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Telling the parents. Expection vs reality.

Unfortunately sometimes life doesn’t go the way you want it to. Whilst we expect parents to be happy about the fact that you’ve worked hard for a bit of money to travel and are well on your way to becoming a digital nomad, it’s not always the way it goes. The immediate reaction I tend …

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Cabin Zero: Why it’s my new favourite bag!

Whilst on my latest trip to Amsterdam I noticed my current backpack was looking a bit worn. Since, I’ve been looking for a new one. Thankfully, A couple of weeks ago Cabin Zero sent me a 28litre bag to review. My thoughts? It’s fantastic! As with any product there is room for improvement. However, as an overall …

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Bucket List Destinations; Tokyo

This time last year I wrote a blog post for a competition (I didn’t win) about how much I wanted to go to Tokyo. Later that year I fully lived and realised that dream by spending a week there, just exploring parts of the city that I truly came to love. And whilst I didn’t …

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The Ramen Issue

So I was in Japan, what was the one food I desperately wanted to have as an authentic experience? Ramen. What could I not find vegetarian? Ramen. Which killed me because there was a ramen shop at the end of my street! Thankfully I did manage to find a place in the Gion district that …

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Laulen’s Adventures in Korat! 

The moment I touched down in Thailand I was embraced by a blanket of heat and confusion as I clumsily navigated my way through the airport, Bangkok’s underground and finally through to the bus station where I found myself the victim of scam number one, not even twelve hours after touching down. Sometimes, when you’re …

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Angloville; the language immersion programme 

Back in Janury I did the crazy thing of hitchhiking to Poland from central Belgium with a 24 hour deadline. Why? To become an Angloville volunteer in Wrocław. Many times I thought myself crazy, taking a risk and running to Poland for a week after being asked via couchsurfing. But after some research and a …

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The Not So Mindful Farm

After a few days in Chiang Mai, the girl I had been talking to in my hostel mentioned that she was going to a farm to learn to meditate and save a bit of money, suggesting that I accompany her. Great! I had always been interested in meditation and the farm seemed like a great …

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My first 6 months of travel

Six months ago today I left the UK and moved to France to begin my great travel adventure. Time to celebrate my first milestone! Wow has it been one hell of an experience! I feel like I’ve achieved so much, yet seen so little of the world we live in. Honestly, I want to explore …

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