A Journey Inside a Mumbai Slum

I’m going to ask you to challenge your perceptions. What do you immediately think of when you hear the word ‘slum’? Really think about it for a minute. Do you think of poverty? Of filth and squalour and poor sanitation? Of people living in desperation and misery? I’m ashamed to admit that before my visit to the Dharavi slum in …

the perfect adventure

Travel Bloggers Explore: the Concept of The Perfect Adventure

“Adventure”. It’s an exciting word isn’t it? Defined as everything from ‘an exciting or very unusual experience’ to ‘a bold, usually risky undertaking; hazardous action of uncertain outcome’, the word means something a little different to everyone.  For me, it’s both of these things. I don’t think you need to be bungee jumping or sky diving to be considered adventurous. Trying …

adventure everyday

10 Ways to Bring Adventure to Your Everyday

There’s no doubt about it. Doing the same things day in and day out can be monotonous. Get up, go to gym, work, eat, work again, eat again, drink copious amounts of alcohol, dread the morning, go to bed. We’re all guilty of slipping into a routine and allowing our busy work schedules to consume us, and before you know it, …

All the best bits of Punta Cana

2014 has been one heck of a year. I’ve been lucky enough to have some incredible adventures in Canada and Scotland, and an incredibly relaxing break in the Dominican Republic. To my shame, life has definitely got in the way of me sharing a lot of my experiences with you, my AWESOME readers, so I feel that some filling-in is …