About meHi. I'm Natalie, a freelance writer and amateur artist from England. Join me for a vicarious journey of travel stories, sketches, photos and inspiration that scratch under the surface of countries and cultures, throwing you into the deep end of travel.
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In this guest post, Tess Pajaron lists some helpful advice for homesick travellers. read more
Why Travel? As someone in my final year of Uni, I am surrounded by friends that are going mental applying for Grad Schemes taking psychometric tests, and facing rejection after rejection. Ultimately most will go back home and be unemployed. What am I doing? I applied to go teach in Japan. The back up plan? Go to Japan anyway and see what happens. People call me brave, people can’t believe that I am moving abroad completely alone, but for me I don’t have a choice. To stay home doing the 9-5 thing with 2 weeks vacation per year for me is a fate worse than death. But for those of you who are still thinking of settling down, I’ll explain my way of thinking. Why Travel? Wouldn’t you want to wake up to a different exciting landscape everyday? To be immersed into a different culture? To see a different way … read more
Having not seen each other for 5 years and talking on only the odd occasion, Natalie and I recently discovered that we’re both writing some rather cool travel blog entries and decided on a blog post exchange. Natalie kindly agreed to answer my interview questions for the ‘Travel Blogger Interview’ section of my site, but writing a guest post of Natalie’s site would prove a little more difficult as her site focuses on solo female travel… and I, as you may have guessed, am not female. So crossing ???(lots) amount of miles, we’ve put our heads together and came up with this post, ‘Do male solo travellers have if easier than their female counterparts?’. Moving from A to B Hair Straighteners? Really? You girls pack soooo much stuff, unless you get one of those annoying wheely case things you may well struggle with a massive backpack and moving from one … read more