One of my favourite things about music is the joy of the memories a song can bring back. Now that we are stuck inside and travel is no longer an option I decided the next best thing would be to travel through music!
Stranded in Myanmar: Did I Make the Right Decision?
With everything that had happened since I arrived in Myanmar and the situation at home becoming increasingly apocalyptic I started to question whether I had made the right decision in returning to Asia. Should I have stayed at home? Could I have predicted any of this? I felt myself spiralling into an overthinking black hole!
Myanmar to China: You Will Not Believe the Week I’ve Had!
It's been an eventful week travelling from Myanmar to China with a quick stop in Bangkok for my friend's birthday!!
Why Tet is the best time to visit Hoi An.
Vietnam observes Lunar New Year; this nation-wide holiday, called Tet, sees the whole country all but shut down for ten days during the festivities! I found myself in Hoi An for the holiday and fell in love!
A Tea Drinker’s Guide to Coffee Shops in Hanoi
Hanoi's famous egg coffee might be what draws most people into one of its many coffee shops but not me! This tea drinker was in search of cute and quirky and I can confidently say that's what I found!
5 Reasons to Travel Solo
Travelling Solo sounds scary but it can be the best way to travel for so many reasons. Don't believe me? Here are 5 reasons to travel solo!
TEFL Tip Tuesday: Why Your First Day of Teaching Will Probably be a Disaster and Why That’s Ok!
It's been a while but I'm back with another TEFL Tip Tuesday. This post was inspired by a recent Q&A we held at the language centre I work in. It was for new teachers arriving in Myanmar and teaching English for the first time, we were asked to give them one piece of advice about the job and well without even hesitating I said "Your first day will most likely be a complete disaster, but that's half the fun!" and speaking from personal experience it's the most honest advice I could give!
Harbin Ice Festival: The Three Main Parks and What They Have to Offer.
We arrived in Harbin on new Year’s Eve after a long and interesting journey by sleeper train. Once we had checked into our hotel and freshened up a bit, we decided to go for a walk down the main street to see if we could find a bar or a restaurant to spend the evening …
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TEFL Tip Tuesday: Cultural Differences and How to Handle Them
If you are a TEFL teacher then you are probably about to move to a completely new country with completely new and sometimes confusing cultural differences. The first thing I want to say is; don’t see this a bad thing. It can be and is a wonderful learning experience and a way to open your …
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30 Things Before 30
I turned 25 in December and inspired by the wonderful Rachel from Rachel meets China I decided to put together a list of things I want to do and achieve in the next five years. It’s just a bit of fun and I might not manage to tick off every single one of these items …