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2017 Liebster Award

2017 Liebster Award

I first heard about the Liebster Award about a year ago and I thought to myself, how do I get one of those? Well my prayers have been answered by A Side of Sunsets!   Any award that’s given peer-to-peer, encouraging bloggers to make friends is a positive thing, but there’s quite a variety of rules and guidelines over what to do once you’ve been nominated but since this one offers the chance to win a Go Pro and has the word…

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How Travel Kick-Started my Career

How Travel Kick-Started my Career

(Sorry guys, it’s an essay – but it’s a good essay! Happy reading!) “Of all the interns that we’ve had so far, I still consider you the most intelligent. And with your very efficient work style I know you will do well in your life.” Innes Brunn. Picture this, you’re freaking out as your dissertation is due marking the end of university days. The ripest of your class have secured graduate programmes, while you face the prospect of returning to…

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Why I won’t become a digital nomad (probably)

Why I won’t become a digital nomad (probably)

Disclaimer: As envious as I might become of those who live the digital-suitcase lifestyle, I know that digital nomadery isn’t for me. So this isn’t a I-hate-digital-nomads rant (I actually really admire you), but rather a fresh perspective on how you don’t have to be a digital nomad to achieve ‘success’. Right now, I’m in an office. With miserable company, an uncomfortable chair and a longing for my bed. But I also sit here with a fire burning in the…

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Say NO to the big red bus!

Say NO to the big red bus!

So, this is a little bug bear of mine and you might not be on board, but I’mma sock it to you anyway. I was recently approached by a friend to recount my experiences in Budapest, where I gave numerous suggestions over landmarks and restaurants they should definitely visit and they came back with – ‘and we’ve booked a day on the hop-on-hop-off bus’. Romeo done. What I really wanted to say was: STAY AWAY FROM THE BIG RED MONEY-GRABBING…

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