9 Travel Experiences That Are Worth Waking Up at The Ass-Crack of Dawn For

Ever since I can remember, I have been a night owl. I’d choose staying up until 6am instead of waking up at 6am any day of the week, however, some travel experiences mandate a painfully early wake up call. Not all such experiences are worth the missed hours of precious slumber, but some are so […]

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Travelling at 19 and Travelling at 26: What’s Changed (and what hasn’t)

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My travelling journey started in 2012, when I was barely 19 years old. Seven years later, I find myself closer to thirty than twenty (mildly terrifying) and even though seven years may not sound like a lot, in that time, I have achieved so much. I’ve travelled to all seven continents, explored over 60 countries […]

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The Ultimate (and updated) Solo Travellers Bucket List

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The last time I sat down and actually wrote down my bucket list, it was 2017! Two years later and I have actually managed to tick off quite a few more of these items, and added even more things to the list, because of course I have! So, here is an updated bucket list with […]

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Plastic Surgery: A Pre and Post Op Diary

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Well, its not exactly travel related, but it’s Elle related, so I figured that it was okay to write about my experience with reconstructive plastic surgery on this blog. Basically, this post is going to be a collection of small diary entries from three weeks before my first surgery until I am six weeks post […]

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Life + Travel Plans for 2019

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By the time this post goes live, we will already be one week into the new year, and for the first time in a long time, I move forward into this new year with very few definite trips planned, and with the strong likelihood that I will be going on significantly fewer adventures in 2019. […]

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My Top Ten Travel Highs (and a handful of Travel Lows) From 2018

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Gosh, it seems like just yesterday that I was celebrating the start of a brand new year while drinking alcohol free bubbles and eating far too much cheese on a night shift! I don’t know how, but the years just keep going more and more quickly. 2018 has truly gone in what feels like the […]

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My Year in Travel Photos: 2018 Edition

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Yep, it’s that time of year again where all the travel bloggers in all the lands start reminiscing on the year that was. This year, I travelled very differently to the way I have done in the past. Basically, there wasn’t a whole lot of travelling solo! I spent this year in travel with friends […]

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16 Things People Have Said To Me Upon Learning I’m A Midwife

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Over the many years that I’ve been travelling, I must’ve met thousands of new people. When you meet this many people, you get very used to doing the whole introduction, get to know each other kinda thing. One of the first questions people ask is what you do for a living. I am a midwife, […]

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Travel + Regrets | The Things I’d Never Do Again

Travelling in a safe, ethical and eco-friendly way isn’t always easy, and it is something that I know I wasn’t as conscious of when I was a newbie traveller. It wasn’t that I didn’t care about it, I honestly just wasn’t fully aware of the ways that my travelling could have a harmful impact on myself, other […]

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