Dear 20 Year Old Me – A Letter

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Travel | Travelling | Letter | Past

Where to begin, I’ll start by saying that I’ve been meaning to write this one for a while. So much has happened both bad and good in the last 10 years that I feel the need to condense what I’ve learnt into a letter for good. The Letter Dear Jon, You may feel indestructible, almost like a superhero, however you … Read More

The Day I Realised My Life Had Changed

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Travel | Travelling | Traveling | Thailand

What Do I Mean? There are some moments in life that are truly defining. Moments where you have a deep realisation that something has changed, and it’s changed for the better. Moments like this tend to hit you like a ton of bricks and this one was no different. Where was I? I had arrived in Thailand only 6 days … Read More

The Challenges of Being a Bisexual Solo Traveller

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Solo Travel | Bisexual | LGBT+ Travel | Solo Traveller

Travelling solo is tough already but being bisexual and a solo traveller can be a tough mix. We’ve all experienced at some point or another the inevitable questioning. “Oh but you’re really gay aren’t you?”, “it’s just a phase right?”, or “You’re just greedy aren’t you?”. Listed below is what I’ve learnt so far about the difficulties. I’m going to … Read More

10 Travelling Mistakes I Made So You Don’t Have To

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My Top 10 Travelling Mistakes

We all make travelling mistakes. I’m here to tell you which ones you don’t have to make. Start your trip off right by avoiding everything I mention below. 1. Booking Too Far in Advance Most travellers have been guilty of this at one point or another. Booking every flight, every hostel, and all your trips. This leaves no room at … Read More

Delhi to Goa – Insane Airport Security

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Delhi to Goa

Delhi airport, a well oiled machine. Security so tight they won’t let you into the terminal without a ticket or proof of one. Hard luck if you’ve got an eticket and a dead phone. Fortunately for me my phone was charged. Once you’ve checked in get ready for a frisking as it’s mandatory for all passengers. The fun part is … Read More

Bangkok to Koh Phangan – My First Island

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Bangkok to Koh Phangan

I’ve been in Thailand officially a week today, it has been all kinds of extremes, from the crazy Khao San Road in Bangkok to the chilled out beaches of Koh Phangan. I’m loving every minute of it! Currently I’m sat in the hostel bar eating the freshest vegetable spring rolls you’ve ever seen! Listening to some chilled tunes and watching … Read More

Less Than a Week to Go

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Today was a bit of a milestone, I now have my foreign currency, I have sold my car and my bag is basically packed. Next Tuesday I get on my flight which takes me to my first stop, Thailand. I can definitely now say it’s starting to hit me that I’m actually going, and that by this time next week … Read More

VISA

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Today is a bit of a landmark, I got my 60 day Thailand VISA approved which should be delivered tomorrow. This means the first leg of my trip is set and I should, fingers crossed, have no problem spending roughly 3 months in Thailand. It’s less than 3 weeks until I go and I could not be more excited, apprehensive … Read More