Travel Stories: My First (Scary) Night in Madagascar

  That night, Madagascar greeted me at the airport with a thick, smoky darkness, a gruff one-toothed driver and a taxi with a door that flew open around corners. I had arrived in south-west Madagascar to live and work amongst the Vezo fisher folk who subsisted entirely off the spoils of the Toliara reef system.…

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Peek Inside My Packing: Clothes, Shoes and Gear

With my departure date for two months in Greece looming, my teensy 45L Kathmandu backpack comes out of its dusty storage place to mock me with it’s inadequate size. Too big to check-in, too small to house my ever increasing belongings: it is the perfect size to encourage bag-sitting and zip-straining (this is why I…

Girl Travellers: An Interview with Pam from A Blonde Around the World

Welcome to Girl Travellers! In this series I’ll introduce you to some inspiring and downright cool female travel bloggers. It's a space where we can chat about travel and what it means to be a girl on the road. It is my pleasure to introduce Pam to our Girl Travellers series. Pam is the delightful…

Girl Travellers: An Interview with Rachel from Hippie In Heels.

 As part of a new series on Dirty paws, I thought it would be fun to chat with girl travellers and pick their brains on everything travel, beauty and adventure related. So grab a coffee/chai/po cha and read on.  When I stumbled open Rachel’s Blog “Hippie In heels” I knew that I had found a…

My Christmas travel wish list

This is my personal wish-list for Christmas. All stuff that I would take with me on my trip.1. TopShop three-quarter sleeve striped shirt.Striped shirts are my kryptonite. I probably already have five but none of them are the perfect stripe. I think this top may be it. Striped tops are so versatile and are definitely…