Deepawali Festival, India

There are times when you experience something incredible. Something so unique, so overwhelming… Something that’s so different to your past experiences that it makes your body tingle and the hairs stand up on your neck as you watch on in awe. Your senses are so Read More …

Is Creativity Dangerous?

Do you need to be messed up to be creative? Do you need to endure some form of suffering before you can really express yourself ‘creatively?’ Look at some of the great artists and you will find they were all nutters. Salvador Dali, Vincent Van Gough, Picasso… Read More …

Why can’t I hold the things I love?

What happened to my physical world? My study room was full of the things I love. Records with their scratchy sound, followed by CDs that I could stack in towers of musical categorisation. I had photos on the wall and in albums that reflect my life. Read More …

From tourist to resident: Daily life in Manila

We’re all tourists. Not all the time. However, most of us have several moments in life where we become the tourist. It may be in a faraway country and culture that makes you dizzy with exotic sights, sounds and smells. Or, it may be somewhere Read More …

Is a New Year really a fresh start?

I felt the earth shift down a celestial gear and grind to a slower spin on New Years Eve. A lethargic, final end to a long orbit of the Sun as if to delay the New Year. I felt as though 2015 hadn’t yet finished with me. Minutes Read More …

Ancient Kanchipuram, India: Mini Gallery

Ancient Kanchipuram, or ‘Kanchi’ as known by locals, is an ancient site full of incredible temples, mystery and deep South Indian culture and tradition. Only a few hours drive from Chennai in Tamil Nadu, a day trip to Kanchi is an incredible experience that’s hard Read More …

Podcast Episode 2: Interview (and beer) With an Expat

This is the second podcast from roadlesstravelled.me! In this episode, I interview Brenden Brain. Is moving to another country worth the risk? Do the advantages of living in Southeast Asia outweigh the disadvantages? Can I live the freelancer life and work from home? I get Read More …