May 19, 2020

Travel After Covid: How I’m Adapting My Plans

Last week, I travelled again No, it wasn’t the kind of international travel I usually blog about here I went on a road trip and B&B stay in...

April 9, 2020

My Pre-Corona Travels (And What I’m Doing Now)

Sooo… these have been quite an eventful few weeks, haven’t they And clearly this isn't over yet (Far from it) I didn’t post much here or...

February 20, 2020

The One Thing That Makes Traveling Europe 2X Better

Recently, my travels have been focused very much on Europe again (see: Spain, Italy, Portugal, and more) As I'm visiting old castles, reading...

December 4, 2018

Travel is Terrible for the Planet — and We Need to Fly Less

I have a confession to make I’m killing the planet I regularly hop on a plane to some far-flung destination — just for fun and because I feel...

September 13, 2018

Overtourism: Why We All Need to Stop Going to the Same Places

There's been a bit of a debate in the travel community on the negative effects of tourism recently (see these articles at Expert Vagabond and...

October 21, 2016

Why You Shouldn’t Feel Bad About Skipping Famous Sights

I have this dream In it, I find myself back in Rio de Janeiro, snaking my way through narrow favela streets until a vista yawns wide open, revealing...

September 22, 2016

Why I’m Moving to Lisbon

When I recently decided to quit my job and focus solely on Indie Traveller, I knew it was also time for me to live somewhere else After living in the...

August 26, 2016

Whoa, I Guess I’m a Full-Time Travel Blogger Now

It may have been a bit quiet around my blog lately, but that’s only because I’ve been preparing for some big changes: starting next month, I’m...

June 22, 2015

Back to the Gilis – Does Re-visiting A Place Ruin Your Memories?

The prospect of going back to Gili Trawangan filled me with a mix of excitement and trepidation Excitement, because I had so many great memories...

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