A holiday at home

A holiday at home

I remember when I first got back from my 30b430 trip. I was so used to looking at things through the eyes of tourist that…

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If We Can Do It, So Can You - with Jenny Leonard from whereisjenny.com

If We Can Do It, So Can You – with Jenny Leonard from whereisjenny.com

It’s another Monday morning and how are we almost at the end of January already? If you still haven’t got cracking on that New Year’s…

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It could only happen to me - standing on a pig in Laos

It could only happen to me – standing on a pig in Laos

It had already been a stressful day. We were in the south of Laos, sitting in the boiling heat at the side of the road…

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Save so you can splurge

Save so you can splurge

As I mentioned in a previous post one of the big differences I noticed about travelling on my 30b430 trip, compared to the ‘traditional’ gap…

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How should I set a budget for my trip?

How should I set a budget for my trip?

It’s all very well getting super-organised about your saving but how much money will you actually need for your career break or sabbatical? Now I’m…

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If We Can Do It, So Can You - Featuring Melissa Shearer from the mellybooproject.com

If We Can Do It, So Can You – Featuring Melissa Shearer from the mellybooproject.com

So it’s that time of the month when things can sometimes start to feel a bit rubbish. The excitement of New Year is over and…

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It Could Only Happen To Me - A transport downgrade in Burma

It Could Only Happen To Me – A transport downgrade in Burma

When you’re travelling long-term it’s inevitable that you’re going to have a few bumps and scrapes, along the way. Plans don’t always run smoothly, things…

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Why I love the travel community on Twitter

Why I love the travel community on Twitter

Now what I’m about to tell you may be hard to believe. But not everyone loves travelling. I know, crazy isn’t it? But believe it…

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Is it possible to see the sights on a business trip?

Is it possible to see the sights on a business trip?

We all know what it’s like when you’re working. You leave the office late, battle your way home through the rush-hour crowds and get home…

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