Anyone who has travelled anywhere knows that things always work differently to home – sometimes a little bit, and sometimes a lot. When you are just passing through, you notice them, you might even have a little chuckle about them, but you tend not to be bothered too much by them – in fact, they generally add to the charm of being someplace else. It’s not until you spend some time somewhere, put down some roots and get a mailing address, that you really realise that you are properly not in Kansas anymore, Toto. After a while, you start to miss some stuff about home that you’ve never really thought much about before. Some of those things that work differently – some of them begin to grate. Sometimes a little bit, and sometimes a lot. But some of those things that seemed so strange at the beginning actually make more and more sense the deeper in you get.Read More
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Laura Fairbourn AKA the Grassroots Nomad is living the dream. An avid traveller, she has combined her passions for volunteering and slow travel and is currently gallivanting the globe, spending time immersing herself in local culture while volunteering with grassroots, community organisations. Aimée recently interrupted her Spanish studies in Xela, Guatemala to talk all things ethical travel.Read More
You know how I love a list! And this one wraps up two of my favourite things - travel and ethical living. There's some road-less-travelled offerings in there, and some from the Pacific too that particularly caught my interest (stay tuned for more about that in the coming months!).Read More