About the blog
Faraway Lucy is a blog for the part-time traveller, those who are career-minded but who prioritise travel for their income.
My mission is to show you how it is absolutely possible to travel around work. Because surely you have to choose one over the other, right? Wrong! I will help you see more of the world for less through my travel guides, resources and tips.
The blog’s main goal is to encourage young professional 20-somethings to travel and explore more, whether it’s international or just down the road. I am all about infusing a little more adventure into the everyday!
Hey there! My name’s Lucy and I’m the UK-based scribbler behind Faraway Lucy.
Faraway Lucy compiles all of my hobbies into one beautiful little lump of creativity in which I can fuel my love for travel, storytelling, photography, and design.
Creating Faraway Lucy has transformed my life in ways I could have never imagined, and it has become such an intrinsic part of my identity. So thank you so much for visiting my little corner of the Internet. I hope it continues to inspire you to see more of the world, in spite of whatever limitations may be holding you back.
Frequently Asked Questions
How old are you?
What camera do you use to take your photos?
All of the photos on my Instagram are taken with an Olympus OM30 film camera with Fujicolor C200 film.
Where have you travelled?
So far I have travelled to 21 countries… Australia, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Thailand, Scotland, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland, the USA, and Wales.
Do you earn money through your blog?
Yes, I do. Blogging is now my full-time job after recently leaving my corporate marketing job! But don’t you worry, I would never work with a brand I wouldn’t fully endorse and any paid content I produce is always disclosed.
Why did you choose to call your blog ‘Faraway Lucy’?
I’ve been a major bookworm since I was a kid and my favourite book series when I was very little was Enid Blyton’s The Faraway Tree. That is where the ‘faraway’ originates from. The word also connotes ideas of daydreams, travel and adventure, all of which are core components of this blog.