Sunrise at Sea

One of my favourite routines on the boat is getting out on the helideck each morning to take a photo of the gorgeous sunrise. Each day a different colour splashed unpredictably across the sky. The slow, surfacing sun creeping delicately over the horizon, casting a shining path across the deep blue ocean.  It really is […]

Get happy: Health and Fitness

Get happy: Health and Fitness

Working in a relatively confined area, on a vessel, (it’s not a cruise ship or anything remotely luxurious)..in the middle of the ocean.. this does consequently mean a rather limited number of activities to choose from. There’s things like table tennis, foosball, basketball on the helideck (more like a combined rugby version that only the […]

48 hours in Melbourne

48 hours in Melbourne

Although it was only a short trip in the wonderfully cosmopolitan Melbourne, I absolutely loved the place straight away. For me the best way to explore a city is to just keep walking, and walking, getting lost down lanes, discovering funky, unique cafes and shops along the way. Melbourne is the perfect place to do […]

Part 2: How to Make Friends and Not Alienate People

Part 2: How to Make Friends and Not Alienate People

(…while travelling solo..). The questions a lot of people ask me about travelling by myself are things like, “But don’t you ever get lonely?” and “How did you meet so many people?” I bet you’ve seen blogs and facebook pages full of people’s travel pictures, surrounded by about a hundred new friends they seem to have made in about 2 days. […]

Part 1: My first solo travelling experience..and why i’m hooked

Part 1: My first solo travelling experience..and why i’m hooked

I’m a big advocate in quality alone time. I love it. I think it’s hugely important to be totally content in your own company. However previously i’d never actually gone on holiday to explore a new city on my own. I went to Hollywood for my first solo travelling trip, as in my head it was my dream […]

From backpacker to living in luxury – Bali style

From backpacker to living in luxury – Bali style

their menu here website terms and conditions view website I always travel solo. For me it’s a no-brainer to stay in hostels where ever I go. It’s cheap and so many outgoing, fun people to meet all in the one place, its perfect!  During my first trip to Bali I made sure I ticked off everything […]