Music creates the soundtrack to each and every one of my trips abroad. So much so that when I hear the same songs years later, it takes me back to that place. It evokes the foreign soil smells, sounds and…

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I was talking to a work colleague the other day and reminded myself of a funny story, one which left me chuckling to myself as I walked away. So much so that I perused the jaded travel archives of my…

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For some the ultimate question is: “Do I blow all my money travelling or shall I keep saving for a house, get a proper job and settle down” This was the question I asked myself before leaving home at age…

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Someone once told me in passing that life is served in equal amounts of good and bad, but never at the same time. What was essentially a throwaway comment has always stuck with me as it hits the nail on…

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Does distance make the heart grow fonder? I think so. Ok, maybe not when couples live in different countries but being away from your significant other for short spaces of time keeps things fresh. New conversation topics allow for interesting…

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