Slow travel – from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City by train

How to plan a train trip from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City When I planned my recent trip to Vietnam, it was always with the intention of taking the train from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. I am a self-confessed lover of train travel! To travel slowly is a gift. Travelling by train I […]

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30 Days Wild Day 12 – Duncan Terrace Gardens, London

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets […]

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30 Days Wild Day 11 – Birds in St James’s Park

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets […]

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30 Days Wild – Day 9 Woodberry Wetlands

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets […]

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30 Days Wild – Day 8 Spitalfields City Farm

The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I am blogging each day about a random act of wildness! Travelling and wildlife go together. Landscapes, cityscapes and skyscapes all hold an abundance of wildlife to enjoy.  We can often miss the little pockets […]

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30 Days Wild – Day 1

30 Days Wild The Wildlife Trusts in the UK has challenged people to go wild throughout June this year. So for the month of June, I will be blogging each day about a random act of wildness! When I travel the wildlife that I can see around me, be that in landscapes or cityscapes are something that […]

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Siem Reap with a responsible twist

I love to travel and wanted to learn how to travel in a more conscious and rewarding way. In 2013 I took an MSc in Responsible Tourism Management which gave me a new set of eyes with which to look at travel and at the tourism industry. It has led me to choose carefully when […]

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Exploring Hanoi on a long weekend

In this post, I will share with you how to make the most of a long weekend in Hanoi. I flew to Hanoi from Singapore as part of a recent trip I made to South-East Asia. Vietnam is a charming country and one that is growing fast in terms of overseas visitors. The number of visitors […]

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How Vegetable Gardens in Cambodia change lives

Bansay Reak Secondary School Vegetable Garden

Siem Reap in Cambodia is the tourist gateway to the temples at Angkor Wat. When I flew there from Vietnam in March, I headed two hours further north to Samrong and visited something completely different – school vegetable gardens! I travelled with a friend to visit three schools that are involved in the Green Shoots Foundation […]

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Slow Travel

I have just returned from 3 weeks of slow travel in South East Asia. Although I visited 3 different countries during that time the journeying itself felt slow. And I am still being slow as I cannot quite bring myself to fully empty my suitcase, zip it up and put it away in a cupboard! […]

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