The gift of hope…

What is happening in the Philippines at the moments has really touched me, as I’m sure it has so many other millions of people all…

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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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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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What If?

What If?

There are few times over the last year when I’ve questioned what I’m doing. Travelling has always been the big love in my life so,…

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30 reasons why 2012 was such an amazing year

30 reasons why 2012 was such an amazing year

There are countless reasons why 2012 was such a great year for me. Here’s 30 of them:     You can find out more about…

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Happy New Year and all that jazz

Happy New Year and all that jazz

As the clock struck midnight last New Year’s Eve I was on a rooftop in Buenos Aires, surrounded by new friends I’d met at the…

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#28 Write yourself a postcard from every country you visit on your trip (suggestion from Ruth)

#28 Write yourself a postcard from every country you visit on your trip (suggestion from Ruth)

I love this suggestion from my friend Ruth. When you’re on the road for a long time you have the tendency to forget about the…

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#20 - Learn a new skill: Thai massage course at Wat Pho in Bangkok

#20 – Learn a new skill: Thai massage course at Wat Pho in Bangkok

I have now officially passed the six month mark of my trip. That’s six months of no work and my brain is beginning to fry….

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#19 Go on an adventure with my sister

#19 Go on an adventure with my sister

The great thing about families is that even when you haven’t seen each other for ages and ages as soon as you meet up again…

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