Lessons from Travel

I think it's safe to say that I 'fell' into travelling in 2006 after I took a job in México teaching English when I finished college. The job didn't work out but I embarked on a trip around Central America with people I had met and had the most incredible time ever. I caught the... Continue Reading →

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Staying Healthy on the Road

Travelling can be a beast - between the sun-cream, sweating, insect bites, insect repellent, pollution, smog, fried food, congested cities, old exhaust fume-filled rickety buses and many, many others things, it can feel like a mission to stay healthy on the road. I have certainly felt this in relation to all aspects above. All the... Continue Reading →

Peaks and Pits of Travel

It's been almost a month now since I left Ireland and started my great adventure. I knew leaving home, travel was not the easy, cushy option but being on the road again has brought to light some of the peaks and pits once again. There is no two ways about it, travel is the best... Continue Reading →

Confirmation.

I arrived to Nicaragua a few days ago and so far I have had the best time.  All previous apprehensions have disappeared. The place has far outweighed my expectations thus far and I have also met so many solo female travellers that I am in no way unique or alone. The difference in travellers since... Continue Reading →

Contemplation

Tomorrow I set off on my travels again (19th July) and I feel just like every other time I left for a long trip. I have this sense of quiet contemplation. I go inwards and quietly reflect on the trip ahead and linger on the thought of it. This usually results in a feeling of... Continue Reading →

Travel, the Best Educator!

In 2006, two weeks after finishing University I moved to Mexico. In the midst of completing my final year thesis and studying for exams, I accepted a job teaching English in Mexico and booked a one-way flight. I had spent a year in Spain as part of my degree and from that experience I knew... Continue Reading →

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