My Travels

Looking over Rio Napo
I’ve travelled a fair bit over the last few years, and sadly there’s simply not enough time to write about everywhere I’ve been – because I seem to always be heading somewhere new!

So here’s a list of where I”ve been since I started travelling ‘seriously’, as it were – and my vague travel plans for the future!

Past Travel

2006:

Reflections in a train window

  • June: InterRailed through the Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Austria, Italy & Greece
  • November: volunteered in Mombasa, Kenya, with Camps International

2007:

Children's camp in Kaunas, Lithuania

  • February & March: studied Italian at the British Institute in Florence, Italy
  • April: visited friends in Belgrade, Serbia
  • May to July: backpacked through Croatia, Bosnia, Serbia (where I attended Exit Festival), Hungary, Poland, Lithuania (where I volunteered at a children’s camp with Concordia), Latvia & Estonia

2008:

A market stall in Damascus

  • July: travelled with Intrepid Travel through Egypt, Jordan, Syria & Turkey

2009:

Acrobatics on a hill

  • July: InterRailed through France, Germany, Italy, Spain & the Netherlands
  • August: moved to San Francisco, USA
  • September: visited LA, San Jose & Santa Cruz
  • November: skiing at Lake Tahoe with friends

2010:

Group at LovEvolution

  • January: toured the West Coast by myself on the Chinatown bus system; New York, Philadelphia, Boston & Washington, D.C.
  • February: visited the Grand Canyon with my lovely dad
  • March: Spring Break in San Diego
  • April: raved it up at Coachella Festival in LA
  • May: roadtripped through the States; Chicago, Memphis, New Orleans, St Louis, & Las Vegas
  • June: moved back to London

2011:

a birds eye view of Reykjavik Iceland

  • April: spent Easter in Florence, Italy

2012:

Flora at Mysore market

  • October: visited my dad’s old army base in Malta
  • November: Marrakech, Morocco with Club Med

2013:

Lunch break on Salcantay trek

  • SeptemberDecember: travelled and volunteered throughout Bolivia

2014:

taking photos above the Guatape lakes

  • January: travelled in Peru (with a quick trip back to London)
  • February & March: travelled through Ecuador for the second time
  • August: returned to London after 18 months in South America

Future Travel Plans

I’m currently studying for my Masters in Non-Fiction Writing in London, so travelling is relegated to shorter trips for the next two years.

But as soon as I’m finished with my degree, I’ll be off again — and there are too many places I want to travel to! Scandinavia, Central America, Indonesia… I don’t know where I’ll be, but I know it’ll be good!

welcome to paradise in Colca Canyon

 

4 Responses to My Travels

  1. Joyce May 21, 2015 at 12:19 am #

    Hi was checking your blog Lucky will trade off to be in your spot how to you do it.how you make the money for the travel expense

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