What We’ve Got In Our First Aid Kit

These are the contents of our first aid kit. Though the things we've included are applicable and useful in most countries, we're bringing some medicines that we think will be especially beneficial in South East Asia. Sunscreen This is for you to ignore the first time you go to the beach thinking that you'll only … Continue reading What We’ve Got In Our First Aid Kit

Things I Will Miss When We Leave

In conjunction with my other post about things I won’t miss when I leave, I decided to mention a few things that I will definitely have a hard time leaving behind. I’ve omitted the usual things such as friends, family, favourite hang-outs, air conditioning etc. This is because it can be assumed that they are what I … Continue reading Things I Will Miss When We Leave

7 Things to Know Before You Go: Australia Edition

  My favourite, and possibly the only joke I know, goes like this. What’s the difference between yogurt and Australia? Yogurt has culture.. As funny as I think this joke is and as much as I am itching to escape my homeland, I can see the appeal Australia has for travellers. Where else can you … Continue reading 7 Things to Know Before You Go: Australia Edition

Things I Won’t Miss When We Leave

As we dip below the two-weeks-to-go mark, I find myself being prone to extreme bouts of excitement. Every time someone mentions the beach, I casually mention that I will soon be frolicking along the pristine sands of Koh Tao’s beaches. Whenever anyone talks about how bad work is, I interrupt by mentioning I only have … Continue reading Things I Won’t Miss When We Leave

Girl Travellers: An Interview with Rachel from Hippie In Heels.

 As part of a new series on Dirty paws, I thought it would be fun to chat with girl travellers and pick their brains on everything travel, beauty and adventure related. So grab a coffee/chai/po cha and read on.  When I stumbled open Rachel’s Blog “Hippie In heels” I knew that I had found a … Continue reading Girl Travellers: An Interview with Rachel from Hippie In Heels.

The two week countdown

We have only two weeks to go until we fly to Kuala Lumpar to start our trip around SE Asia and Nepal.  I thought it might be fun to document how we are feeling for other travellers to (hopefully) identify with and also so that we can look back and laugh at how silly we … Continue reading The two week countdown

My New Years Resolutions 2014

Source There is something special about this time of year. The idea that you can close the door on one year and have a fresh start. Previous new years resolutions have included the classic “Lose ten kilos”, “Go to the gym five days a week” and “Worry less”. Funnily enough Im still ten kilos too … Continue reading My New Years Resolutions 2014

Things You Have To Do When You Start Travelling

Burst Your Safety Bubble One of the great things about living in a developed country is that you’re provided with a safe, controlled and regulated environment in which to live. In most cases, we feel secure and protected. The downside of this approach towards life is that in most cases, the protective nature is unwarranted … Continue reading Things You Have To Do When You Start Travelling

My Christmas travel wish list

This is my personal wish-list for Christmas. All stuff that I would take with me on my trip.1. TopShop three-quarter sleeve striped shirt.Striped shirts are my kryptonite. I probably already have five but none of them are the perfect stripe. I think this top may be it. Striped tops are so versatile and are definitely … Continue reading My Christmas travel wish list