Tag: My Story

Best travel photos of 2019

Best travel photos of 2019

This year started in Japan and we’ve continued to travel to 31 countries including Ukraine, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus and Jordan. I got to tick a few things off of the bucket list including seeing the snow monkeys in Japan, Chernobyl, Meteora, St…

The Inca Trail – What Shoes Not To Wear, Dead Womans Pass And Magical Cake!

The Inca Trail – What Shoes Not To Wear, Dead Womans Pass And Magical Cake!

Thinking of hiking the famous South American trail? Here’s my account of the trail, honest and true to life as ever! Now I’m no natural athlete, nor do I relish the idea of any hike that involves even the smallest whiff of a hillock. But…

Deepest Peru – My Favourite Moments

Deepest Peru – My Favourite Moments

We came for the Inca Trail, a four day ascent through epic mountain scenery culminating in the hidden ancient ruins of Machu Picchu, but there was so much more to discover in this vast South American country. From endless miles of barren desert on the…

The Kindness of Strangers – an Uplifting Story of Travelling Solo

The Kindness of Strangers – an Uplifting Story of Travelling Solo

Travelling solo can be a daunting prospect. You may ask yourself will solo travel be safe? Will I spend all my time alone? What if something goes wrong? The truth is you never really know what’s around the corner, but you never will unless you…

Training to Work in the Tourism Industry – Pt. 2

Training to Work in the Tourism Industry – Pt. 2

…continued – click here to go back to the start Turkey contradicts every other country we have visited so far. Predominantly Muslim beautiful mosques dot every other street in Istanbul. Markets full of spices hit every one of your senses while the traditional Turkish baths take away some of the strains of the long…

Training to Work in the Tourism Industry – Pt. 1

Training to Work in the Tourism Industry – Pt. 1

In March 2016 I’d left my stable office job in Procurement, sold most of my belongings and somehow managed to get a license to drive a bus. Mad maybe, but this was my ticket to go and live a lifestyle I had dreamed of; travelling…

The Beginning

The Beginning

So back in October 2016 I clicked on a link on Facebook that would change my life (no I’m not trying to sell you a dodgy pyramid scheme). I saw a post through a friends liked page for a job as a trip driver in…