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How I Ended Up in The Tatra Mountains: The Story I’ve Been Waiting For 2

I’ve always wanted to to tell a travel story that begins with deciding to go on an adventure with someone I had just met. It’s finally happened. I met a Californian named Joe who immediately invited me on a trip with him to get out of the city, go hiking […]


What to pack for the Lake District 1

Known for it’s glistening lakes, panoramic views, and hiking trails of all difficulty levels, the Lake District in England is a popular destination for residents of the UK and travelers from around the world. Calling the weather in England unpredictable barely begins to describe the sudden changes that can occur […]


Backpacking Northern Italy: An itinerary 7

Northern Italy is really easy to backpack around.  There’s an efficient rail network, and a collection of visit-worthy town and cities within relatively close proximity to one another. In the window of a couple of weeks it’s possible to see some incredible historical monuments, to wander through a centuries-old network […]


Three months in Peru: My top seven highlights 6

In 2014 my boyfriend and I took a career break to travel through South America independently.  We flew to Peru from the UK and subsequently spent a whole three months (two of those illegally, but that’s another story!) exploring the country’s diverse and beautiful landscapes, enjoying its delicious array of culinary options, […]


Highlights Of Gros Morne National Park 14

Gros Morne National Park is a World Heritage Site on the West Coast of Newfoundland, Canada. If you’re spending any time in Newfoundland, especially in the summer, Gros Morne is a must see. If you’re an outdoorsy person, you’ll never run out of things to do in Gros Morne. There’s […]


An Awesome Three-Week China Itinerary 2

Approximately the same size as the United States of America and claiming The World’s Largest Population, China is such an an immense, diverse, and fast-changing country that planning a visit there can be an incredibly daunting task – especially if you’re short on time. So I’ve put together this little […]