Could I Live Here? My checklist for deciding on a new home

Lately, whenever I visit a new city that I like, I start to wonder if could I live there. Searching for my new home has become a big part of my current travels. This is not a new exercise for me- I’ve done it a few times over the past 3 years- in Edinburgh, Lyon,…

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Travelling Solo: how I balance introversion & meeting new people

One of my absolute favourite things to do is travel solo. I love the freedom, flexibility,  excitement and the independence. After more than a decade of solo travel I finally feel like I’ve found my ideal travel style. Here are three aspects of solo travel that I’ve adapted over the years that might also help…

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How I afford to travel so much: 10 tips to save and stretch your money

Last year I visited 12 countries and saved an additional 10,000€ for future travel. Here are 10 key habits that enabled me to do this.

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Helsinki Market Halls

Indoor market halls are an institution in Helsinki. Not only can you buy delicious fresh produce but there are plenty of cafes with a mouthwatering selection of sweet and savoury snacks and hot meals.

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How I save for travel whilst eating a healthy balanced diet: 30€ groceries

One of the key ways I save money for travel is to swap eating out for cooking my own meals. Here’s how I use my weekly 30€ of groceries.

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My take on New Year’s Resolutions: 4 concepts I’m focusing on in 2019

This year I’ve decided to focus on 4 concepts; integrity, gratitude, antifragility and ikigai. Here I discuss what embracing these words mean to me in 2019.

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6 ways I stay fit & healthy whilst traveling

Being active and eating well is key to mental and physical health, but how do you manage this whilst traveling and still experiencing the most within new cultures and places? There are a few things I do when I travel for both short and longer trips that help me stay fit and happy whilst away…

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