Making sure your elephant trip is ethical

Elephant sanctuaries are a popular tourist attraction in Thailand and there are hundreds of different ones that offer up close elephant interactions. But how can you make sure that you are visiting somewhere where the elephants are being treated well? Here’s some things to consider from my own experience.

How to plan your travels

If you want to go travelling but have no idea where to start, this post is for you. This is going to be a list that can be applied to any location, but with examples from my travels around Thailand.

Tips for handling the airport alone

When I went travelling on my own for the first time, one of the most daunting things to me was the airport. The thought of going through the whole process on my own was unthinkable. It’s not that bad but here are some things to consider to help prepare you.

5 Healthy Vegetarian and Pescetarian Meals

I’ve been trying really hard to eat healthily lately and during that journey, I have been attempting to cook for myself. I even used this as an opportunity for some self-care and a distraction from my mental health issues. I find the process of finding a recipe, going to buy the ingredients and giving it […]

Travelling with depression

I have suffered from mental health issues for years and it is something that has affected all areas of my life including work, friends, family, and travel. I love traveling and I would say that it helps my state of mind more than it hinders it, but there are days where you feel depressed and […]

Things I wish I could tell myself at 16

This time of the year is unfortunately associated with some bad memories for me and I think about the past a lot, wondering what I would change if I was able to. So I’ve decided to give some advice to my 16-year-old self. Besides not bothering with the haircut.

Why do I love travelling so much?

People often ask me where I want to go most in the world and I say “I don’t know. I want to go everywhere”. I have definitely got the travel bug. Ever since my first month long trip to Japan and South Korea in 2016, I am constantly itching to get back on a plane […]

My current self-care methods

I am currently signed off sick for my mental health, which was the first step I made towards my self-care. I had stubbornly refused to accept that I wasn’t coping at work and pushed myself to the limit until I wasn’t able to go anymore. It has been a tough journey for me this year, […]