There’s No Place Like Home

What makes a place become home for you? 1 For me it used to be a physical home: the most significant ones being the 2 family homes where I grew up in the South of England, and the house in Auckland where Chris and I made our first real nest together. These days, it’s all about people. Home has metamorphosed …

Design Your Travel Life

Gotta love travel – new places, people and cultures. Tasting-life! What dawned on me recently is that for me it’s not just about having the freedom to travel; it’s also about having the ability to design my ideal travel lifestyle. From my experience over the last few years of being location-independent and consistent globe-trotting, I’ve pencilled my hot button list …

Global Playground

Travel anywhere I want – really? Yup. Traveling has always called me.  Ever since I was growing up in England, realizing I preferred warmer temps and getting a taste for traveling (especially when I was whisked away on hols with a friend and her family to Europe), I hankered to see more of the world.   Australia was always on …

Playground or Prison?

Do you feel trapped or free? Free was definitely my pick of the two when I was a kid. Going on holiday with friends, experiencing new places and meeting the new people in them, new things to do…my life was a daring adventure, and the world was my oyster! Then, somewhere along the way, things changed. And I started to …

Coconut Drinking Lifestyle

Growing up in the UK, drinking from a coconut was something I used to dream about. I’ve always loved being in warm places, and whilst there are certainly colder places than the UK, I’ve had my fair share of numb hands and feet in my 24 years of living there. For as long as I can remember, I’d always hankered …