A Personal Note to my Readers: So, 2016 is turning out to be a year of recovery, hope, and re-discovery. I’ve struggled with mental illness and a fractured identity for the past 15 years – at 12 years old, I realised that I had no clue who I was. An intricate web of co-morbid conditions… Continue reading Travel, Mental Health, & Recovery
I am quite used to long-haul flights, since Cape Town is conveniently situated on the bottom tip of Africa (hah!) and it takes at least 10 hours to get anywhere in the Northern Hemisphere! I’ve already written an article about travel packing hacks, which is more for long-haul flights, so I thought I’d write about my… Continue reading Travel Quickie – Flying with RyanAir
Motion sickness is a bitch, especially if you love travelling. It’s actually a miracle that I can travel at all, considering my comorbid conditions – motion sickness, anxiety, and emetophobia (pathological fear of vomiting) – so I thought I’d share some of my own tips and coping mechanisms with my fellow travellers 🙂 Whenever I… Continue reading Travel Tips for Beating Motion Sickness
Having travelled a fair amount, and also being a passionate amateur photographer, I have learned a lot about taking great travel pictures. I learned mainly by trial and error, and everything I know I want to share with you, so you can make your own travel photos more creative and capture amazing moments without camera catastrophes.… Continue reading Practical & Creative Travel Photography Tips
Berlin – the cosmopolitan capital of Germany. A gigantic, gritty city that effortlessly blends East and West – acknowledging the past by building a future right around it. A city saturated in history, horrors, and social liberation. A city of modern art and hipster culture, quirky street fashion and vegan restaurants, and open public green spaces in every… Continue reading Berlin on a Budget
Over the years, I’ve changed my daily habits and become mindful of my lifestyle choices to better suit my belief in eco-friendly, ethical living – and this includes the choices I make when travelling. You’d be surprised at how small, mindful changes can make a huge difference to the environment and to communities you come… Continue reading Eco-friendly, Ethical Travel Tips
Packing for a trip can be stressful, especially if you have an unreasonable weight restriction for your luggage. There are many tips for packing available on the internet and various blogs, so I’ve combined clever tricks from the interweb and my own tips to give you a comprehensive guide to packing for travel. This guide… Continue reading Travel packing hacks!