The Other Side of Istanbul

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The Other Side of Istanbul

So what’s happened since I last wrote? Well, I travelled through parts of Europe (Italy, France & Spain) and lived in Morocco for 3 months. The last month and a half I’ve been in Turkey, which might just be my favourite place so far!

The Ancient Ruins of Pompeii

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The Ancient Ruins of Pompeii

Lately I’ve been doing a lot of things that are on my bucket list, so there’s been a lot of looking back, looking forward, looking inward at my fears and desires and a LOT of looking outside myself to try to understand a bit of the world around me. All this looking has been making me dizzy… and finally travelling to Pompeii… hello vertigo!

A Perfect Moment in Herculaneum

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A Perfect Moment in Herculaneum

Have you ever had a moment where it feels like times stands still or shifts ever so slightly and you’re suddenly fully aware of everything around you? That’s what happened to me moments before I captured this photograph.

Been Travelling Too Long When…

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Been Travelling Too Long When…

I’m sure at some point almost every long term traveller has hit a point when they wonder if they’ve been travelling too long. I’m not sure there is such a thing as too long, but at the very least, you know you’ve been travelling a very long time when this list starts accurately describing your life.

Strange Signs – WTF!!! Baguettes

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Strange Signs – WTF!!! Baguettes

I’ve been going through some of my photos today and found a few gems that I just had to share including this funny one of a sign on a restaurant in Cancun, Mexico.

Hugging Gators in New Orleans

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Hugging Gators in New Orleans

I’ve decided to try to go back in time and fill in the gap for the months that I was silent while I was travelling. So follow me back to June 2010 when I traveled to one of my favourite cities in the world… New Orleans!

Paragliding in Brasov, Romania

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Paragliding in Brasov, Romania

The night before I was going to leave Brasov, the owner of the guesthouse I’m staying at pointed up at the mountain at paragliders floating high in the sky. After hearing my ridiculously girly squeal of glee at even seeing them he mentioned that he knows someone here that takes people up. So of course I had to try it!

Bran Castle in Romania

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Bran Castle in Romania

This Beautiful Castle in Bran, Romania which was once the home of Vlad Ţepeş, Vlad the Impaler!Photo taken by Costi. If you’re travelling in this area in Romania, staying in Brasov and taking a day-trip by bus to the nearby town of Bran is well worth it. Bran is most famous for Bran Castle otherwise […]

iPhone Travel Apps

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iPhone Travel Apps

Technology has made travel easier than ever and more and more people are carrying gadgets with them even on round the world trips. Being the little gadget geek that I am I had to bring my iPhone with me on my current journey. After testing a ton of apps I’ve found some that stand out for me.

Bratislava, Slovakia

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Bratislava, Slovakia

Bratislava, Slovakia’s state capital and largest city is where I finally felt like I was heading back into territory more unfamiliar to me than my travels of the past few months. This made it the perfect time to take another step outside my comfort zone towards overcoming my terror of water.