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…




The End of the School Contract, Saying Goodbye & Looking Forwards

Here comes the sun- it’s the end of the school year, hooray! Nearing the end of a school contract is always a crazy couple of…




I miss you, Maldives

I can’t quite believe it’s March already. The last 2 months since leaving Maldives have jumbled along, and although there’s been some wonderful moments (such…




Amilla Fushi Resort, Maldives. My Beautiful Island Home

Wow, wow… WOW! Amilla Fushi… my island home. It certainly was! One of the highlights of living and working in Maldives this year has got…




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…




A Weekend in Addu with The Naseem’s. (And a history lesson)

Following on from my thoughts on guest houses and homestays in Maldives, I’m excited to tell you about my very local trip to the southernmost…




Guest houses and homestays in Maldives – my thoughts

Last month I was invited to stay in the private home of an incredibly welcoming Maldivian family, The Naseem’s. They live on a local island…




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…




Ditch the resorts: Stay on local islands (Maldives)

When I mention to anyone that I live in Maldives, they get very excited and a little jealous, assuming I must live in the absolute definition…




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