Torrential Rain, Waterfalls and Incredible Landscapes: Exploring the Faroe Islands

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I had mixed feelings about travelling to the Faroe Islands. On one hand, I wasΒ ΓΌber excited to be heading to the dramatic and other-worldly landscapes that I had heard so many positive things about, but on the other hand, I didn’t feel great about visiting a country that has some very questionable traditions. The GrindadrΓ‘p […]

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17 Things You Need To Know Before Travelling to Comoros

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When I decided to visit the Comoros, naturally, I started trying to research as much as I could about the country. I shouldn’t really have been surprised, but the amount of information for travellers available is really very minimal. So, as an effort to help any other travellers who are researching a trip to the […]

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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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A Day Exploring Maras and Moray

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When I travelled to Peru I had no plans to visit it’s most famous site – Machu Picchu. I was running low on cash and I was convinced that getting there for a day would be too hard and too expensive. Instead, I decided to visit the ancient ruins of Moray. It was a lot […]

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Peru Hopping to Paracas and Isla Ballestas

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I knew very little about Peru when I arrived in Lima airport. I had spent so long researching and planning my time in Argentina and Antarctica that Peru had kind of become an afterthought. I had no idea what to expect, and honestly, I wasn’t expecting much. I don’t know why, but for some reason, […]

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3 Days of Haggis and Hilarity at the Edinburgh Fringe

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I have always loved Edinburgh. It was the first foreign city that I truly fell in love with, and that first love is certainly not easy to forget. So, when I was planning my long haul flights and where to arrive in to, I knew I had three days to kill before flying to Iceland, […]

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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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