Tag Archive: Travel

March 4, 2015 - Written by:

On Being a Female Traveler in India


I recently spent a month travelling around India. A month driving 3000 miles on roads that could hardly count as a dirt track, let alone something that was driveable in a vintage car older than my 26 years. But although the roads were life threatening and terrifying, that wasn’t our main concern. Being three white women travelling through the arse-end... Read the rest of this post...


December 16, 2014 - Written by:

On Not Letting Pride Get in the Way of Happiness

never give up

I recently made a move to Scotland to chase my dreams of climbing mountains as much as possible. Instead, I found myself working all day every day and couldn’t even muster the energy to get up and go outside when I wasn’t working. This was not me. I am productive and outdoorsy and happy. I am not the type of... Read the rest of this post...


October 13, 2014 - Written by:

Smile! You’re on Camera: Memoirs from a Full-Time Foreigner

Lost In Translation

Foreigners often get a bad wrap, their reputation clouded by local prejudices and tainted by past errors of other foreigners. Wherever they are, wherever they’re from, whatever they look like, the odd ones out will always get extra attention. Sometimes – particularly when you’re very new to this place – that attention can be daunting and frustrating. Arriving somewhere entirely different... Read the rest of this post...


September 5, 2014 - Written by:

Career and Love: Can We Really Have It All?

careers and love friends joy

So, I’ve got a bit of a situation here, and I’ve no idea how it’ll turn out. I want my personal relationships to bring me happiness. I want to have a successful, fulfilling career. But it seems that wanting both simultaneously is just too much to ask. You can’t have it all. This whole situation would be so much easier... Read the rest of this post...