Those moments when travel goes horribly wrong

Aah, the joys of travelling: exploring new cities, meeting new people and the only thing you have to worry about is “where am I going to eat and sleep tonight?”
But occasionally, travel goes wrong. These were some of those times:

1/ The car crash in Ireland

when travel goes wrong: car crash in Ireland

I am sitting on a rock next to my tent in the small Irish village of Caherdaniel.… Continue reading

A tribute to the people I met on my travels!

One of the best parts of independent travel is the people you meet on the road! Connecting with people when travelling means a lot more to me than seeing the Eiffel Tower or the Taj Mahal. There’s so much you can learn from locals, they can show you so much more about their culture and country than any guide book or museum will ever do!… Continue reading

The 5 stages of expat life

Expat: the word always sounded kind of “exotic” to me. I admired the people who dared to leave everything behind to start a new life abroad. It never really occurred to me to follow in their footsteps, but after 2 ½ years of being in a  long distance relationship, it looked like the expat life was coming my way…

In March 2013 I said goodbye to my friends, my family and my job to start a new life in Northern Ireland.… Continue reading