Greetings from North-East Brazil! After two weeks at a local surf retreat, I wondered how many retreats out there offer ethical experiences, given there are so many on offer. Here are my tips on how to choose an ethical retreat abroad. … More How to choose an ethical retreat – Green Series Part 10
I have a HUGE confession! We accidentally flew business class to Sao Paulo from South Africa. I’m sure you’re wondering how the flip that’s even possible. So let me try to explain… … More We accidentally flew business class to São Paulo
For anyone attempting to drive the Cape Town peninsula in a day, this is a great guide to follow! I highly recommend getting away from the hussle of the city and into the open roads of dramatic scenery, surf beaches and seriously cute penguins along the way. … More A day on Cape Peninsula, South Africa
Whilst our goal was to ensure that we travelled minimally with carry-on luggage, what we actually took with us needed to be good for the planet too.
We figured, who better to test well made clothes, accessories and skincare products than a couple of minimalists who can only take what they can carry. … More What’s in my bag? The ethical products I use.
I did it! Completing the three month trial feels more triumphant than it should. Allow me to tell you all about it! Here I share my lasting thoughts about the experience, should you wish to give it a go. … More Project 333: The final thought.
It’s happening people! Both Moo and I have officially quit our jobs in preparation for a year abroad. That’s right, we’re packing up, selling up and heading west for, as we put it: “long as the money lasts” and we’re doing that with just 7kgs – carry-on luggage only. … More We Quit Our Jobs!
The vineyards of the Barossa Valley is like a heart pumping blood to the body’s organs and setting off to the region felt like searching for sand at the beach. … More 24 hours in the Barossa Valley, South Australia
One month in… how time flies! I have to say I honestly cant remember what else was in my wardrobe before the challenge. So far… I think it’s working. A few people have asked what was included in my 33 items for Project 333. Here’s my list! … More Project 333. One month in: So far, so good.
I’m setting myself a pretty gigantic goal for the next three months. ‘Surviving’ on just 33 items in my wardrobe. … More Living in a Backpack. Project 333.
I well aware this is no new phenomenon but for me carry-on travel never looked and sounded so alluring. I attempted to travel with solely carry on luggage during my recent trip to Sri Lanka.
I’m a little nervous to tell you, for me it was a huge failure. … More How to Travel Like a Minimalist. Green Series Part 7.