Year end achievements and 2017 goals

Since the new year is only a few days away, I thought I’d do a post about what I have and haven’t achieved this year, and what I hope to achieve in 2017! I’m pretty proud of the progress I have made this year and am looking forward to continuing achieving more next year to…

Cats and dogs of Greece

Hi everyone, Since this is such a busy time of year, I thought I’d do a fun post. One thing I love to do while travelling is take photos of animals, and last year in Greece I took many photos of animals. Here is a selection of the better photos. Enjoy! Yes, this is the…

How travelling helps me with depression

Hi everyone, The biggest obstacle in my life is dealing with mental health issues, particularly depression and anxiety. For me, getting stuck in the same daily routine for months and months is just a catalyst for another major depressive episode. I don’t talk about these issues lightly – they have been a reality for me…

Athens on a budget

Greece has always been on my bucket list as one of the top places for me to visit. Throughout high school and university, I studied ancient Greece and did one semester of ancient Greek language. Last year, I flew to Athens with my partner and one of my closest friends to meet up with another…

Gifting myself travel for my birthday!

Hey guys, It’s scary to think that in 5 months I’ll be 30 years old. I am the oldest of my group of friends, which weird for me because I am one of the least mature out of everyone. I’ve never really done anything for any of my birthdays, not even the milestone ones such…

10 things I learned as a first time traveller

Hi everyone, I have learned a lot from travelling, and no matter where I go, I am constantly learning and growing from the experience. Here are 10 of the things I learned on my first adventures at 20. Pack less stuff The first time I went on a decent length holiday – Egypt for a…

Transport options in Rarotonga (Raro part 3)

Kia Orana! Another thing I love to do in a new country, aside from eating everything I can, is to find affordable and fun ways to see as much of the place as possible. There are many different ways to get around Rarotonga, including renting a car, scooter or mountain bike, taking the local bus, taking…