What It’s Really Like To Be A Freelance Writer: 5 Things I’ve Learned

When I mention to people that I’m a part-time freelance copywriter I usually get a lot of questions about what I write and how I make it work, followed by a small exclamation of envy. One friend of mine, who’s been following my journey from occasional travel writer to actual freelancer, told me I must … More What It’s Really Like To Be A Freelance Writer: 5 Things I’ve Learned

The Best Places to Escape the Crowds in Bangkok

Bangkok is a small world within itself, and it’s one of the busiest cities in the world with crowds that extend as far as the eye can see. You can do so many things that it’s impossible to mention them all, but I can absolutely guarantee that you’re going to need a break whether it happens at hour five or hour fifteen. … More The Best Places to Escape the Crowds in Bangkok

Why not everyone should quit their jobs and travel in their 20s

(a response to Dave Infante’s article ‘Why Everyone Deserves to Quit Their Jobs and Travel in Their 20s’ via Thrillist) “The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” “Not all those who wander are lost.” “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you … More Why not everyone should quit their jobs and travel in their 20s

The Laws of Tinder

We live in an age of digital everything and full-on smartphone addiction. There are many great apps that help make travel easier, such as Skyscanner, Tripadvisor, Hostelbookers and XE currency convertor. Then there’s tinder. I first downloaded this app on the insistence of a girlfriend that it is funny and entertaining. I’d never used online … More The Laws of Tinder

Get More Bang for your Buck: Top 10 Countries for Travellers on a Budget

Travel is one of life’s great teachers, an experience like no other that will leave you with unforgettable memories to last a lifetime. But, it can be expensive. This needn’t stop you from hitting the road though – just choose countries where your money can go further. A week’s budget in Australia, Japan or the … More Get More Bang for your Buck: Top 10 Countries for Travellers on a Budget