January 28, 2018.Reading time 13 minutes.
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 […]
April 13, 2017.Reading time 7 minutes.
You’ve just arrived in a new city. Everything around you is foreign. Nobody speaks English and after a sixteen hour flight, all you want to do is check into your hotel, take a nice long bath and get a good night’s rest. As you arrive at the baggage carousel, you see people frantically grabbing their […]
April 6, 2017.Reading time 3 minutes.
So you’ve picked up some great street market bargaining tips and are ready to hit the late night stalls and haggle your way to some great buys. Everybody knows that sellers will inevitably set their prices high enough in anticipation of haggling tourists. While it can be a fun experience and you can walk away with […]
April 5, 2017.Reading time 11 minutes.
So you’ve browsed the markets in India and wandered through the markets in Africa. You know that the first price isn’t always the best price but sometimes it can be difficult or feel down right strange to haggle someone into giving you something for a fraction of their original price. Most people dread this part […]
February 15, 2017.Reading time 5 minutes.
Packing can a really fun pre-travel activity but it can also be daunting too. It’s easy to forget the important things whilst mulling over the pretty things and let’s be honest, it’s inevitable that at some point, things can and will go wrong, no matter how much you try and avoid them. The truth is, […]