Author - Abbi

Travelling in Turkey: Top 5 Experiences

Turkey is a passionate test for the avid backpacker and I am lucky to have visited it, Indeed the charming city of Istanbul is often dubbed as the city that spans two continents – you can even cross the Bosphorous by ferry from Europe to Asia. This may have been the only time in my life where I crossed a continent border by boat. Of course, you can easily book Turkey...

A Guide to Exploring Central and South America

It’s always tempting to go to Central and South America – what’s not to like? There are so many different ways of life to discover, history to explore and nature to see in its home habitat. Instead of the usual tourist traps, though, the best way to see this part of the world is to go to the secret paradises, the lesser-known places you need to get to before...

The challenges that come with being a freelance photographer

If you love photography and it’s something that you’ve spent your spare time doing for a long time now, you might want to turn it into a career. Freelance photographers enjoy freedom to do what they want and to take photos of anything they like, as long as they feel confident of being able to monetize those photos. But there are some challenges that come with working...

All You Need To Know About Water Puppet Shows In Hanoi

Anyone who is considering taking a holiday in the tropical paradise of Vietnam simply must take the time to watch a really unique cultural activity of a water puppet performance. Nowhere else in the world can you see this creative way to tell a story that has been enjoyed in the paddy fields of Vietnam for hundreds of years. Image Source: Flickr Some Background...

Are we ready for this? Preparing to have a baby

Having a baby is a major life change.  Recently I have found myself saying to my husband “are we ready for this?” Although we talked at length about having a baby and the changes that it would bring. However, when you start to actually prepare you realise that heck, what is about to happen is going to change our whole world, and no matter how many books...

Must-visit Places in Bangkok

If you are looking for a place to visit with bustling livelihood, yet full of heritage sites Bangkok is the right place for you. It is one of the most popular places in the world. Every year a population as huge as million reaches Bangkok to spend the time of their life. In 2017 alone the population of tourist in Bangkok increased to around 25 million. The capital of...

A summer getaway in Cornwall

Why would anyone ever want to have a holiday at home? That has always been my thought process. You can easily fly to Europe and spend around the same amount of money and possibly experience better weather. However, last year I found myself planning a little staycation in Cornwall. It was for my husbands birthday, and after seeing a view pictures online of the cornish...

Travelling during pregnancy

When a major life change occurs, it often leads you to reassess your pirorites. One of my main passions is travelling, and having spent the past 10 years exploring over 50 countries, I am determined to continue to do so. It may look slightly different and perhaps not be as frequent. That is because I am expecting to have a little person in my life. Yes, I am actually...

What to do when you find out you’re pregnant

If you’re reading this, chances are you’ve recently peed on a stick and got a few lines come up, or the word pregnant comes up on one of those fancy digital ones. Or, you’re just reading out of pure interest. Maybe you’re planning on having kids one day. By all means, read on. Finding out you’re pregnant I had suspected for a few days...

A bump in the road: my latest news and a change in pace ahead

I have always been the reflective sort. Often it is the little milestones or dates that occur and it makes me think flip, how did I get to this point? A few weeks ago my Facebook account decided to remind me that it was 5 years ago that I left the beautiful country of New Zealand. When I read that, and looked at my slightly tired but youthful 27 year old face,  I...

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