Jeez, guys, tell us something we didn't already know. The National Trust have just published a study which shows that people experience greater feelings of happiness and contentment from places than they do from 'treasured objects' like wedding rings and other sentimental items. Reminiscing about a destination we've made happy memories in can make us calm, … Continue reading Places are better for your wellbeing than things.
I didn't take an "all my stuff laid out on the bed" style photo for the last post because it's actually quite difficult to get one that isn't crap when all you've got is a wonky ceiling light and an iPhone. But seeing as people were questioning my ability to fit everything I need in … Continue reading Just because you've asked for it!
So you've booked your flight, googled all the best places to go and now it's time to investigate vaccinations, travel insurance and packing. In that order. Different parts of the world require you to take different precautions - the yellow fever jab I had to have to enter Ghana has not been required at any … Continue reading Getting your s**t together
... it is something that does not let you sleep. My next post is going to be a quick look at what you can't leave without - and what you really should leave behind - when you're packing for a Southeast Asia trip. I'm currently preparing for an extensive top-to-bottom-and-back-up trip … Continue reading A dream is not that which you see while sleeping
So we've made it to Australia! If you're flying into Melbourne from Thailand, you should be able to do it for about £150 depending on which day of the week you travel. Not bad for a 9 hour flight! The first thing I saw after stumbling out of the airport and locating my ride into … Continue reading Travel Diary: Melbourne and Phillip Island