• U.K.

    Somerset isn’t the worst place to quarantine…Here is why.

    The worlds view of England is changing. Between Brexit and the disaster that is the handling of Covid 19, I feel like a stigma will be attached to U.K passports from now on and for years to come. But saying that, as a quarantiner in the South West of England I can say that it certainly has its upsides, too. I headed back from Vietnam, where I was living, on the 23rd March 2020 with a heavy head when things were getting serious with Covid 19 in this country. On the same day that I landed in Heathrow, the announced the lockdown in England, phew, I was very lucky to…

  • america

    how vermont changed my mind about travelling america…

    In January 2020 I literally quit my jobs and packed my bags! I packed a medium sized backpack (hand luggage) for the plane – the only luggage I would take for an indefinite amount of time travelling.  The packing issues didn’t end at the fact that I was going for a long time, but there was also the fact that I was starting my trip in Vermont in January (snow, cold, need boots kinda vibe) and then going straight to Phnom Penh, Cambodia where it was a sweltering 33 degrees Celsius the day I landed…regardless, the uncertainty of my financial situation having just quit my job made me anxious to…