Putting Yourself First Is A Truly Selfless Act

Putting yourself first is a truly selfless act. Don’t worry if that sounds a bit strange right now. I used to think that taking care of other people was far more important than looking after my own needs. Luckily, my life on the road has taught me a lot about emotional resilience and healthy relationships.Continue reading “Putting Yourself First Is A Truly Selfless Act”

Is It Safe For A Woman To Hitchhike?

People are always asking me if it is safe for women to hitchhike. My answer is yes… mostly. Hitchhiking in a war torn country is obviously going to different to hitchhiking in Switzerland. But in Europe, hitchhiking is a very safe and interesting way to travel, even if you are a woman! This article willContinue reading “Is It Safe For A Woman To Hitchhike?”

Making Deeper Connection When You Live On The Road

Traveling long term can get pretty lonely. It can be hard to talk about that sometimes because everyone tells you that you’ll be constantly surrounded by people and make friends everywhere you go.  Whilst it is true that you meet many amazing people when you live a transient lifestyle, it doesn’t replace the human needContinue reading “Making Deeper Connection When You Live On The Road”

The Inseparable Health Of People And The Earth

The health of the earth and the health of human beings is inseparable. This is brilliant news, but I didn’t always see things that way!

Vegan Wild Camping Food

A nourishing vegan diet is perfectly possible when you are wild camping. After experiencing a massive burnout, I headed into the Scottish wilderness. Making camp on empty beaches and uninhabited islands, I got a lot of practice at cooking plant based camping food. It was a little challenging at first because plant based foods areContinue reading “Vegan Wild Camping Food”

How to Travel Without Any Money

It is perfectly possible to travel with absolutely no money. You won’t be drinking many Mojitos or staying in any sweet hotels. You will be hungry some days, and exhausted. You will also push yourself to new limits, discovering how capable and resourceful you really are. Florian Roquais is a full time traveller and outdoorContinue reading “How to Travel Without Any Money”

Moving Away From Capitalism With Gratitude

Capitalism isn’t working anymore. It has brought us some breathtaking advancements in technology and medicine. It has made our lives easier and more comfortable than our ancestors could have dreamed of. But it has also brought a great deal of injustice and suffering to the world. Thank you SO MUCH for the wonderful things youContinue reading “Moving Away From Capitalism With Gratitude”

Success: The Great Lie of Our Time

Why can’t I be more succesful? Why didn’t I amount to more? Why am I such a disappointment to the world? As much as it pains me to say it, these questions haunt many of us throughout our lives. But maybe the problem isn’t you at all! Maybe the problem is the way that weContinue reading “Success: The Great Lie of Our Time”

The Future of the Vanlife Movement

I often find myself wondering about the future of the ‘vanlife’ movement.  Since #vanlife became a hashtag, it seems like an endless stream of people are buying and converting vans to live in. Sharing carefully curated pictures to thousands of Instagram followers, certain influencers have created a ‘fashion statement’ around trading a home for aContinue reading “The Future of the Vanlife Movement”