The seriously anxious traveller

One of my biggest concerns when I started travelling was how my anxiety disorder would get in the way of the gigantic list of things that I wanted to see and do around the world. The prospect that it could stop me from making any of my dreams come true absolutely terrified me. How could [...]

Freedom of movement

It's been a few weeks since I've had the time and motivation to sit down and write, but I guess that just happens hey. I've been pretty busy working, spending time with friends and family and getting ready for Canada (23 days, can you believe it?!) Amongst all this busyness, restless nights and waking up [...]

Travel to heal

On a sunny Monday afternoon at Heathrow last summer, I found myself gazing out of a plane window feeling like the weight of the world had been lifted off of my shoulders and dropped into the palm of my hands ready to be explored. A moment which usually would be accompanied by a bundle of [...]

Grateful for where I’m at, excited about where I’m going

I had a two hour train journey home from work Thursday evening, I'd finished my book, was full of coffee and there was a plug socket right next to me. This meant it was time to write. I've been thinking a lot lately about what it actually means to 'live in the moment'. Naturally, as [...]

Why travelling is a privilege

Travelling is a privilege, a luxury and not a necessity. And for many people it's merely just a dream-state that we enter when we lay our heads down at night. Not everyone is able to travel. Some people are physically unable to, others may suffer from mental health issues which stop them from doing so [...]