88 Days; a Lesson in Patience

The Australian working holiday visa... *sigh* For anyone that doesn't know... When you apply for a working holiday visa in Australia you only get 1 year. If you want another year you have to be willing to work 88 days in agriculture and/or another government chosen field to apply for your second year. This is … Continue reading 88 Days; a Lesson in Patience

How much do you LOVE LUSH?

Because I love it a lot. I love it lots and lots. As I mentioned in my previous blog Do I need to pack my hair straighteners? I don't NEED cosmetics or expensive shower smoothies and bath bombs. And when I decided to leave the UK I was prepared to live without it. Yes, I'd miss it but … Continue reading How much do you LOVE LUSH?

Do I need to pack my hair straighteners?

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, right? There are plenty of beauty, fashion/travel blogs out there. I'm not even going presume I know enough about it to advise people on it. It is something I occasionally think an absurd amount about though!! When you have to pack art materials, Instagram worthy outfits for … Continue reading Do I need to pack my hair straighteners?

Why I’ll keep going back to Nepal

Part of this post was included in Lily Travella.com - I Left My Heart In... I left my heart in Nepal. It has a strange hold over me. When I’m there I can’t help but ask myself “Why am I here?” Then as soon as I leave I want to go back. There are plenty of other … Continue reading Why I’ll keep going back to Nepal

Travelling Left Me Heartbroken

"Parting is such sweet sorrow" Love on the road. Vacation romances. Those moments when you feel you've found your soul mate only for it to be ripped away in a cruel twist of fate. Part of me thought it would last forever. I should have known better.   Maybe you're just on two separate paths. … Continue reading Travelling Left Me Heartbroken

Is Bakewell One of the Best Towns in England?

Part of this post was included in Ladies What Travel.com - Bloggers Favourite Places to Visit in the UK Bakewell is located in the Derbyshire Dales district of Derbyshire. It is located on the River Wye, about thirteen miles southwest of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. I've been going to Bakewell since I was a kid so I may … Continue reading Is Bakewell One of the Best Towns in England?

The time I nearly pooed myself on the Annapurna Circuit, Nepal.

A Local Encounter I’ll Never Forget. “Mountainside Safe-side” the locals say. For emphasis and to try out different writing styles, I'm going to write this in second person as if YOU are the one that nearly craps themselves! Enjoy. Picture the scene. You’re trekking the Annapurna Circuit Trail in Nepal. Surrounding you, the beautiful Himalayan Mountain ranges. … Continue reading The time I nearly pooed myself on the Annapurna Circuit, Nepal.