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10 Best Tips to Make a Long Distance Relationship Work

So you’re in a long distance relationship, huh? Join the club. The club of misery and loneliness. I kid. There are so many positives to being in a long distance relationship, even if the negatives outweigh the positives more often than not. Admittedly, my experience of being in a long distance relationship could be worse…

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15 Romantic Travel Gift Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Christmas is behind us, that New Year cheer is starting to fade, and what’s that poking its head around the corner? Oh, yep, there’s Valentine’s Day. Like Marmite, some people love it, some people hate it. Because I am sickeningly romantic and loved up, I fall into the former category. Whilst I don’t think that you need one day of the year to…

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Top 10 Travel Goals 2019: What I Want to Achieve

Over the past week, I am sure all of your social media feeds and email inboxes have been inundated with big plans, big ideas and a whole host of aims and targets from people who get too much of a thrill from the dawn of a new year. Well, I am afraid I am no exception. Today you will have to put up with some more dreamin’ cause I for one am…

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Four Years of Travel Blogging: Highlights and What I’ve Learnt

Four bloody years of Faraway Lucy! Who’d have thought it, eh? The exact date I sat down to write my first blog post (spoiler alert: it was only about 200 words and it basically comprised of me saying ‘hello’ to my non-existent readers) is unknown to me. But I do know that it was sometime in November 2014. Why? Because I’ve started…

Packing a Suitcase Like a Pro: My Top 10 Packing Tips

Packing a Suitcase Like a Pro: My Top 10 Packing Tips

It’s safe to say I’ve spent a fair portion of my life living from a suitcase, whether that’s going back and forth to and from university, visiting Gaz every month (#LDRproblems), studying abroad, or on weekend trips away. Over this time, I’ve had enough experience to master the art of packing a suitcase. This hopefully makes me the tiniest bit…

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An Introvert’s Guide to Group Travel

When I found out I’d be travelling around New Zealand for two months with a bunch of other students this summer, my first worries were not money, hostel living, homesickness or anything of the sort. My first worries were how the heck am I meant to be surrounded by people 24/7 for two months straight. Now for other people, this may seem baffling. Or perhaps to some, it is a dream…

New Zealand Packing List, What to Pack for Two Months in New Zealand's Winter

What to Pack for Two Months in New Zealand’s Winter

Planning a trip to New Zealand in winter, but not sure what you need to pack? I’ve put together this New Zealand Packing List to help you. Quite like the UK, where you can also experience the infamous “four seasons in one day”, New Zealand’s weather is temperamental all year round. This means you kind of need to pack for any weather…

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My 2018 Life/Travel/Blog Plans

Yes, it’s March and yes, it may be a tad late to be telling you about my plans for this year (personally I’d like to think I’m just fashionably late) but I’m writing this post because I’ve got some veeery exciting news to share with you! I’m talking so exciting that I might just burst if I don’t get it out of me anytime soon. On that note, I hope you enjoy this very self-indulgent post and if you don’t…

My Top 10 Personal Goals for 2018

My Top 10 Personal Goals for 2018

Whenever I discuss goals on my blog it always seems to be career/blogging/travel goals as opposed to the little ways I can improve myself as a person. The big career/etc type of goals are generally quantitative so it is easy to determine whether I have achieved them or not. I don’t tend to set personal goals because (without sounding too up my own arse), I think I’m pretty alright in…

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