Teaching in Africa: Discovering Soweto’s Stars

Volunteering and teaching was always something I dreamed of doing. After researching and finding the Hero Holidays programme based in Soweto, I felt I had stumbled across the perfect voluntary programme for me. One that incorporated experiencing the true spirit and arts culture of Soweto as well as providing the opportunity to learn and teach…

The Lone Wanderer- The struggles of travelling alone

Travelling alone can test you in the most challenging but beautiful ways. It makes you learn to be at peace with yourself, to grow in confidence and understanding, of not just yourself but of others as well. It’s truly an incredible life lesson, the opportunity to explore hidden gems, cultures and new experiences from all…

Backpacking Bites- Cauliflower Nachos

Here’s a super quick, yummy, healthy recipe that is jam-packed full of mexican flavours. Perfect for sharing with your travelling buddies! Most importantly it’s easy on the wallet as well as the thighs! Leaving more money and calories for booze. Ingredients 1 Large Cauliflower A Drizzle of Vegetable Oil Salt Black Pepper Paprika Cayenne Pepper…

So you love cheese?

There are very few things that make me weak at the knees, but when they do… I melt, them being Cheese, Chris Hemsworth and wine. So when I found out there was a Cheese Festival at Prahran Market, I was more than hyped. It was a typical Melbourne day with flashes of pouring rain mixed…

Backpacking breakfast on a budget

Backpacker food isn’t renown for its culinary delights, think pot noodles, ends of bread and the free food bin. I’m gonna show you that you don’t need to survive on the blandest and most basic foods to keep within your budget! You can make delicious (and healthy) nosh whilst travelling, without breaking the bank. Avocado…

Overdosing on beach bums

So Australia, the land of some serious beefcakes (the sexy kind), truly brutal banter and of course the thing my pale english body needs the most, sunshine. Sydney was, to be completely honest, just another city, don’t get me wrong I had a wonderful time but it was just too much like London and I…