So whaddya know? Gapyear.com are running a competition with the greatest prize ever…two weeks in the Cook Islands reporting back stories, photos and videos about the experience. Amazing. So of course I’ve entered, and I’d love for you to check out my entry, a photo essay of all my favourite (secret) spots around New Zealand. … More Get Me To The Cook Islands!
As I sit here in cold, grey London, searching for any and all jobs so I can make some money and go on another adventure, I’m having a serious case of the post-travel blues. So I thought I’d take a look back at some of my earliest travelling photographs. This was taken on the steps … More Photo Of The Week: RTW Throwback
Even before I was definitely going travelling I wanted an iPad…from the get-go I thought they were pretty much the coolest invention since, well, ever. But I just never had a reason to actually go out and spend my *ahem* hard earned student loan on one. I already had a MacBook Pro and an iPod … More A Product Review: The iPad…A Traveller’s Dream?
This past year has been just unimaginably incredible, so I thought I’d make a video of all the best, funniest and most epic moments that happened along the way. Thank you to everyone who made this year everything that it was.
When you spend a long period of time travelling and changing locations and beds every few nights, the hostel living can get a bit tiresome, especially if your dorm mates aren’t particularly considerate. So here’s a few do’s and dont’s that’ll make any hostel stay a little bit more bearable… Do say hello and introduce … More The Do’s & Dont’s of Hostel Living
1. Marmite 2. Seeing Family & Friends 3. Spend (at least) 52 nights in the same bed…for free! 4. I have all my belongings around me…seriously though, I’ve found clothes I forgot I even had! 5. I actually did it. I actually travelled the world and returned to tell the tales.
On my very last morning at camp, I went down to the lake to take one last look at the beauty of the place I had called home for the last 4 months. It was a pretty special moment, with the water as still as I’d ever seen it, and the mist floating along every … More Photo Of The Week: One Last Look
So here I am, sitting in my bed. In London. Wait, what was that? London? Home? Errrrrrr What?! Yes, I am home. After 319 days, multiple countries, countless modes of transport and plenty of awesome experiences, I am actually back where it all began. And it’s a very strange feeling that’s for sure. Good, but … More The Very End
So, summer is officially over. The kids are gone, the place is quiet, and the leaves have starting turning. I am still working at Camp Sloane for the Fall season, cleaning up camp, running some high ropes courses and prepping camp for the winter, but then it’s back to NYC and then home, 10 and … More A New Chapter
So, some of you may remember that time I turned into a crazy person and decided it was a good idea to jump out of a plane at 15,000ft in Taupo, New Zealand back in April. Well it turned out that it actually was the BEST idea ever and I LOVED every second of it…I … More That Time I Jumped Out Of A Plane