Ten Ways to Fit Language Learning into your Day to Day Life

Or: What To Do When You Can’t Take A Language Class but Want to Maintain your Second Language (I’m really great at headlines) Eighteen months ago I decided, out of the blue, that I was going to learn French. Twelve months ago I took on a second job and suddenly sleep was my most important out-of-work … More Ten Ways to Fit Language Learning into your Day to Day Life

How Travelling Solo Has Made Me A Better Person

This article appeared on Thought Catalog on February 9th 2014. I was eighteen the first time I set out on my own. I did it again when I was twenty. And a third time when I was twenty-one. I am a self-confessed airport crier, last-minute packer, document misplacer and chronic over-thinker who finds leaving anyone and anywhere … More How Travelling Solo Has Made Me A Better Person

Getting By With A Little Help: Why Travel Friends are the Best Friends

“A journey is best measured in friends, rather than miles.” – Tim Cahill When travelling, we need people more than we do in our day to day lives back home. There’s no two ways about it, to function in any foreign place a traveller will at some point need a local person to help them … More Getting By With A Little Help: Why Travel Friends are the Best Friends