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The Headache of a Chinese Work Visa

The Chinese work visa application process has been a slow one. I was offered a job in January. Completed my TEFL qualification at the start of March (Yes, my awesome friend managed to hook me up with a job before… Continue Reading →

Why are you still wasting money on hotels? 7 Reasons to book a hostel instead!

Everybody knows hostels are cheaper than hotels. It’s a great reason to choose them when travelling however that’s not the only reason they’re so popular among backpackers. In fact a couple of week ago I made a bold claim to my brother…. Continue Reading →

10 Things You Should Know About Summer Camp

Summer camp is an integral part of American culture. I grew up in Britain so was never privy to the experience as a camper. However, I did of course watch The Parent Trap which made the entire thing look incredibly appealing. When I… Continue Reading →

Paragliding in Ölüdeniz, Turkey

  In 2013 I went on family holiday to Ölüdeniz in Turkey, Whilst there my sister and I decided we should definitely try out paragliding. Paragliding is on my bucket list and Ölüdeniz is home to the best paragliding in Europe. It would have been… Continue Reading →

5 Lessons From Hong Kong

When I went to New Zealand I flew out with a BUNAC group. My group was made up of 20 people going to both New Zealand and Australia. We had a 3 day stopover in Hong Kong which was action… Continue Reading →

4 Best Card Games For Backpackers

A deck of cards is a staple for backpackers. Playing cards is a great way to meet new people or pass the time on a slow journey.  A standard deck can be used for hundreds of different games. Most people know… Continue Reading →

White Water Rafting, Ocoee River – Tennessee

In 2014 I took part in Camp America. I worked at a summer camp in Vermont for 2 months. Then I travelled down the East Coast with Camp America Treks. In 2 weeks we covered 2,645 miles, through 12 states. We packed in so much… Continue Reading →

Essential Survival Guide For Long Bus Journeys

*This post contains affiliate links, meaning I receive a small bonus if you make a purchase through one of my links. This is at NO extra cost to you.*   Long bus journeys are both a blessing and a curse. On the one… Continue Reading →

Harry Potter Studios – A Must Visit London Attraction

I, along with most of my generation, grew up with Harry Potter. I have read all the books numerous times and watched the films even more. In the run up to my 19th birthday my sister asked if I could get a… Continue Reading →

Backpacker – The Ultimate Travel Game

*This post contains affiliate links, meaning I receive a small bonus if you make a purchase through one of my links. This is at NO extra cost to you.*   Backpackers love a good card game. You can find a deck of cards… Continue Reading →

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