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In defense of not haggling my way through Asia

I've been told time and time again whilst I've been travelling in Asia, both by friends and by Conor;  'Emma, you're the worst haggler I've ever known!' But the truth is this: I'm neither afraid of haggling nor bad at it, I just don't like it and honestly, I disagree with a lot of the… Continue reading In defense of not haggling my way through Asia

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2 months on the road; an update 

Sunday 1st October marked our 2 month travel-versary. It's a weird feeling having done and seen so much every day for 2 months. Being in the USA feels like a distant memory and we only left under 4 weeks ago. I often wonder if we'd flown home after that trip would it seem really recent?… Continue reading 2 months on the road; an update 

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A lesson learnt from a night spent without electricity

After a day spent exploring Washington DC, like after most days this trip, we had planned to stay in an AirBnB. We were staying in a room in an apartment with a guy called Jean. During this trip, Conor and I aren't been able to access the internet unless we are able to connect to… Continue reading A lesson learnt from a night spent without electricity

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An open letter to my 21 year old self…

Dear Emma, You have just graduated from your undergraduate degree in Mathematics and you have an amazing opportunity lined up for September; a graduate position with one of the biggest accountancy firms in the world. You dream of your entire wardrobe having Topshop labels and owning an apartment in a city centre, kitted out with… Continue reading An open letter to my 21 year old self…

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I’ve just quit a job that I love to go travelling indefinitely. This is how I’m feeling…

Wednesday 19th April It's 11.30pm on an evening in the Easter Holidays and I'm lay in bed in the spare room of my parents home, thousands of thoughts racing through my mind. Emma awake at 11.30pm, you exclaim? I can't sleep and this is why: rather than book a flight home from our summer trip to… Continue reading I’ve just quit a job that I love to go travelling indefinitely. This is how I’m feeling…