Walking the Wrong Way on The Way

Walking the Wrong Way on The Way

It wasn’t life changing but I can see how it could be. The camaraderie, the simplicity of life carrying everything you need on your back and trusting that anything else will be provided. The monotonous daily routine of waking, eating, walking, eating, sleeping forcing...
The Dark Tourism of the Death Railway

The Dark Tourism of the Death Railway

The rise of dark tourism has been noticeable the last few years even more so now it has a name. By definition it means tourism to places historically associated with death and tragedy (Wikipedia) and these days it is big business. The ethics of whether countries and...
The Disappointment of Sintra

The Disappointment of Sintra

Have you ever seen a picture or an image and instantly known you wanted to go there? Quinta da Regaleira was that for me. For the longest time I never knew where or what it was but I kept seeing it on my Instagram feed and every time I would pause my scrolling and...
Challenge Accepted – Only the Carry On

Challenge Accepted – Only the Carry On

I feel a bit of a fraud writing this. Like I’m unworthy somehow in ways I can’t really articulate. It is probably self imposed but I feel pressure to be the travel expert I claim to be yet I have never done one thing which all great world travellers have done. So I’ve...
Mother Daughter Travel

Mother Daughter Travel

Are we there yet? Are we there yet? I can’t wait to bust this out next week on my first international Mother/Daughter trip. We aren’t road tripping and I won’t be in the back seat getting bored but we will be walking a couple hundred kilometers together...