Peek Inside My Packing: Makeup and Toiletries

My last post was a peek inside all the clothes, shoes, gear and accessories that I am taking on my two-month trip to Greece. This post is dedicated to my toiletries and make-up. So maybe if you are a guy, then pass this one by. I take three bags of toiletries with me when I … Continue reading Peek Inside My Packing: Makeup and Toiletries

Girl Travellers: An Interview with Pam from A Blonde Around the World

Welcome to Girl Travellers! In this series I’ll introduce you to some inspiring and downright cool female travel bloggers. It's a space where we can chat about travel and what it means to be a girl on the road. It is my pleasure to introduce Pam to our Girl Travellers series. Pam is the delightful … Continue reading Girl Travellers: An Interview with Pam from A Blonde Around the World

Interview with a Pilot: Terrorists, Takeoff and Turbulence

*This article is part three of a three part series on the fear of flying. You can read part one here and part two here. Hopefully this interview and learning more about planes and flying will help you step through that plane door with a little bit more confidence!* As a pilot, what is one … Continue reading Interview with a Pilot: Terrorists, Takeoff and Turbulence

Interview with a Pilot: Air Pockets, G-forces and Getting Hit by Lightning

*This article is part two of a three part series on the fear of flying. You can read Part One here. Hopefully this interview and learning more about planes and flying will help you step through that plane door with a little bit more confidence!* I would like to welcome my dad to the blog … Continue reading Interview with a Pilot: Air Pockets, G-forces and Getting Hit by Lightning

Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp: The Practicalities

I have cobbled together some bits and pieces of information that might help you if you are planning to do some trekking in the Annapurna region of Nepal. If you want to read the story then click here and here! First off, why choose the A.B.C trek over all the other available treks?  A.B.C is … Continue reading Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp: The Practicalities

Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp: Part One

Three or four months ago, the slightest hill would leave me puffed and red faced. In fact, I used to go well out my way to avoid even the smallest of inclines. I just hated walking up hills. So why then did you find me walking up, literally, the world’s largest hills just last week? … Continue reading Trekking to Annapurna Base Camp: Part One

Arriving in Kathmandu

Our time in Thailand drew to a close and we made our way back to Kuala Lumpur for our flight to Kathmandu, Nepal. Nepal would be a new experience for us as neither of us had been there before and it was our first immersion together into true poverty. On one hand it would present … Continue reading Arriving in Kathmandu

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

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