A local encounter in Naples, Italy

I had been warned of three things in Napoli: pizza, scooters, and petty theft. My understanding of the city was that it was one of those places that travellers tended to love or hate; probably influenced by their experience of the combination above. I had time to ponder such thoughts, as I sat for three…

New Zealand

Land of the Long White Cloud From snow to sea, and mountains to lakes, New Zealand undeniably has some of the most beautiful and diverse scenery in the world. Overseas people often ask questions in awe, about the isolated little country at the bottom of the world, which is NOT connected to Australia, and which I…

Video: A time to reminisce…

This time two years ago I was in London, UK. Losing my phone in Greece less than 24 hours before I flew out for London was stressful in itself; let alone combining this with the fact that that same flight marked the beginning of my solo journey through Europe (apparently phoneless), and upon arriving in England I…

Milan: My first time abroad

One of the best opportunities to have ever come my way (and subsequently, one of the best things I have ever done) is the chance to finish off my law degree in Milan, Italy. I had never been overseas by myself before, let alone move to a big city, in a foreign country, where the…

Flying Solo: it can be done!

I think one of the most liberating things I have ever done is booking a single plane ticket to the other side of the world. Leading up to the departure date I’m thinking “yeah, the world is my oyster, I can do what I want”, but when the departure date hits I start thinking “oh…