Gili Islands — Indonesia (Photo credit to the author)

Travel. Indonesia. Photography.

The simplistic beauty of a tropical beach

It’s funny. Sometimes I find it easier to write about places that I don’t like rather than ones that I do. That way, I can avoid all the travel cliches and the cheese. I can cast aside the rose-tinted glasses, tell that funny story and take the piss. Now, if there’s one thing I’m good at, it’s taking the piss. But I can’t do that to the Gili Islands. I just can’t.

They are a postcard personified.

I ease into that butter-soft sand, close my eyes and listen to the island. A barely audible whisper, utter the waves, tired out…


Travel. South America. Quiz.

Take the quiz to find out which place suits you.

Image by Adam Derewecki from Pixabay

Introduction

South America is a digital Nomad hotspot for a reason, well, not just a reason, a lot of reasons! For nomads who want their fix of unique landscapes from the Atacama Desert in Chile to Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia and, of course, who could forget the Inca Trail in Peru. For nomads who want to dive into the culture, try some fantastic dishes and go to world-famous festivals like the Rio Carnival in Brazil. There are too many reasons to list. South America is one hell of a continent.

We’ve picked three of the most popular digital nomads spots…


Travel. Central America. Quiz.

Take the quiz to find out which place suits you.

Image by Michael Mosimann from Pixabay

Introduction

Why go to live in Central America? An easier question might be, why not?! Explore jungles, tropical beaches, smoking volcanos, and Maya ruins. Have a go at zip-lining, surfing, snorkel coral reefs, or scuba dive with whale sharks. Learn Spanish, explore Maya history and eat incredible local dishes to your heart’s content. Let me say it again, why the hell not?!

We’ve picked three of the most popular digital nomads spots to help you choose the perfect place for you. …


Home Town Tourist. Liverpool. UK.

Becoming a tourist in your home town

Image by Piyapong Saydaung from Pixabay

Reverse Culture Shock

I remember the first time I came home from long-term traveling and living abroad. Even after two years away, I wasn’t ready to go home. I remember feeling intense sadness on our way to Bangkok airport. It wasn’t easy to tear myself away from this beautiful, colourful and vibrant country.

I was so happy to see my mum again and excited to reunite with my family and friends. Despite this, I felt a strange dark cloud envelop me as we drove back from Manchester airport to my home. …


Yoga. Music.

A teacher’s playlist for your next yoga practice

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay

As a yoga teacher, I appreciate a good playlist for my classes. Often I’ll use a premade playlist on Spotify made by someone else, typing in “Yoga,” seeing what comes up and playing around with it. While this has led me to discover some sensational music, sometimes I’ve been caught out by not listening to it before class. We’ll just be getting into a playlist, and it will throw up something unexpected. Like the time I put on an upbeat vinyasa flow playlist that chose Savasana relaxation as the perfect moment to start blasting out a racy and obscene Rhianna…


Health. Skin care. Beauty.

Can you really trust Instagram for skincare advice?

Image by Joseph Mucira from Pixabay

A little background

I’m not going to lie. I’m a bit of a sucker for skincare. I wish I could say it was the fancy, professional kind, but no, I can’t afford that. So I go for the quick fix — the fads. I can’t help myself. I want to be ageless and flawless forever, please, but on a budget please. I’m a sucker for a pore strip, an at-home face mask, micro-needling, face, and body brushing, silicone pads. You name it, I’ve ordered it.

As a woman, I think the Instagram search/recommended page likes to show me a hell of a lot…


Life. Relationships.

Life after leaving an abusive relationship.

Image by Piyapong Saydaung from Pixabay

Dear Twenty-Six Year Old Georgie,

I know that right now, you feel like the weakest woman on earth.

You feel 3 inches tall and like you should throw yourself underneath the sole of the nearest passer-by’s foot because you deserve the pain, and it’s an accurate representation of your worth — the shit on someone’s shoe.

You’ve always suffered from low self-esteem, but you didn’t know it could fall so low that you have to drag it along behind you on the floor.

“I’m a bad person,” you repeat over and over again in your mind. Your friends will try…


Travel. South Korea

It’s the little things

Image by David Peterson from Pixabay

Introduction

South Korea gave me an incredible year and a half of my life. In my early twenties, I was straight out of university, and it was the first time I ever lived abroad but certainly not the last. It was a game-changer and a catalyst for the way that I would live from then on. There’s something very different about living abroad than traveling or going on holiday that is quite magical. All those everyday little things suddenly become a challenge and an adventure. Things you don’t even bat an eyelid at back home. Opening a bank account, working out…


Personal Development. Self Help.

Try this out for a real fresh start

Image by Sasin Tipchai from Pixabay

Introduction

The clock strikes midnight, and you proclaim, “this year is going to be my year”! You renew the gym prescription, declare you’re doing dry January, and purchase that all-important juicer. Only it isn’t your year. In fact, it’s barely your month. Three weeks into January, and it’s getting tough. You’re tired, and you can’t be bothered to drive to the gym in the dark before work; you are sick of detox juices and instead are craving a nice glass of wine. Motivation is at an all-time low, and you decide that either this is too hard or I deserve a…


Travel. South Asia. Quiz.

Take the quiz to find out which place suits you.

Image by Ponraj Krish from Pixabay

Introduction

It might not be the first place that comes to mind when living abroad as a digital nomad but it should be! South Asia offers wonderful cultural and spiritual hotspots, some of the best food in the world, incredible beaches, unique wildlife, and, let’s not forget, stunning scenery; it’s the home of the Himalayas!

We’ve picked three of the most popular digital nomads spots to help you choose the perfect place for you. I hope you find this fun and learn a bit about yourself and what you’re looking for in a place to live.

Quiz

Question 1: What would you like to do to keep fit?

a. I like to keep…

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