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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A New Year that began with a bang.

A New Year that began with a bang.

I wrote a little piece about celebrating New Year in Argentina on Wanderlust magazine’s website http://bit.ly/VPS2F9

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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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The Majesty of the Iguazu Falls

The Majesty of the Iguazu Falls

No matter how much we all love to get off the beaten track, there are certain places in life that are so incredible you just…

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Moving on from South America...

Moving on from South America…

So the South American part of my adventure has come to an end. On one hand it feels like a lifetime ago that I was…

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D is for Dolavon - en route to Gaiman (Continuing with the alphabet challenge)

D is for Dolavon – en route to Gaiman (Continuing with the alphabet challenge)

Hmm…how did we end up here? We were on our way to a Welsh teahouse and I was excited. (Why wouldn´t I be? I´m half…

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Time for tea

Time for tea

As a self-confessed tea addict I am absolutely fascinated by the tea situation in Argentina. Now I’m all for travelling with tea – teabags being one…

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