Why quitting my job was the easiest decision I’ve ever made

For a lot of people, the decision to quit their job to travel the world is pretty darn scary. I get it. Quitting your job is a big deal. “I quit.” By uttering these two short words, you’re turning your life on its head. You’re giving up your source of steady... read more

Paris in photos: The Catacombs

I love Paris. It’s an intoxicating city. So effortlessly chic and stylish, much like its inhabitants. I came near to moving there earlier this year. It would have put traveling plans into disarray but, for Paris, I think I might have done it. Since the job fell... read more

I bought flights for my RTW trip!!!!

“I’m going to buy them. OK?” I say to my boyfriend over Skype. It’s 11am in the UK, but he’s in Montreal and it’s only just 8am – horrifically early for a Sunday. He hasn’t had coffee yet and wasn’t expecting a Skype wake-up call, especially not one from someone as... read more

Top 10 Conferences for Travel Bloggers

Working as a writer in digital media, I’ve been to a fair few conferences. I love a good conference. There’s something about jamming a load of creative minds in a room and giving them a microphone – it’s exciting, and rife with opportunities to learn something new. As... read more

Best credit card for travel for UK residents

It’s been a bit quiet here on the blog. I’ve been busy beavering away on my freelance website. Oh, and went on a wee jaunt to Paris and Madrid. More on both these to come! Anyway, back to credit cards… I’ve avoided getting a credit card for a long... read more

Medieval jousting in the British Countryside

Remember how I said I was getting pretty bored about living in sleepy-town England? Well, that’s not changed. But my mission to make the most of non-city living by finding fun, extra British countryside things to do is just about keeping me sane. Next up a spot... read more

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charlie claxton

Hi there! I'm Charlie, a writer from the UK who can't stay still for long. I'm a backpacker and serial expat who's lived on three continents. But the greatest adventure is yet to come... in January 2015 I'll be trading in my desk job for a location independent career on the road, all while exploring the world.

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