The Beauty of the Micro-Adventure

This last year has been traumatic and painful for so many people, in so many ways. But among the fear, instability, and loss that has been unfolding, there has also been some significant shifts in perception. After a lifetime being told to work harder, live faster, consume more, and travel further, many people have hadContinue reading “The Beauty of the Micro-Adventure”

How to Know if You Are Being Abused in a Relationship

Four years ago, I  lay in bed and googled: ‘am I being abused?’ The first article that I stumbled upon said this: ‘If you are googling this question, then the answer is probably yes.’  I wouldn’t be able to find that same article again now. I have no idea who wrote it or on whatContinue reading “How to Know if You Are Being Abused in a Relationship”

Cultivating Something Alright Out of Another Bloody Confinement

All over the world, we are looking at another long slog of confinement. (Thanks a lot COVID!) Here in France, we have been told to batten down the hatches for at least a month, but it will probably end up being rather a lot longer. It’s certainly not what I had planned for myself thisContinue reading “Cultivating Something Alright Out of Another Bloody Confinement”

A Note On Climate Grief

I haven’t been coping very well with climate grief this week. I have curled up in front of the fire for the past three days, crying about things that I don’t have the power to change.  I want to cast a spell on all the people cutting down the rainforest, freezing them into cold hardContinue reading “A Note On Climate Grief”

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”

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”