10 Essential Gorilla Trekking Tips

This is what you need to know as you prepare for your gorilla trek in East Africa. Enjoy! 1. Wear long socks¬†- this was probably the best advice I got before I went gorilla trekking. The ants in the forest are notorious and within seconds of standing near them they will somehow be up your... Continue Reading →

How to get around Kampala

Welcome to Kampala, a traffic filled chaotic city! I'll give you the low-dow on how to get around the easiest, cheapest and of course, safest way possible. Safety warning, especially for solo female travellers like me: It is NOT advisable to be out in Kampala at night by yourself. I have not taken a safe... Continue Reading →

10 Tips for Backpacking Malaysia

1. Although Malaysia is a modern country, it is much more conservative than neighbouring southeast Asian countries, so make sure you dress and act respectfully 2. From what I experienced people here were extremely friendly and chatty on the subway and bus stations so don't be surprised if someone wants to chat with you as... Continue Reading →

10 Must Haves in Your Carry-On Bag

1. A Scarf A scarf is my favourite travel accessory. You can use it as a pillow or as a blanket if it gets a little chilly (which it normally does). It's also a good idea to wear layers when travelling because you'll experience all temperatures - from stinkin' hot waiting in lines and running... Continue Reading →

East Africa 3 Month Packing List

Clothing: Dresses x2 Shorts x2 Tanks x3 T shirts x5 Work pants x4 Cardigan x2 Trekking Pants x1 Leggings x1 Half leggings x2 Elephant Pants x1 Long skirt x1 Socks x14 Underwear x14 Swimsuits x1 Sleepwear Sports Bra x3 Reg Bra x2 Hoodie¬† Zip up sweater Rain jacket Sarong Hat Shoes: Runners Hiking Boots Flip... Continue Reading →

Photo Diary: Ecuador

I'm really excited about this photo diary! I had just gotten a new lens before our trip and had a ton of fun playing around with it while capturing Ecuador's incredible landscapes (and my incredible man!). I hope you enjoy these as much as I do! xx, S Instagram | Tumblr | Twitter | Youtube... Continue Reading →

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