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 [...]

I moved to Canada!

I did it! I moved to Canada. I'm only three days in but the hard part is over...(I hope). You know the goodbyes will be hard, but you never realise how tough they actually are until you're walking through security at the airport, the first moment of complete solitude, blinded by your own tears. I [...]

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 [...]

How to apply for a Canadian working holiday visa

If you're thinking about applying for a Canadian working holiday permit you might get a little stumped throughout the application process, it's not as simple as getting an Australian or NZ visa (as far as I've heard) so here's a little how-to blog to ease the process. The whole process is done through International Experience [...]