Added Extras #23

Thankfully, this has been the calmest week in the last month. In four weeks I’ve been to eight cities across five countries and I am so bloody tired. As I’m a week into my two week stay in Hong Kong,…

Added Extras #22

Tomorrow marks a month since I left the UK to start The Big Trip. I’m now in Hong Kong and can’t believe I’m already seven cities in to my adventures! This last week I wrapped up my time in China,…

Xi'an

A Bad Pollution Day in China

The whole thing about China being covered in smog always seemed like a bit of a fabrication to me. Sure, it’s a huge country with an insane amount of people, but the air couldn’t be much different to rush hour…

Added Extras #21

Oh HEY! Nihao from Xi’an, China! I’ve finally managed to get online and do this whole blogging thing again, although in between walking everywhere, eating everything, and generally tiring myself out with sheer excitement, there hasn’t really been that much…

Heathrow Airport

A Tale of Two Flights

It was the best of flights, it was the worst of flights. A touch of dramatics perhaps, but out of the three trips I’ve taken by air on my travels so far, two have been worth writing about, albeit for…

Added Extras #20

Well. It’s almost a week since I left the UK to start The Big Trip. I cannot begin to tell you all the things I’ve seen and experienced so far; it has been both overwhelming, life-altering and utterly wonderful. I…

Added Extras #19

Holy crap balls, I fly tomorrow! It’s been months of me banging on, pretending to be productive but using that as a ruse to go out more and having a million ‘leaving drinks’. So with about 36 hours until I’m…

Added Extras #18

I’M FREE! For the first time since I got my paper round at age 13, I am officially unemployed and it is WONDERFUL. Choosing to leave my job to travel was simultaneously an easy and terrifying decision (I’ll write about…

Added Extras #17

It’s been three months in the making but I am finally in the last week of my notice period. Which means I’m now suddenly extremely aware that I fly in just over two weeks and oh my god I have…


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