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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Why you should chase experiences and not things

While most people are chasing cars, steady jobs (and perhaps even lovers) you’ve never felt the same calling. Sure, you know you should be doing it. It’s what everyone has been saying to you for who knows how long. Perhaps you’ve even tried it but after a while found that you’re still unhappy. Deep down, […]

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Why you should travel in your twenties

Just the other day I read an article being shared on social media explaining why millennials should not spend the early years of their twenties travelling the globe. Now let me start by saying that while I’m not opposed to hearing all sides of any story and love a good discussion with opposing views, I […]

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Ten Travel lessons I learnt from The Hobbit

The Hobbit is an inspiring tale about the adventures of Bilbo Baggins. While it is not set in a particular country or place that we can directly relate too, it is certainly one of the timeless travel books that can be read on almost any kind of trip because it tells the story of the […]

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Why every traveler should read the hobbit

There can be no better book to read on your travels than a timeless adventure involving a little hobbit from Middle Earth. A tale of something unexpected and perhaps even unwanted. Something that leaves him (and you) changed just as any adventure into the unknown would. My first real adventure began when I stepped out […]

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15 signs that you’re a wanderluster

You’ve just got back from a trip and exhausted as you are, you’re almost ready for the next one. You look around and everything seems to remind you of being on the road again. You pull out your laptop and what starts out as checking your email ends with checking the latest flight specials. Seems […]

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10 great travel mantras to live by every day

One of the things I love about travelling is that you don’t just get to see new places. Instead, you get to make amazing memories. Whether it be tasting exotic foods, diving in marine parks or just doing some sort of extraordinary activity, there’s something about travel that makes us a little braver, more relaxed […]

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Book Review: Everything, Everything

There’s something about these slice of life books that engulf me from start to finish. It happened with Me Before You and now, Everything, Everything proved to be another novel that saw me read it from cover to cover in less than a week. After a long conversation with a friend, he sent me a link to […]

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Take that Erasmus Exchange: What You’ll Learn

If you’re at university and are contemplating a study abroad trip then my advice is to just go! Six years ago I embarked on an Erasmus exchange program to The Netherlands and I can honestly say that I’ve never been the same since. Sure, there were a few moments (both before and during my trip) […]

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