Vietnam Bucket List: DIY Mekong Delta Trip

A totally iconic part of Vietnam, and one which I didn’t want to miss while travelling there, is the infamous Mekong delta. The Mekong is a truly special river as it connects every country in South East Asia, acting as a major trade route between China and the southern countries. It also boasts some of…

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The Truth About the Gili Islands: What are they Really Like?

The Gili Islands are three small islands immediately off the northwest coast of Lombok in Indonesia. A hazy history shows that they only began to be significantly populated from the mid-seventies, and today there are around 1000 local families living across the 3 landmasses. Gili Trawangan, which is the most westerly island, is the largest…

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Bali’s Best Healthy Cafés on a Budget

Anyone who loves all food that’s plant-based, organic, ‘super’ and ‘clean’, just like I do, will know that Bali has a special reputation for being the mecca of this type of cuisine. It’s less to do with Indonesian food following those principles, and more the fact that Bali has become a hub of bohemian spirituality…

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Fraser Island: Like No Other Place on Earth

Exhilaration. Fascination. Appreciation. These are the feelings you are bound to experience from a trip to the largest sand island in the world. Fraser Island is the product of a series of weather movements carrying sand out of the eastern rivers of Australia and back again towards the land over hundreds of years. The overlapping…

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48 Hours in Sydney: Bustle and Beaches

Sydney, perhaps the slickest of Australia’s cities, is one of those places that simply cannot be missed when travelling in Oz. It is often thought to be the capital (actually Canberra) and it’s not surprising why. Sydney offers its inhabitants and visitors the ultimate balance of city and coast, and all the iconic sites in…

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48 hours in Melbourne: Eating and Exploring

Out of all of the cities that I visited while travelling through Australia, Melbourne was one of my favourites. It ticked a lot of boxes for me – food, culture, atmosphere, landscape, the list goes on. Although when meeting other travellers, I found those who did not have a local guide, struggled to appreciate Melbourne…

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How to Maintain a Healthy Diet while Travelling

Now that I have been hostel-hopping for 2 months, I feel experienced enough to share with you my tips, tricks and meal options for travelling on a budget. There is something quite alarming about witnessing young people cooking night after night in hostel kitchens. It pains me to see everyone concocting the same ‘pasta with…

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Apologies for my absence!

Hi folks, I wanted to check in to let you know I’m still alive and working on my blog as and when I can! The truth is, I have been having an awesome and pretty busy few weeks travelling around Australia and instead of making blogging my priority, I have just been spending my time…

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The Relationship Between Childhood Nutrition and IQ in St. Lucia and Beyond

While it is becoming more common knowledge that diet is a cause for many health problems, particularly diseases, around the world, it may not occur to people that the way they nourish their children may have a significant impact on their intellectual capacity. Perhaps controversially, many would suggest that low intelligence levels in developing countries are…

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