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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

It’s not just about blue skies and sun-kissed skin

Many of us count down the days until the weekend, and the months until summer. We listen to songs that throw us into a time machine and send us back to warm, hazy nights with friends or forward to new adventures. We hit the replay button on that one jam that triggers the memory of [...]