2018 – The Year I Change My Life

Hello. Anyone still there? So, it’s been quite a while since I’ve posted anything, or put any time into Stories From, but things are going to be changing around here soon and I can’t wait to show you what I’m working on.  I decided 2018 was the year I was going to change my life. Don’t tell people your dreams, SHOW them – James Altucher So I’m going to show you my dreams. The plan is to relaunch on the 24th September – which happens to be my 30th Birthday!!! I hope you’ll be there, things are going to be crazy between now…

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48 Hours in Dubai – Guest Post

I am pleased to welcome Neha Singh as the next guest blogger on my site. Neha is a full-time travel blogger with itchy feet and passion to see the world, she is an avid reader and with a passion for Dubai. Dubai is a city on the bucket list of almost every traveler. It has some of the world’s biggest and the most amazing attractions that you just can’t afford to miss, no matter how short your trip is. Such is the charm of Dubai that many tourists make sure that their layovers are in Dubai. 48 hours in Dubai is definitely not enough but is…

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48 Hours in Shanghai – Guest Post

I am very please to welcome Jess from Tripelio as my first ever guest blogger… I’d like to thank Laura for sharing this article on her website. She offers some fantastic stories about life and travel, and I was particularly intrigued by her Travel Bucket List. Check it out when you get a chance! Shanghai is the largest city in mainland China, and 48 hours is not nearly enough time for you to cover this lively place. Once you scratch the surface, you’ll quickly find yourself planning your next trip to this enchanting port city. However, sometimes when traveling we…

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How to Survive a Full Moon Party Thailand

Attending a full moon party in Thailand is a rite of passage whilst on a backpacking trip. It maybe stereotypical or cliched, a bit tacky and unrefined, but it is a bucket list event! Unlike any other party on the earth, the full moon party is an experience that will stay with you. It is the destination of a backpacker pilgrimage. It is the epitome of backpacking culture.  It is everything that is wrong with a backpacking culture!  It is everything that is right with a backpacking culture!  It is an unmissable experience and whatever happens, it will make a great story…

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Stop Worrying About Long Term Travel on your CV!

I have to admit, I worried about the effect long-term travel would have on my CV. I’ve have quite a few ‘gap years’, and in the past I’ve been creative with displaying and ‘hiding’ my travels. (In fact, I’ve had that many ‘gap years’ I don’t think I can keep calling them gap years anymore!). I worried that I hadn’t worked in the UK for a while . I worried that it would look like I had moved around too much. I worried I wouldn’t look committed. I worried I wouldn’t get a job! Yet getting my most recent job, I spoke…

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