Entries by Leah Cole

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Am I in love already?

Am I in love already? Yes yes and one big fat yes. Wait? With a guy? Pffft. Don’t be silly. Despite meeting a couple of awesome guys where there has been a connection. Unfortunately, no love there. North of Thailand, 3 hours up from Chiang Mai, up in the mountains lies Pai. Backpackers paradise. Stoners […]

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The truth about solo travel

Solo travel? Impossible. We live in a world with billions of people. 8/10 people are travelling completely alone. Exactly the same as me. One rucksack and a passion to explore. Some for less then a month, and some for as long as they can. Travelling isn’t something you do. It’s a lifestyle. When you’re at […]

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Why I blog.

Why do you do this? What’s it for? What do you get for it? No I don’t get paid. Yes I love it. I don’t have to do it and I gain a lot from it. simple. It’s more a question of, why wouldn’t I blog?   It all started when a very good group of […]

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9 things you should take interrailing.

We all have those personal belongings we like to take travelling with us. Ideally, we want to take everything however we know this isn’t possible. Picking the right things can be difficult but here is my list of things I feel you 100% should take when backpacking Europe. Ipod/Music device This is so important to […]

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GoPro Hero review

After thinking what I could get, without blowing too much cash, to capture photos & videos a little better than an Iphone, I came across the magnificent world of GoPro. The last couple of years GoPro has now found it’s way into most travellers backpacks. Known for being a small, easy, wide lense, fast paced […]

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Am I scared?

Are you not scared? You must be brave! What if?   I thought about writing this blog for a while, what encouraged me was when people started to question about how I felt. Friends, family, strangers who I would speak to seemed to express modest concern to the trip. You know it can dangerous, what […]

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Affordability

So the biggest question I get is, ‘How do you afford this?’ Lets get one thing straight, priotiries. What you spend your money on is entirely up to you. Whether it’s car insurance, protien and gym supliments, trainers, makeup, fine dining, cigarettes or a messy weekend on the town. I spend my money on flights […]

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My top 8 best travel tips

Don’t feel silly. Travelling isn’t always the most luxurorious experience. Sitting on planes or trains for hours isnt always the most comftable experiance. When I left for Europe I felt silly with this humongous rucksack on my back. This ridiculously giant bright blue ugly bag that was bigger than me. When I didn’t have that […]

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Where am I heading next?

November this year, I have a one way flight to Bangkok, Thailand. I will backpacking South East Asia for around 6 months. Visiting Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Loas and Singapore and hopefully helping organizations working with wildlife, children, communities and more! I will travelling alone with my backpack and GoPro and I cannot wait! Finally, I […]

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12 Steps to planning a big trip

I am currently preparing for my big trip in November. I fly straight to Thailand to travel South East Asia followed by a year in Australia. Find out more about my trip here by clicking here! ‘Where am I heading next?’ Are you planning on going somewhere for a long period time? Want to travel […]