How to spend a layover in Taipei

There is nothing worse than feeling like you are stuck in an airport with nothing to do but lie around for hours. Luckily, Taoyuan airport in Taipei, Taiwan, is designed very well in regards to catering for long layovers; they even have a FREE city tour that you can do and many facilities within the airport if you want to relax, rejuvenate or be entertained. Continue…

Spontaneous road tripping

~ If you don’t have a plan, things can’t not go to plan ~

My last minute decision to buy a van and leave the everyday life for the life on the road has still to this day been one of the best decisions I’ve made!!! I had no real plan; I learnt to read road signs rather than follow a GPS and took every opportunity to explore.

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Preparing for my first trip overseas

The idea of travelling excited me but I had absolutely no idea where to start. I’d heard so many different stories about how people organised their first trip, or simply didn’t organise it at all. My heart told me that all I wanted to do was buy a plane ticket and see where I ended up but then my brain overruled that and convinced me to get some money together, do some research and plan. I figured once my first trip was out of the way and I had a basic idea of what I was doing then I could be spontaneous, plus my mum worries so I thought it would give her a little piece of mind knowing that I’m prepared (or at least, seem prepared. Continue…