Pirate On Board: Adopting A Senior Dog In France

Hiya guys, hope you’re all happy and healthy.  (And if you are neither of these things, I hope you know that you are loved in all your cycles and phases.) I think most of you have realised by now that we adopted a dog a couple of weeks ago. Lots of you have been askingContinue reading “Pirate On Board: Adopting A Senior Dog In France”

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”

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”

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”

How To Become A Successful Freelance Writer

A lot of people ask me how to become a successful freelance writer. They feel the gap between wanting to be a writer, and actually being able to call themselves one feels like a step too big to take. It’s not too big friends, I promise! A year ago I had never been paid toContinue reading “How To Become A Successful Freelance Writer”

Full-Time Vanlife As a Couple (Uncensored!)

Living as a couple in a van full-time can be really challenging. The initial burst of excitement soon wears off and you are suddenly faced with living inside 5 square meters with another full sized human being. On the bright side, it pushes your communication and cooperation to a whole new level. If you canContinue reading “Full-Time Vanlife As a Couple (Uncensored!)”

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”