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The six things that happened to me when my blog went SERIOUSLY viral.

“Seriously Viral” That actually sounds like some sort of terrible disease, doesn’t it? Oh dear. Anyway, on with the story. A while ago while I was in India, one of my posts on this humble (okay, totally amazing) little website went viral. And not just a little bit viral, we’re talking MAJOR viral. The kind […]

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Keeping cool at Blog at the Beach

I am terrible at timing things. Whenever I’m travelling (which, admittedly is a huge portion of the year), there will almost certainly be a thousand weddings, birthdays, Harry Potter parties and other desirable opportunities that arise while I’m half way up a mountain or sitting in a cave. So imagine my absolute delight when a blogging conference came […]

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Why living in England is scarier than travelling.

  Confession. I nearly just had a car crash.  And of course, it inspired me to immediately rush home and blog about why living in England is so darn scary. Scarier than any of the scary stuff I’ve done travelling. Anyway, back to the almost-car crash. It wasn’t a big one, admittedly, but I cut […]

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TEFL DISCOUNT

TEFL Discount – Travel, but cheaper!

(If you’re just here for the awesome discount, scroll down to the bottom!) One of the things that always makes me chuckle when I hear about the story of my parents meeting and getting together is a TOTAL lie that my mother told my father. She, originally from the USA, had moved to the UK […]

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Aileen Adalid

Romance on the Road with I am Aileen

As a perpetual single girl (sob, I know), I’m always fascinated with how couples travel. As part of thisRomance on the Road series, I’m interviewing single people, couples in long distance relationships, couples who travel successfully together, couples who travel unsuccessfully together(!), couples who have met travelling and everywhere in between. If you’d like to share […]

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The Vipassana Diaries – Part Two

The Vipassana Diaries – Part Two Please note that this is part of a series – check out the first part if you haven’t already, as well as taking a look at my Vipassana FAQ to grasp the context. Again, as before – if you are partaking in a Vipassana course within the next few […]

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Vipassana

The Vipassana Diaries – Part One

The Vipassana Diaries – Part One I first heard of Vipassana three years ago while reading a book of about an Australian woman’s experience of living in India for one year, called Holy Cow. I was reading it while also in India, going through a rather unpleasant case of Delhi Belly. Two thoughts struck me. […]

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What is Vipassana?

Vipassana FAQ

Vipassana FAQ An easy idiot-friendly guide to Vipassana – if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to comment at the bottom and I’ll answer as best as I can! What is Vipassana? Put as simply as possible, Vipassana is a course of silent meditation. It means ‘to see things as they really are’ and is […]

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Couples Travel Interview: Every girl, Everywhere

As a perpetual single girl (sob, I know), I’m always fascinated with how couples travel. As part of this Romance on the Road series, I’m interviewing single people, couples in long distance relationships, couples who travel successfully together, couples who travel unsuccessfully together(!), couples who have met travelling and everywhere in between. If you’d like […]

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A Secret Love Story

As a perpetual single girl (sob, I know), I’m always fascinated with how couples travel. As part of this Romance on the Road series, I’m interviewing single people, couples in long distance relationships, couples who travel successfully together, couples who travel unsuccessfully together(!), couples who have met travelling and everywhere in between. If you’d like […]

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