When you Want to Turn your Passion into a Full Time Thingy

"True guilt is guilt at the obligation one owes to oneself to be oneself. False guilt is guilt felt at not being what other people feel one ought to be or assume that one is." - R.D. Laing Hello again! Hope you're all doing fantastic! Happy, healthy, aware that Christmas is nearly on the way.... … Continue reading When you Want to Turn your Passion into a Full Time Thingy

Packing List for Australia 

Lil Big Sister Travel Co.  I may not be the best person for this as I'm a all or nothing kinda person.  I'm currently carting around random things that most backpackers wouldn't even entertain the idea of.  Red wine vinegar, full length easel, 7 or 8 pairs of shoes, teapot... you get the idea. I’m … Continue reading Packing List for Australia 

Your Savings Plan for Travel

Lil Big Sister Travel Co.  First of all for a savings plan. Reminder this was made for my little sister but you can still apply this post to your own plans if you're creative.  Before you go anywhere, make sure you afford everything before you leave.  The following: FLIGHTS: one way £350-500 To get in … Continue reading Your Savings Plan for Travel

Your Very Basic To Do List for getting Started to Travel

Lil Big Sister Travel Co.  When my little sister said she wanted to come to Oz, after I broke down what a company proposing to help your move would do I started with a list of what she needed to do. Here it is! 1. Save some cash! Flights are around £500/600 depending on when … Continue reading Your Very Basic To Do List for getting Started to Travel

Homesickness; an embarrasing confession.

Gosh I'm a terrible blogger. My last blog post was the first week of January. It is now the last week of January and I was supposed to post at least once a week.  Or at least that was my original plan. However after my last post bragging and complaining about Sydney not much has … Continue reading Homesickness; an embarrasing confession.

Fireflies, Fireworks and Fatigue. Sydney in 4 days.

I’m not sure if we're emotionally ready to share this story yet, but here goes. On December 23rd, the last day of work at the Grain Plant for the year, everyone keeps asking us what our plans are for the holidays. We haven’t got any. We’ve been working so hard recently to make a good … Continue reading Fireflies, Fireworks and Fatigue. Sydney in 4 days.

I Sold Everything to Travel. Oops?

I didn't really think that one through... I love all of those inspirationals posts you see online. Especially the ones that tell you to 'Leave it all behind! Grab your passport & go!' This is not one of those posts. This is more of the personal pros and cons of taking that advice. When anyone … Continue reading I Sold Everything to Travel. Oops?

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

Living in a Car in Australia

Before we decided to run away to Australia, we both had good jobs and were able to save a pretty penny away. We had heard how huge Australia was and we didn't fancy relying on public transport or The Greyhound this time round. Plus! Our vehicle could double as our accommodation! So we saved up … Continue reading Living in a Car in Australia