One Year Alone: The Bittersweet Side to Solo Travel

If I were a good writer who researches her subject well enough, I'd be opening this piece with a stat on how many people travel solo per year, how many of them feel it’s been the greatest experience of their life and how many of them have also experienced first-hand the negative side to it.… Continue reading One Year Alone: The Bittersweet Side to Solo Travel

Homesickness: Is it a real sickness or what?

I used to be totally none-the-wiser as to what 'homesickness' actually meant. My brain: 'What, you can actually vomit because you miss home so much?' And now I have started to learn. It's coming up to 4 months since I left home and - with the exception of a few video calls - since I've… Continue reading Homesickness: Is it a real sickness or what?

Real Talk (A Review of my 2017)

It's less than 1 week from Christmas and what a very bad blogger I have been. Around this time over the last couple of years I have found myself writing a post that looks back on my year, reviews the things I've done and the things I'll hope to do the following year. This is… Continue reading Real Talk (A Review of my 2017)