaggeration! So, when the […]

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Overnight in Wadi Rum + Floating In The Dead Sea

Exploring amazing Wadi Rum and staying overnight in a bedouin camp travel blog!

After I had seen my fill of the Lost City of Petra, I had a few days to play with before I had to be back in Amman for an onwards flight. Luckily, there were a few more spots in Jordan that I was desperate to see before I left! Not too far from Petra […]

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A Little More Petra

A guide and photo journal about hiking to the Monastery in Petra and why you should NEVER ride a donkey!

While the Treasury and the Monastery may be the most famous places in Petra, there is a tonne more to Petra than just those two facades. I spent two full days in the Rose Red city and in those two days, I did an absolute bucket-load of walking. I saw so much, and seemed to […]

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Journey To The High Place of Sacrifice

A solo travellers guide to hiking to the High Place of Sacrifice in Petra, Jordan!

On my first day in Petra I did a truly insane amount of hiking. In addition to walking the entire main trail, I also hiked to well above the Treasury and conquered the 900ish stone steps that separated me from the gorgeous Monastery. According to my iPhone ‘Health’ app, I walked a whopping 24.7km – […]

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Hiking Your Butt Off To The Monastery + Why It’s COMPLETELY Necessary

A guide and photo journal about hiking to the Monastery in Petra and why you should NEVER ride a donkey!

As if hiking my butt the 600 steps to above the Treasury wasn’t a workout enough, I decided to challenge myself even further and hike to the Monastery! The Monastery is one of the most brilliant facades in all of Petra, and it is also one of the most physically exhausting ones to reach. Some […]

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The BEST View of The Treasury + How To Get There

How to hike the 'Secret Trail' to above the Treasury in Petra

After I had experienced the magic of the Treasury by the first light of day, it was time for me to keep moving and exploring, however, I just didn’t feel quite ‘done’ with the stunningly beautiful Treasury. I wanted more. So, I made the decision to embark on one of Petra’s most incredible trails, and […]

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Visiting The Treasury by First Light

Visiting the Treasury at Petra solo (and having it all to yourself)

Getting from Amman to Petra had been an amazing journey all on its own, but despite this awesome trip down the Kings Highway, by the time I arrived I was completely and undeniably ready for some Petra action. Images of the oh-so famous Treasury had invaded my thoughts and my dreams, so it was time […]

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