Essential travel lessons learnt from A Journey to the Center of the Earth

A Journey to the Center of the Earth is one of the most beautifully written adventures of all time. I’m a sucker for timeless classics and one that is filled with adventure, mystery and endless exploration… well that’s just a win all round! The novel was first written in 1864 and tells the story of […]

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#SFIWoman: TRAVEL, TRAVEL, TRAVEL & THEN… TRAVEL AGAIN

Traveling in Hiroshima

“There is nothing more beautiful than a well-traveled woman with an amazing story to tell.”  It’s easy to get bored of everyday life… to let monotony set in and drain your soul as you sit in weekly presentations, fill up the tank of your car and round up your enzyme assays time and time again. Yep. […]

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How to travel the world as a SFIWoman

The world can be a dangerous place but that doesn’t mean it should stop us from doing the things we love. Traveling to over 20 countries has certainly taught me that being a strong, free-thinking independent (SFI) woman isn’t always as easy as it looks. Whether it be riding a train to Hiroshima… exploring the […]

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Pretty Girl. Beautiful Mind.

It seems in today’s day and age, it’s so easy to forget who we are, what we want, and what we, as strong free thinking independent woman stand for. Everyone seems to know the answers when in actual fact we don’t even know what the questions are that are being asked. Somewhere along the way, […]

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The Night Before Christmas at Heathrow

The night before Christmas is one of the most magical times of the year. Christmas trees are glistening; presents have been wrapped and sleepy children leave out cookies and milk for Santa before crawling into warm beds. It really is my favorite time of the year. The anticipation of Christmas morning, the excitement of unopened […]

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6 Life-changing Habits for Every Thirty Something

Turning thirty is pretty scary. While I still feel like the same whimsical travel-loving Gemini I was in my twenties, the start of my thirties have been centered around a different set of thoughts. All of a sudden there are more responsibilities, less time and an endless list of tasks that never seems to end. Truth […]

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Finding Bo-Kaap and My Heart

The thing about moving to a new town is that you never know how your life is going to change. Perhaps it will be a move for the better. Perhaps it will mean a difficult change, one in which you will learn tremendous lessons from the unforeseen challenges thrown by the universe. One minute you […]

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Travel Book Review: Sadako and the thousand paper cranes

It’s easy to forget brutal histories and hurtful historical pasts in our quest as travel bloggers to share with our readers the beauty of the world. But that shouldn’t be the case. As a traveler, my aim is to not only show you how beautiful the world is but to also make you wiser. Learning […]

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