I Wish I’d Known – Moving To Sydney

Hindsight is a wonderful thing. It gives clarity, can ease a broken heart, but mostly, it teaches lessons. Here are a few things I wish I’d known before I moved to Sydney. The time difference…

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What to Pack – Working Holiday Visa

When I was packing for my Working Holiday in Australia, I had a pile of clothes that I wanted to take. T-shirts, work clothes, a couple of pairs of shorts… The first thing you need…

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The Whole World In Her Hands

A big life event happened a few weeks ago, but I wasn’t sure whether to blog about it. But as we bloggers say: if you don’t blog about it, did it even happen? I told mum…

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Why You Should Pack Up And Move

When I was 25, I decided that I’d had enough of my life in Birmingham and wanted to move. Not because it wasn’t a good life, but because I was living the same day over…

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Take Me To Sydney

Ok I admit it, this is cheating a little because I’ve been living in Sydney for 4 months already but these are the things I really wanted to share with you because they’re just so…

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The Non-Travelling Backpacker

I’ve been in Australia for over 4 months and I cannot tell you how many times I’ve been asked where I’ve been and where I’m going. When I say nowhere and nowhere, people jump in…

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Take Me To London

Ok, I’m cheating a little bit here because I’m English and lived in London for a little while. Three months, can I call that living there? Well, I am. So at the time, I was…

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Take Me To Paris

Ah Paris. The city of love. The home of Dior, croissants and l’Arc de Triomphe. I was taken for my birthday in 2013 and it rained all weekend. It was so cold that I was…

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My First Day in Sydney

Jet lag is real. Hella real. I arrived at Sydney airport at around 7:20am after a 24-hour journey and had to face the train with my massive backpack and cabin suitcase in morning rush hour. Not…

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Solo Travel and Mental Health

I come from a family with mental illness. My grandad had depression, another family member has bipolar and I’ve had depression and anxiety during my 26 years of being on this earth. When I went…

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