You don’t pack up and leave your home and everything you’ve ever known behind you without learning a few things along the way. The ever-challenging and eye opening daily adventure that is “the road” is constantly equipping me with further life skills and shaping the person I am. I am a more confident and less … More Things Travel Has Taught Me
So, as I’m sure you are aware, 2016 was a bad year with regards to many things: celebrity death on a level that seems like the year was cursed, controversial political debacles, violence, war, poverty and natural disasters…. but for me, on a personal level, this year has probably been one of the best in … More 2016, You Beauty!
After nearly eleven months, my time in Asia has come to a close. The visa I arranged for Australia a year in advance needs to be activated before October 10. I made this application so long ago for logistical reasons; if they need extra documentation, health checks, evidence of anything… this would be easier to … More The Absolute Dream
Climb Mt.Kinabalu. On my bucket list since I started planning this trip and booked in to volunteer at Sepilok 24 months ago. Climb Mt.Kinabalu. Easier said than done. We booked our climb through Jungle Jack; basic backpacker accommodation in the form of containers, with the friendliest owner who sorts out your permit and a packed … More Climbing Mt.Kinabalu: Conquering a Beast
As you may have read in my earlier post, I am volunteering at Sepilok orang-utan sanctuary in Borneo next year. Fundraising is well underway. I pledged to walk 87 miles of the South West Coast Path from Bude to Chapel Porth, Cornwall, in 5 days. And I did it! Well…. almost. My friend, Amanda, was coming … More From Bude to Chapel Porth: 87 miles in 5 days