I’ve crossed quite a few borders overland and this Ecuador/Colombia border was by far the most complicated and confusing one I’ve ever had the pleasure of crossing. But now that I’ve done it, I realise that it’s really just about knowing where you have to go and what you have to do, and then it’s … More Crossing the Border from Ecuador to Colombia
After being away for about 16 months straight I finally made the decision to return home. It was a hard choice because there’s still so much more travelling I want to do, and so many more places I want to visit but, as always, there’s this little matter of money or rather, the lack of … More 5 Money Saving Tips for Around The World Travel
I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently, about how this long term travelling lifestyle can affect all the old friendships you’ve left behind at home. Friends who still mean the absolute world to you and who probably know you better than anyone else – they are the ones you grew up with, through primary … More Does Travelling Mean The End For Old Friendships?
So as the title of this post suggests, it is now only two weeks until I depart for my epic RTW adventure. Where has the time gone? It seems like only yesterday that I was on the phone to Chris (from STA Travel and BackpackerBanter) booking all my flights…and that was in April, a whole … More Two Weeks and Counting…
So the big trip is approaching…it’s only 5 weeks and 4 days until I fly away to the wonderful world of hostels, beaches, temples and, of course, other travellers. Everything is booked (minus my travel insurance), many things are planned (but not all…there’s got to be some spontaneity!), I’ve been injected in the arm with … More The Money Worry
How to sum up the best summer of my life? I don’t even know where to begin. From the moment I arrived at camp I felt immediately at home and knew that it was going to be amazing…fast friends were made, bonds were formed, lessons learned, confidence gained, overall I couldn’t have asked for anything … More Summer Summary
Our numbers have dwindled. People have left for the UK and beyond one by one, leaving just a few of us in NYC. And today it was time for some more goodbyes, so we headed to the iconic steps at Times Square for a few more moments of fun and laughter.
Eeeeeeek! I’ve just got off the phone with Chris at STA, and I am so excited to announce that my RTW trip is all booked! Well, my flights are booked at least. I’m still a bit undecided about what I’m doing once I get to SE Asia, but I’m got a bit of time to … More All Booked!
I just had an interview with Camp Sloane for a placement with them during this coming summer, and I am so excited to announce that I GOT THE JOB!!!! I’m absolutely over the moon, and now cannot wait for June to hurry up and get here already. It’s going to be the best summer ever, … More Hurry Up Summer!