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Every now and again I post something which isn’t really expat life or travel tips or destinations! You can find all those posts here!

The 10 people who changed my life through travel… Mr Wanderlust

Would it surprise you to know that for our wedding, Mr Wanderlust and I named our wedding breakfast tables after significant places we had travelled to? Didn’t think so! Today is our wedding anniversary. Today marks 10 whole years since we got married and I can’t quite believe how the time has flown! I’ve got […] Read more…

People Who Changed My Life Through Travel - our entire gap year group in Quito Old Town

The 10 people who changed my life – Hillary

When I was 17 I decided, somewhat at the last minute, to take a gap year before heading to university. As part of my extreme gratefulness series, where I am writing to people who changed my life, I needed to write to a person who I haven’t seen since I finished my placement over 20 years […] Read more…

Reasons To Travel - the Wanderlust Family on the beach in Bali

15 perfect reasons to travel for Christmas

  I had writer’s block. Halfway through writing my post debating the existence of a normal expat Christmas I was stuck. Mr Wanderlust tried to help and suggested a different angle for the post. “Instead of writing about how our Christmases aren’t normal,” he said, “why not write about why we love travelling for the […] Read more…

Expat Mental Health - sunset in the Maldives

Expat mental health

Every now and again I sit down knowing there’s a post I want to write and having literally no idea how it’s going to go. And this is one of those posts. Today is World Mental Health Day and I’ve been waiting 364 days to write this. Last year I didn’t know it was World Mental […] Read more…

21 great ways to make friends as an expat

September is a busy month in the expat world. While all our friends at home are battling through the summer holidays, expats all over the world are packing their lives into boxes (I never knew the sound of packing tape could be a trigger lol), bidding farewell to whatever life they had enjoyed (or not) […] Read more…

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