To any of you that have been following my travels over the past few years, you'll know that I've been lucky enough to call London my home for the past two years. I have loved everything about living in this crazy huge city (with the exception of spending the morning in a squished tube with … Continue reading Continuing The Detour – On To The Next Adventure
Ever wanted to pack all of your possessions in van (preferably a pretty VW Kombi in a pastel colour) with one of your best friends and road trip to a new country? For a number of years a traveler friend and I have put it on our bucket list that we'll buy a van and … Continue reading Living the Van Life in Wales
For my first ever hike in the U.K. (yes, a long time coming since I moved here over a year and a half ago!) I wanted something coastal, with great views, fresh air and within easy travelling distance of London. I decided on a Seven Sisters & Beachy Head hike that gave me all of … Continue reading Seven Sisters Coastal Hike, U.K.
You can have every little detail of your trip planned. Every hotel, every transfer, every activity and day tour booked, but some days ol’ mother nature decides to come by and ruin your plans. To say the weather I had on my last trip to Galway, Ireland was dreary is a colossal understatement. During the … Continue reading When the Weather Ruins Your Travel Plans
What a crazy year. This month marks my one-year, my half way, my middle point into my two year visa as an Australian expat in the U.K. This year has been an insane range of emotions from crazy highs and happiness to small bouts of stress and loneliness. My detour so far has been the … Continue reading 1 Year Into The Detour – Reflecting On A Year As An Expat
Sometimes being an expat is just downright suck-y. Most of the time living in another country is all excitement, new friends, new places and busy, crazy weekends exploring; however there are those other times when things are a little less rosy. 1.When Your Friends Back Home Don't Get It London makes you very, very poor, … Continue reading The Worst Thing About Being An Expat
London is super expensive, and gym memberships are one of the most extortionate differences from my home city (we're talking up to $200 aud a month compared to $45 aud a month back home- UK please explain!). However, being a poor little expat, I have found a few good freebies that help me save a … Continue reading Free London – Yoga Classes