While I’ve always loved travelling, it was only through difficult circumstances that I realised quite how transformative it can be. After finishing school, I found myself on an unplanned gap year due to a mental breakdown, in the most medical...
The city of love, home to the Eiffel Tower and Arc de Triomphe, and last but not least, my summer destination this year. Paris was the city that my boyfriend and I chose for our first holiday together and...
This summer I spent 3 weeks working as a student nurse in one of Vietnam’s poorest public hospitals. The scale of this venture did not sink in until I had waved goodbye to my family at Heathrow airport, continuing through...
It’s common knowledge that travel is amongst the best activities to enhance yourself personally, whether that be through cultural enrichment, or eye-opening experiences and personal growth. I have travelled to places and done things in my travels that speak...
A huge part of travel is accommodation, and the service it claims to provide. A bad place to stay can be incredibly detrimental to the enjoyment of a trip, but what makes a place good? With sites like AirBnB,...
Reportedly, one in ten are afraid of flying, which means that right now thousands of people are gripping the armrests of their plane-seats in prolonged, mid-air panic. As someone who has suffered from aviophobia for years, I bring you...