Recently I was speaking to a friend about the pros and cons of being single. The pros being that you can be an independent woh-man who can go everywhere without needing someone to check up on you, the negatives being that you don’t have anyone to put suncream on your back when we’re blessed with hot, sunny days. That got me thinking about the similarities between being single and travelling alone – I mean, it’s not entirely different let’s be honest here, but I guess it’s a lot easier to ask a fellow backpacker by the pool to get their hands creamy then it is to ask Paul the Gardener. I digress. Here are, what I believe to be, the TOP 5 annoying things about travelling solo.
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Looking at me, I don’t think you would assume I ever suffered from an eating disorder. In fact, looking at me and judging me at face value, I would assume … Continue reading The Post Lockdown ‘Lose the pounds’ Phase – Why I’m Refusing To Listen
Oh Valentine’s Day, that ol’ day. The day of flowers, grand declarations of love, chocolates and feeling appreciated. Or if you’re me a few years ago, a day of tense … Continue reading Be Your Own Valentine This Valentine’s Day
Welcome travellers, to my TOP Travel Essentials List. I wrote my TOP Travel Essentials List at 00.02am in a bunk bed in Peru, 7 hours before I had to get … Continue reading THE TOP TRAVEL ESSENTIALS LIST
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2020 New Year Realisations
As we start the countdown to New Year’s Eve 2020 (oh the joy), I’ve realised how anxious I’ve become since we heard the announcement that London was being thrown into … Continue reading My Mental Health Journey in Tier 4 Restrictions
What do you miss the most about travelling? The excitement arriving at the airport in the early hours? The aeroplane food? Trying to rush off the plane before they open the doors?
What’s it like to return from backpacking the world to a pandemic? How does life resume? How is dating possible?