Independence - Sometimes it's easy to rely on someone else; to make plans, to order food, to decide what time to go somewhere. When you're travelling, particularly solo, you're going to have to make decisions for yourself, potentially attempt a different language, navigate confusing bus timetables, & generally stand on your own two feet. Sure … Continue reading What you can gain by travelling!
In May & June 2016 I was lucky enough to travel throughout Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India. Some parts of the region are sometimes prone to turbulence, so for me to visit such a range of places so freely & be involved with the communities was a wonderful opportunity, as I was able to see … Continue reading The Road to Srinagar
Machu Pichu, Peru Despite being photographed thousands of times every year, Machu Pichu's magnificence can't even begin to be captured in a picture. The sheer size of the settlement, combined with the clouds rolling over the mountain tops are something I'll never forget seeing for the first time. Suru Valley, India A lot of the … Continue reading 5 unbelievable landscapes you’ve just got to visit!
The scenery - Ladakh is stunning and incredibly varied. Travel for only a few hours and the view changes dramatically. You'll be treated to Glaciers, mountains, powerful rivers and flowery fields that look almost superimposed. The people - Despite major cultural differences and also language barriers, the people I met were massively welcoming, friendly & … Continue reading 5 reasons to visit Ladakh
For a lot of people travelling is about experiencing new cultures. We like to try local dishes, some choose to do a home stay, others adopt some form of local dress for their trip. One of the most popular ways of experiencing traditions and past times first hand that I've come across, (and this seems … Continue reading Cultural Shows & The Hokey Cokey
I've travelled a lot in some quite conservative countries, but I'd heard reports of Morocco being particularly conservative with regards to tourist's clothing so when it came to choice of outfit I put some serious thought into what to pack. Morocco is a Muslim country and generally the female population does choose to dress fairly … Continue reading What to wear in Marrakech?
Financial concerns are a reason that many people feel they are unable to go travelling. However, below I've listed a few ways that I've been able to make money/save money whilst living and travelling abroad. 1. Teach English - TEFL is a fantastic way to see the world while making some decent money. I chose … Continue reading How to travel when you’re short on cash