The Great Escape: Quitting that job that drags you down

I resigned. With no job to go to, with bills to pay, with no clue about the future. I resigned. And it was the smartest decision I ever made. Ever been sat at your desk, working your ass off for 8 hours a day, questioning what's the point? You get no recognition or appreciation for…

Overcoming a Toxic Relationship

I've heard the phrase "toxic relationship" being thrown around for years, but never really knew what it meant. I certainly never thought it applied to me. I mean, I was happy in my relationship, so how could it? In my eyes, the word "toxic" or rather, a toxin, is just another word for poison. An…

Travel: Best of Bali, Indonesia

At one point or another, every travel blog seems to do a post about the most famous island in Indonesia: Bali. The thriving nightlife, diverse culture and stunning white beaches makes it a location that truly has something for everyone. Now, I recognize there is already a lot of content out there that highlights the…

Romania: Not your typical travel post

Here's a trivia question for you: Did you know that Romania is a member of the European Union (EU)? They joined back in 2007, over a decade ago, but not many people realise they are... probably because they don't care, which is totally fair enough, but bare with me. This is my experience of travelling…

Finding peace in the chaos

"Nothing can bring you peace but yourself"- Ralph Waldo Emerson... The pace of life is only increasing as we get older, get increasing responsibilities and adopt new technologies. We can no longer escape the constant and suffocating presence of others. With the majority of the western world having access to communication tools, it feels like…

The stopover: 24-hours in Singapore

If you have ever been on a long-haul flight, that stops off in the middle of nowhere for a little too long, you know it can be hard to find things to do to entertain yourself before you're off again. The time drags, you're left scratching your head and all you want to do is…