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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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PART ONE

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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Romance on the Road (1)

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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I am adorable in India.

I am adorable in India. Apparently.

I can’t help but feel adorable in India. Anyone who knows me in person will know that I have a habit of pulling repulsive faces in photos. I think 90% of the reason is because I find it hilarious, but also, I’m just really un-photogenic.  My chins seem to multiply, my hair is almost always covering […]

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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE

A Picture Guide : How to Haggle

Once, when I was on holiday in Turkey years ago, I watched my dad buying a shirt. Being from England, my dad was ludicrously polite, over-the-top-nice and probably paid about ten times the price he should have done. Have you ever felt like you’ve paid too much? Fear not! This handy guide will take you […]

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Romance on the Road (2)

Couples Interview : Travel Freedom Podcast

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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