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  • 10 Female Travel Icons

    In my last article I argued that travelling as a woman is a feminist act, because If men can travel more easily than women in many parts of the world, then inequality in free…

    March 23, 2016
  • Female Travel and Feminism

    So, I am a feminist and feminism is not a dirty word. Feminism just means equality. It means undoing thousands of years of oppression that hasn’t, contrary to popular belief, simply ended in the West.…

    March 10, 2016
  • Selfie Obsession: The Death of a Dolphin

    If there’s one issue that exemplifies the current narcissism of some humans around and about, it’s the perfectly edited selfie. Now, pictures are brilliant. They capture incredible moments, preserve memories and make people smile.…

    February 18, 2016
  • How to Volunteer Ethically

    Featured image credit: Brett Cole Photography – TOLFA, India Now that I’m thinking about a longer trip than originally planned, I want to cast my net wider than the one charity in Rajasthan (TOLFA)…

    February 4, 2016
  • Let’s Go Treasure Hunting

    For me, travel is a symptom of unrest. It’s the response to that feeling you get when you’re sitting in an office, staring out of the window at a grey concrete car park that’s…

    January 25, 2016
  • The Best Laid Plans of Mice and (Wo)men

    They do, in fact, often go awry. Over Christmas and New Year a few – well, three – things have happened. Firstly, I finalised my itinerary, which looked so beautiful I’m going to lay…

    January 17, 2016
  • Travel Plans: Are You Sure?

    This is a phrase I’ve heard a lot since I started telling people that I planned to travel to India by myself a few months ago. It’s usually accompanied by a raised skeptical eyebrow,…

    December 2, 2015