Honeymooning in the Amazon, but make it romantic

Seeing my partner in his element reminded me of how different we are and how great that is.  

Problematic Travel Terms We Should Have Stopped Using Yesterday

I’ve had it with travel being described with lazy, cliché, and most importantly, problematic terms that carry colonialist or patronizing connotations. I’m not writing this so you stop using these terms, I’m writing this so we can think more about word choice and whether the diction we’re using actually means what we’re trying to convey. Not…

What I learned in my first week of self-isolation

Before the closure of borders, a total collapse of the global economy and a loose therapy session with a newspaper about being stranded in a pandemic ridden epicentre, I was living my best life. This time last month, I gave my family a tour of London on their visit. The following week, I was in Munich eating…

On an active volcano in Italy thinking about Trump

A day before my flight to Rome, my phone got stolen. I managed to get my hands on an old iPhone but it couldn’t download much (aka my folder of news apps). I didn’t even bother getting Twitter on it, I know, that’s drastic, but I felt so upset my phone was stolen, my heart…