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Why aren’t asian people fat??

It is true isn't it? I don't think I have ever seen an overweight asian in my entire life and yet having circumnavigated the globe I can officially say that they have the most flavoursome food in the whole world. Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Malaysian, Indonesian - the fusion of herbs and spices used to flavour… Continue reading Why aren’t asian people fat??

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I found my heart in San Francisco!

When I was last in San Francisco in 2010, I most definitely left my heart there. Coming back 9 years later I feel like I have re-claimed it again. San Francisco is ALWAYS going to be a place filled with emotion for me, it is the city where my brother lived, loved and lost his… Continue reading I found my heart in San Francisco!

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Dying Matters – So does living.

Today marks the start of Dying Matters awareness week, an annual event which takes place in May each year and opens up nationwide discussion of the very important but often taboo subject of death, dying and bereavement. If you haven't heard of this growing initiative before then take a look at the hashtag #dyingmatters this… Continue reading Dying Matters – So does living.

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It only takes one weirdo!!!

No save haven for children onboard MS Maasdam - One weirdo following and befriending our children, before inappropriately touching them. Of all the places in the world where I thought I might feel a little vulnerable or concerned about our safety, I wasn't expecting to experience it on a cruise ship. I'm not going to… Continue reading It only takes one weirdo!!!

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Reflecting on the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash. Flight Number ET302.

"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away" Today I woke up feeling incredibly blessed. I opened my eyes, opened the curtains of my balcony cabin aboard the 'Ovation of the Seas' and caught my first glimpse of Milford Sound - one of… Continue reading Reflecting on the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash. Flight Number ET302.

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Living the dream!

I sat beside the pool of our Kuala Lumpur hotel couple of days ago basking in the sunshine and thought to myself "ahhh finally I am living the dream" . Yet on reflection I found myself asking the question "well what actually is THE dream?" Possibly like many people, I always imagined that living the… Continue reading Living the dream!

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Travelling Solo and Dating Safely.

I, like millions of other people around the world have been shocked and horrified this week by the senseless death of Grace Millane, the 22 yr old british backpacker murdered in Auckland, New Zealand. A beautiful young woman, recently graduated from university and now setting out on the adventure of a lifetime to see the… Continue reading Travelling Solo and Dating Safely.