That time I lost my sole in the mountains

What is life but stories, memories and forming relationships? For me travel encompasses all those things that make our lives rich and it throws you into situations you wouldn’t of thought you would be in, or people you wouldn’t of met if you stuck to one corner of the world.  My recent trip to Peru … Continue reading That time I lost my sole in the mountains

Treacherous Seas – Sailing from Sydney to the Central Coast

Maybe this sounds a little dramatic but this adventure was the one that really helped me find my inner strength, it changed me, it shook my soul like nothing ever had before. To give some context, my dad had been fixing a yacht in Sydney for about 1 year and when the yacht was sea … Continue reading Treacherous Seas – Sailing from Sydney to the Central Coast

Rediscovering the Light

As I reflect on the end of my too short holiday in Peru, I feel like I have learnt and grown so much, that with every overseas trip my mind expands just a bit more, absorbing the different people, culture, language and environment.  In 2017, my contract at work was ending, I was single, non- … Continue reading Rediscovering the Light

Poverty in Latin America and its Influence on Behaviour

Written by Marisol Pacheco, psychologist from Arequipa, Peru. In Latin America, poverty is common and affects the majority of the population. At the moment, about 7 million people are living in conditions on poverty. It is a really complex issue which has a lot of aspects and deeply affects individuals and people’s wellness because it … Continue reading Poverty in Latin America and its Influence on Behaviour

How to feel less lonely: 3 step guide.

Being alone, being on your own, does not mean you are lonely. You can feel lonely in a crowd. Loneliness, to me, is when you feel disconnected from other people and from yourself. Perhaps when you are lonely you feel that no one understands you and that no one is capable of understanding you. It's … Continue reading How to feel less lonely: 3 step guide.

Running to the Roof of Australia

In November of 2018, my best friend Billy and I ran up Australia's highest mountain in our Pyjamas in under 4 hours. We did this in an attempt to raise money to help children who suffer from cancer and after being featured on multiple radio shows, news articles and television we succeeded in raising over … Continue reading Running to the Roof of Australia

Language, a strange phenomenon

When you think about it, language is a strange phenomenon. Right now I am using language to discuss language. Through these words I can flip your brain to think about the medium by which it is being explained. Like a filter, language permeates through everything. Sounds clumped together to form words which form sentences which … Continue reading Language, a strange phenomenon

Peru – Lima, Paracas & Huacachina

Lima, Miraflores "After chatting in Spanish for the first time with our taxi driver, we sat in a local restraunt with no idea what this city had to offer, the taste of Inca Kola (local sweet drink) in our mouths. " Lima is a beautiful modern city, decorated with culture, character and colour. Stepping out … Continue reading Peru – Lima, Paracas & Huacachina

Flying in a winged metal box over the ocean

I've always thought planes were both a strange and fascinating phenomenon. You could argue that I'm the strange phenomenon but hear me out. I mean you're literally sitting in an intelligently designed metal box with wings that can fly around the world. You check in and walk into the box and in a day or … Continue reading Flying in a winged metal box over the ocean