The India Diaries, Chapter 3 – Mountain Roads

SEPTEMBER 4TH /  TRAVEL DAY 245 Jounrey from Rishikesh to Manali I'm between stars. The sky is Crystal littered in India tonight. I see belts of them, above me constellations of fire balls in unexplained places and below me the streets of big cities, stretching in patterns on the grounds of this foreign land whilst … Continue reading The India Diaries, Chapter 3 – Mountain Roads

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The India Diaries, Chapter 2 – Agra

AUGUST 28TH /  TRAVEL DAY 238 When I arrived in Agra my tuktuk driver explained in his casual tone, "Agra is just a small city, 2.5 million people and no factories." I debated telling him I come from a town of just 15,000 people and decided against it. Compared to Varanasi the air was cooler, the … Continue reading The India Diaries, Chapter 2 – Agra

The India Diaries, Chapter 1 – Varanasi

AUGUST 25TH /  TRAVEL DAY 235 I observed through my zombie like state the scene around me. Shadows jumping onto the moving train as it glided down the tracks, thin bodies blanketing every inch of spare floor space in the stations, just a tiny layer of fabric between their bones and the concrete below. Young … Continue reading The India Diaries, Chapter 1 – Varanasi

How to Backpack round The Philippines – Solo Budget Guide

In my fourth month backpacking through Asia I reached my most highly anticipated destination. During the lead up to my little EPIC adventure I was watching Philippines travel videos on repeat, dreaming of that crystal turquoise shore washing over my sunkissed feet. Turns out this Country was everything I dreamed and more. Are you ready … Continue reading How to Backpack round The Philippines – Solo Budget Guide

Mindful ways to document your travels and gift a traveler something special

So wanderers, I've reached month eight of my backpacking adventure through Asia and now we've ticked over into August I seem to be getting comments like, 'you're on the home stretch now'... Am I?! Now the prospect of returning home is creeping into my mind I'm making a true effort to record the small but … Continue reading Mindful ways to document your travels and gift a traveler something special