My latest  adventures

My latest  adventures

June 26, 2017

When I think back to my very first solo backpacking trip around Southeast Asia in 2013, I remember having moments of feeling lost and homesick, and moments of laughing like c...

February 18, 2016

After several days (or maybe a week, it’s hard to tell when the days flew by) I left Koh Rong Island in Cambodia and prepared for a tumultuous ferry ride inland. Being a litt...

November 22, 2015

Sometimes I visit a place that’s so lovely, with such a fierce kick of natural beauty, I forget to take out my camera.  I can’t explain it. I was so smacked by the charm of t...

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This blog is a site that aims to inspire, advise and encourage travel by sharing stories and guides. I really hope you get something out of this, whether it’s as big as finding the courage to take a sabbatical from work or study to travel, or as small as finding something new to do next weekend. Whatever it is, step out of your comfort zone, visit that destination that has been at the back of your mind since your teens, and put into motion what you’ve been putting off for years.

 

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Hey, I'm Emma

Fuelled by wanderlust, curiosity and a little restlessness, a natural at budget travel, so naturally, a travel blogger. An experienced chef, a proud kiwi, and a burgeoning photographer. And my old friends reading and writing? We go way back.

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Last in -

Thailand & Myanmar

Napier, Lake Waikeremoana, Wellington - NZ

Currently in -

Taranaki - New Zealand

Up next -

undecided