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Coping with Corona – Mental Health Resources

With everyone panicking over staying physically healthy, I wanted to remind everyone to take a second and check up on their mental health too. The idea of being cooped up inside for the next three weeks can be very scary, it’s okay to admit that. Not to mention the fear, uncertainty and anxiety the media tends to fill us with every day….. Continue reading Coping with Corona – Mental Health Resources

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Photo Story: Ten Memories Captured at the Elephant Nature Park

The majestic Jan Peng (full moon) stands with her mahout, who would adorn the hole in her ear every day with a freshly plucked flower. The hole was caused by her last mahout who, like too many others, hit Jan Peng with a bull hook on the ear to scare her into compliance whilst she slaved away in the logging industry… Continue reading Photo Story: Ten Memories Captured at the Elephant Nature Park

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How to write when you don’t know what to write…

A travel-blogger’s guide to overcoming writers block and procrastination Happy Halloween! And welcome to this Halloween post about the spookiest thing of all: Writers-block. (dun dun duuuun) Sweeping the blogosphere like an epidemic, we’re all at risk. No cure has been found as of yet. But fear not, new advances have been made in the effort of finding a cure! Am I currently suffering from … Continue reading How to write when you don’t know what to write…

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What’s in my Zero-Waste Travel Bag?

Today I’d like to share what’s in my zero-waste travel bag! I think being mindful of what you use and how it affects our environment is so important and it’s all too easy to forget about this when you’re on the road. There are a few items I ensure I always have with me on a day out to try and minimize my waste (especially … Continue reading What’s in my Zero-Waste Travel Bag?

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The Secrets Behind Choosing Accommodation

Recently I had the lovely experience of a fire alarm sounding for over five hours at my charming Airbnb (Yes you read that right: five hours. I wish that was an exaggeration…). I figured if I had to live through that nightmare, I might as well make the best of the situation and write a post to help you avoid ending up in horror-movie-worthy accommodation. … Continue reading The Secrets Behind Choosing Accommodation

London Calling- The cliché, the touristy and the hidden gems

An impulsively bought (and over-priced) concert ticket and a well-deserved birthday weekend away led us to London. Where else would you go when you live and study in the middle of nowhere, Wales? We wanted… no… needed a real, classic city break. London was calling… Continue reading London Calling- The cliché, the touristy and the hidden gems