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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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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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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Why I’ll continue to travel

We travel the world and spend most of our days in the quiet comforts of our own company, exploring the unknown. We wander around cities and learn more about the local people and their problems than any news broadcast could ever show. For some of us, travelling solo and not knowing what the future holds […]

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Thirty Before You’re Thirty

If there’s one thing I’ve learnt over the last year, it’s that life is what you make of it. In the end, it’s you who is left with your thoughts, your conscious and your heart. You are who you are – don’t try and change. And certainly don’t run after anybody who isn’t running after […]

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Ten Books for Every Twenty Something to Read

If you know anything about me, then you’ll know that I absolutely love books. Not e-books or the kind you read off your iPad although I have many of those too. I’m talking of the pure hand-to-paper kind of books, the ones in which the pages are musky and creak as you flip them over in […]

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Five Things That I Love and Hate about China

After spending over two years in China, I think I have developed a love-hate relationship with most things there. Some days I wake up and absolutely love the beauty of the place. Other days, I hate it with a passion. The things that drive me insane are the same reasons why I’ll probably miss it […]

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