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

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 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

Minimal technology for a long-term trip

1. An iPhone 4s and iPhone 5.  I don’t know how anyone can survive without an iPhone anymore. I get heart palpitations when my hand doesn’t connect with phone at the bottom of my handbag. We use our phones mostly for entertainment and music but I can imagine that it will come in handy when … Continue reading Minimal technology for a long-term trip

How to survive your boring office job whilst waiting to travel

So you have that dream trip on the horizon, an itinerary has been crafted, lonely planet books read and your bag mentally packed. Now you just have to save money and you’re set! Easier said than done. When the only way your dream trip will come to life is by working in a lifeless grey … Continue reading How to survive your boring office job whilst waiting to travel

Our six month Southeast Asia and Nepal travel itinerary

As you may have gathered from our ‘about’ page, Chris and I are heading off to South-East Asia and Nepal for six months.There is no doubt that this itinerary will change (which is totally okay!) but we thought it best to have some semblance of a plan. Chris and I are firm believers in serendipity … Continue reading Our six month Southeast Asia and Nepal travel itinerary