Travelling as a Woman 

My biggest concern in deciding to travel solo was not whether I was going to be lonely, but whether I was going to be safe. It is an unfortunate thing that one worry can bring so much hesitance.   Considering the state of the world at the moment, and the terrorist attacks that threaten it, one might think that that could be the larger concern. To some degree, it was. I had two narrow misses in London on the bookends of my trip where a day or two before I had been walking past the spot where something had happened.   However,
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Commuting to and from University: The Joyride 

How often have you sat on public transport on your way to university, surrounded by tens of people, only to stick your earphones in and block out the rest of the world? How often have you jumped on your bike in a total rush to make that lecture on time, only to completely miss out on the joy of the wind streaming through your hair? We are all guilty of unconscious blockage, where we tune in to our particular little station and forget that there is so much around us, and that’s okay, but sometimes we ought to take the
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A Backpacker’s Guide to Technology 

  Kudos to the generations before mine who travelled the world before smartphones became a thing, and technology was not as advanced as it has come to be. My travelling experiences would have been significantly different (and harder) without the aid of technology. However, it is not enough just to have a smartphone in your pocket. To get the best use of it, you need to know what there is out there to use.    Apps   There is an abundance of apps that can be used to make travelling an easier experience. Google maps is a lifesaver all on its
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