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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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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The 25 Most Incredible Things I’ve Done Before Turning 25

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Another year lived, another number added to my age! As I write this, I find my 25th birthday approaching rather rapidly, so instead of focusing on the bad parts of getting older (I swear I find a new wrinkle every other day) I thought I’d focus on the best parts; which of course, are the […]

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7 Continents in 2017: A Round Up!

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First and foremost, I need to deeply apologise for the radio silence that has been transmitting from my direction. After returning from my travels through Antarctica and South America I have had to focus on getting back into my work as a baby catcher and actually having a little bit of a social life. My […]

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TRAVELLING THE WORLD SOLO: What’s In Store For 2018

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What an absolutely ridonkulous year of travel I have had! Over the past twelve months I have travelled to 7 continents across 24 countries – all the while maintaining a full time job as a Darwin baby catcher! It has been busy, at times stressful, eventful, bank account emptying and truly amazing in so many ways. […]

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My Most Embarrassing Travel Moments of 2017

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There are a lot of ways to summarise a year in travel. You could do it by sharing your favourite photographs, by recounting your best (or worst) memories, or even do it country by country. These are all great options, but I gotta be honest, the most fun way I can think to recount my […]

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