5 mistakes that you make as a long term traveller

  After travelling for such a long time we have collected a few bad habits along the way… Its not the end of the world because after all, we are out in the world learning and exploring every day. Just a few things to consider if you are sticking it out for the long term! Read More …

Living overseas is more than just luck

It’s 6pm. I’ve just finished my nightly glass of wine following a trip to the market for fruit and vegetables and my husband is cooking dinner (I’m lucky like that). As I sit on my little porch taking in the Cambodian sunset through the lush greenery of my front yard I am thinking about how Read More …

How NOT to quit your job & travel the world!

As I am writing this I am (very impatiently) waiting on a job offer from a boutique resort in the Cook Islands. It may come through and provide us with at least 2 years of financial stability that we think we need, or it may not and that will just begin a new adventure somewhere Read More …

A Palagi in Savaii

Palagi: (pronounced paa-lang-ee) A foreign person, not of Samoan origin Travelling to a new country offers a world of experience, new sights, new sounds, a new culture to explore. But living in a new country offers these things on a whole different level. All of a sudden you go from being an outsider to becoming Read More …

Saying Goodbye

Saying goodbye is never an easy thing to do, but as a traveller you are not only saying “I’ll see you soon”, you are saying “I may never see you again, but have a nice life”! This week I attended 2 going away functions for work. The first was a local girl moving on to Read More …

Be free to live life as you choose

What does real emancipation feel like? Is it a big bang moment that hits you out of the blue, or is it a series of small moments spread out over years and years? I always imagined that it would be a big moment that happened to me, instead it was a series of small events Read More …

Is today your ‘someday’?

I am writing this in honor of a close friend of mine… It’s her birthday today and she is one of the very few people I know who has found their ‘someday’. We have all read the inspirational quotes on the internet telling you that ‘someday’ could be today and that you need to follow Read More …

What Inspires You to Travel?

There are an infinite number of reasons as to why people choose to travel, but what is it that inspires you? Many believe that you should travel for a good, solid reason – we disagree. There is no better reason to travel than “just because” in fact this is usually when you find the best Read More …