Reverse Culture Shock

Go somewhere new to spark adventure in your life.

Go somewhere new to spark adventure in your life.

The very act of moving your body helps you go move into a different space sparks an adventure. When you don't know where you're going, it's exciting as you see things you have never seen before. You become curious and start to explore. The simple element of mystery helps you to 'play' which we, as adults don't do enough of. We can look to children to see how much they play, yet we don't really do it ourselves.

Should you book your next trip to beat the post travel blues?

Should you book your next trip to beat the post travel blues?

The hype has died down since you first returned home from your gap year, or your 5 years of living and working abroad and it’s time to get back to ‘normal life.’ (what even is that anyway, you dont really relate!)

How to re-ignite old friendships after a long time abroad.

How to re-ignite old friendships after a long time abroad.

One of the hardest things, I found when returning home from long term travel was re-establishing my friendship circles. There was a mixture of old friends, plus new ones and other friends I was meeting along the way.

Is ignoring the new normal?

Is ignoring the new normal?

Do you think its true that ignoring is becoming a little more common? How sad that ignoring someone in our presence and being on our phone is becoming more and more accepted. Apparently this has been termed 'phubbing' phone snubbing. According to a study more and more people are phubbing due to internet addiction, smartphone addiction, self-control, and FOMO fear of missing out.

6 ways to get over the post travel blues.

6 ways to get over the post travel blues.

The 'excitement' phase of seeing family and friends moves through pretty fast and all of a sudden you thinking to yourself ‘what next?’ Not to mention that everyone around you is also asking ‘What are you going to do now?’

Say 'YES' to draw in adventures.

Say 'YES' to draw in adventures.

Being highly self aware and knowing our likes and dislikes is such an important quality. This helps us to choose how we will spend our time, what type of people we like being with, what activities we like to engage in, events we want to go to and places we want to see. This can lead us to falling into a pattern of always doing things that we know are familiar to us, because we know we like doing them.Sometimes this also means we stop looking at things that we don’t know. This is often where we find the adventure in our lives.

9 habits from your travels that you should keep.

9 habits from your travels that you should keep.

Hitting the road to see a new country or just holidaying to your favourites beachside destination? When we travel we start to lean in and embrace powerful new habits. Sometimes they come naturally and go along with the mood of our journey, other times there is no choice but to be a little more courageous.