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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6 Hostels You Need to Visit & 3 You Might Want To Miss

The Best Arpacay Backpackers, Prague Arpacay Backpackers is one of those hole in the wall hostels that you could walk past without ever realising a hostel was inside. However, if you do manage to find it, you are in for a treat. Located at 120 metres below the stunning Prague Castle, Arpacay is located within walking […]

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Walking with Lions in Mossel Bay

One of the best experiences I had whilst in South Africa was to spend a morning walking with two absolutely beautiful 16 month old lions. Unlike in many Asian countries, these animals are not drugged, caged, tranquilised, collared or mistreated in any way. These lions are not bred for tourism, but are taken on by […]

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Cycling around the Cape Peninsula

Long time, no write! I have recently returned home from an amazing adventure in South Africa, and now I have the time to regale my lovely readers with my many stories, photographs and acts of adventurousness that border on the cusp of insanity and the edge of stupidity. I arrived into Cape Town after several […]

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Fat in Florence

Location: Florence, Italy Hostel: Academy Hostel I arrived into Florence after flying from Reykjavik to Munich via Copenhagen and then catching a train overnight from Munich to Florence. It ended up being a much cheaper option but it took approximately 26 hours and it was tough. After getting the bare minimum 4 hour sleep once […]

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Packing List: Summer in South Africa

So I am off to South Africa for 6 weeks! The first of many African countries I plan to visit in the next few years. So what am I packing in my backpack? Clothes  x 3 maxi skirts – two print and one plain black x 1  maxi dress x 1 full length jumpsuit x […]

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Under the spanish sun

Location: Madrid, Spain Hostel: 360 Hostel Centro Madrid I arrived into Madrid in the middle of the night, after flying from Budapest with Ryanair, and after gaining a very good understanding of the infamy surrounding a certain budget airline. The first thing I learnt after arriving in Spain? Spanish people do not have the same […]

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London Part Two: The things that didn’t float my boat

So before I kick this post off with a discussion about the things that have made me feel about London the way I feel about some of my ex-boyfriends, I have an announcement! After my post last week I was feeling very uncertain about the future – and not in a fun “which country next?” […]

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It’s been a while…

So. It has been quite a while since I updated this blog. I have most certainly not abandoned it but it has been a busy 8 weeks. I finally performed my 45th independent birth required for my registration as a midwife in Australia, but the joy from that achievement has been short lived, as the lack […]

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London Part One: The Things I Liked

A few blog posts ago I expressed my subtle disdain for the city of London. The response from you, my lovely readers, seemed to be that a majority of you loved London and couldn’t understand why it just wasn’t my cup of earl grey. So I am going to try and be as impartial as possible […]

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