Category Archives: London

Backpacker to Bachelorette

So. It’s been a while since I’ve really written anything of substance on here. A long while. Does that mean I haven’t been doing anything of substance. Well, yes and no. Yes, because my life now is certainly not what … Continue reading

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Uk Vaca!

I left Oman over two months ago and headed for the temperate shores of jolly old England.  One of my favourite countries for its history and endless kinds of beer, it seemed a good choice after sandy, sunny Salalah.  I … Continue reading

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How many goodbyes?

Originally posted on The Travelling Twin:
How many goodbyes does it take to start a new life? How many hugs? How many “I’ll miss you”s? How many promises to write? How many promises to visit? How many kisses? How many…

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My life is not a ‘permanent vacation’

I updated my Facebook status a while back, and a friend commented partially in jest that they thought my life was a ‘permanent vacation’.  I’ve known this friend since I was 4, and while I knew she was kidding around a … Continue reading

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Eight random, and hopefully helpful, tips about travel

In my experience of travelling, I have learned a few practical things that I thought I would pass along to help make your journeys a bit easier: 1. Have a travelling ‘comfort kit’. Mine includes earplugs, hair elastics, bobby pins, eye … Continue reading

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One blog a week!

Happy 2014!  I hope everyone had a great holiday season, and has already started planning their travels for the coming weeks and months. As usual, I really don’t know what the next year will bring.  One goal of mine for … Continue reading

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Happy Travel Anniversary to me!

Three years ago, I left Vancouver for South Africa via London, with plans and planes booked to spend time in Asia and Australia, and anywhere else in between.  We all know how that one turned out: I started diving in … Continue reading

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