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8 Things Your Travel/Expat Friend Does NOT Need to Hear

Travel has rescued me in so many ways. If you’ve had a scroll through my About Me page, you’ll know I’ve had my fair share…




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…




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…




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…




Hiking Mount Somma, Vesuvius National Park

Following on from my ramblings about life working in Italy not going as well as I’d hoped, P and I had a wonderful day yesterday…




Maldives, Laamu Atoll. Gan: a local island with history & luxury

Link to a map of the atoll in Maldives: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/d/d6/Laamu_Atoll.png Laamu Atoll (otherwise known as Haddhummati) is located in the South of Maldives, easily reached…




A Trip to Thulusdhoo- the perfect local island in Maldives

Oh Thulusdhoo! Thulusdhoo is wonderful local island in Maldives which bursts colour and life. It’s in Kaafu Atoll, which means it’s very close to the…




Exploring local islands in Maldives: A short stay in Huraa

Ok. First, I need to clear up a few things: This is my personal blog about my experiences living and working abroad, hence “expat” in…




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