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How to Become More Eco-Friendly While Traveling

It’s been a long time coming, but the world is finally waking up to the impending global implications of our consumerist societies. Supermarkets are making an effort to reduce plastic, coffee chains are rewarding customers for bringing reusable cups, and people are taking part in beach clean-up events.   It is getting easier and easier …

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How Travel Has Changed

Technology has made the world smaller and more accessible. The rise of blogging, vlogging and Instagram have instilled in us a fear of missing out. It is impossible to scroll through social media without feeling pangs of jealousy.   Technology has also made the act of travelling and backpacking much easier. With everyone owning a …

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5 ESSENTIAL KOREAN BEAUTY PRODUCTS

Korean beauty is EVERYWHERE. I can’t go on any fashion website without seeing it. Topshop, Urban Outfitters and ASOS are all selling Korean beauty. Interestingly, many of these products I have never seen in Korea.   When I moved here, I was keen to start exploring the beauty products on offer here. I have tried …

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5 Podcasts for Winter Nights

With the nights closing in and the temperature dropping, winter is decidedly on its way. With no Christmas markets or mulled wine in Seoul, I’ve had to rethink how I deal with winter! It is unimaginably cold here, at least compared to a childhood in the mild climates of England! Books are always a great …

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5 Travel Beauty Essentials 

Micellar Water  I generally have pretty clear skin, but whenever I go travelling it immediately gets a bit clogged up. I think it’s the combination of daily sunscreen and sweat (beautiful, I know!). Anyway, keeping my face clean and pores unclogged becoming critically important when I’m away! While I try to keep my skin care regime up when …

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4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Go Travelling

  It undeniable that traveling is enjoying a moment right now. Everyone and her mother seem to be posting beautifully choreographed photos of Thai beaches and luxe resorts. People I never expected to venture out of the UK have flown to far-flung places for a month or two. It has become almost a rite of …

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My Favourite Travel Memories 2016

2016 was a great travel year for me! I visited lots of new countries and even moved continents! Some things were good, some were bad. Overall, it was a positive year. These are my highlights and the moments I am most thankful for. 1. Taking my first solo trip Last year I was desperate to …

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2017 Resolutions

2016 was a year of change. I visited lots of new places, left my job and moved to South Korea. I don’t imagine 2017 will beat it in terms of change, but I’m hoping to have another great year! My goals and resolutions are far more low key this year, but important nonetheless. Clear my …

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5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Travel Solo Once

Travelling solo can be a frightening process. Is it worth it? Absolutely. It will teach you things about yourself that travelling with others never will. You have to make your own decisions. I am indecisive. It’s what I’m known for and people find it very irritating. I mean, even I find myself annoying when I …

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6 Great Websites to Help Plan Travel

When I went on my first long trip, I didn’t really use the internet. Yes, the internet did exist, but there just wasn’t the same number of trave; resources as there are now. I relied mostly on guidebooks, which seems crazy now! The last few years have really seen the concept of ‘travel’ really take …

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