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Hiking the Swiss Alps | The Amateur’s Survival Guide

Hiking in the Swiss Alps

Okay let’s keep it real, though I am obsessed with keeping fit and adore the outdoors (say that three times fast), I am not a professional hiker in anyway shape or form. Nevertheless that is no reason to be deterred from hiking through Switzerland’s 62,000 km network of walking trails. With 23,000km of these trails …

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Travel is the only thing you buy, that makes you richer?

When you work in the travel industry or are just obsessed with global exploration you will quickly become familiar with common travel quotes which flood social media. Now don’t get me wrong, I love a motivational quote but like anything some are more meaningful than others. However, this past week over exposure to one quote …

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My Top 10 Tips For Finding Work Overseas

Moving overseas on a working holiday visa is incredibly daunting, particularly if you are going by yourself. After making the decision to relocate temporarily and organizing the red tape one can become quite overwhelmed by the weight of the decision. During this time remain positive and courageous but more importantly grateful. How lucky are we …

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My Favourite 10 Things To Do In London

As a little girl I became infatuated with London after being enchanted by the tales of Peter Pan and Mary Poppins, literary classics that still fill me with that same sense of magic and wonder. More recently Harry Potter further cast a spell over this muggle. My lineage may have sparked my obsession with everything …

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The 5 Advantages of Travelling Solo

“Travel brings power and love back into your life.” ― Rumi 1. Stash the cash Unfortunately, there are some well documented disadvantages of travelling unaccompanied; a single supplement on some forms of accommodation and tours is one of them. As I have grown into a more confident traveller (courtesy of spending much of my time …

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There’s no place like home… or is there?

“There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home.” Such simple words enriched with such substance whispered Dorothy as she closed her eyes with fierce concentration her words only interrupted by the sound of her ruby slippers clicking together. All throughout the seasons of my life some things have remained constant, one being my …

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