Bedbugs, Bruises and Backpacks – Travel Mishaps and what I’ve learned from them

Bedbugs, Bruises and Backpacks – Travel Mishaps and what I’ve learned from them

After travelling on and off for the past 12 years it will come to no surprise that I've experienced my fair share of travel mishaps, from almost being denied entry to the US to being held at knife point in Paris. Although some of these experiences were terrifying they also taught many valuable lessons, not [...]

Making Friends in Hostels (Even if you’re anxious)

Making Friends in Hostels (Even if you’re anxious)

Making new friends during my travels has given me some of the most weird and wonderful experiences. Growing up I was diagnosed for having anxiety and fluctuating depression, always an introvert who never quite fit in. Being in a large group didn't appeal to me, the thought of having to shout over people (and potentially [...]