India

Lessons (Ramblings) From India Series

Thought I’d given up on the blog ay? No chance! It’s been a crazy busy summer- in June I worked as a teacher-trainer and led…

Nairobi

A Day in Nairobi, Kenya

While volunteering in Kenya last year, the charity (Agape-Volunteers who works locally with Marafiki Community) kindly took us on an incredible Nairobi city excursion trip…

Maldives

6 Stunning Local Islands For Paradise on a Budget- Maldives

During my year living and working in Maldives I learnt that budget-travel here definitely is possible. More and more islands are opening up guest houses and…

voluntourism

On Voluntourism, Voluntourists and Why They Aren’t So Bad

Voluntourism (or even “Poverty Tourism”) is an incredibly popular, profitable industry which I believe relies on these 3 factors: a) an abundance of people in…

Beach Sorrentina: Vico Equense

Guide books are great and all, but isn’t it awful when it says such-and-such a place is “quite”, “authentic”, “secluded” etc etc, then you go…

Hiking Mt Tourist- I mean, Vesuvius!

“What did you do last weekend?” “Oh you know, the usual, watched TV, went down the pub, hiked up a volcano.” If you’re heading to…

24 hours in Positano

I kinda hate myself for saying this, but I adore Positano; Positano ha il mio cuore. I know how travellers are always trying to distinguish…

A Scenic Walk from Grotta Dello Smeraldo to Amalfi

GROTTA DELLO SMERALDO The “Emerald Grotto” is a pretty cool excursion en route to Amalfi. It’s easily accessible, simply get off at the stop before…

The Amalfi Coast Drive: Sorrento to Positano. Best bus ride of my life.

A trip to Campania would be wasted without this thrilling bus ride along Europe’s most celebrated road. I first experienced it’s epic panorama’s back in…

Host Family Stays (In Italy) – What to Expect

There are a lot of mixed experiences online about staying with a host family. You’re usually invited to stay with a host family for temporary…

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