Nomadic Footsteps

Various musings, meanderings and wanderings of a nomadic dreamer

The Long Dark of a Highlands Winter

It’s not always sun, surf and sea for this digital nomad. Sometimes I crave more northerly climes – which is how I came to find myself in the Highlands of … Continue reading

February 12, 2016 · Leave a comment

Tips for Volunteering in a Backpacker Hostel

Are you thinking about working in a backpacker hostel? I’ve done quite a few jobs in budget accommodation, mostly through HelpX (in exchange for a bed and sometimes food too) so … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

What I Learned From my First Year as a Digital Nomad

A year is gone since I started this crazy ride called the digital nomad life. Here are the things I’ve learned.

July 31, 2015 · Leave a comment

We Need to Talk About Happy Pants

Ladies (and the occasional bloke), we need to talk about happy pants. It’s time we had a chat about a fashion plague currently spreading out across the world. Emanating from … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Travel Movies: Films That Make You Want to Hit the Road

Looking for a little travel inspiration? Or maybe a bit of escapism? I present to you my top ten films for those times when you find yourself struck down by wanderlust – … Continue reading

September 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Don’t be afraid to break the travel rules

There are some things you are just not meant to do when travelling, right? Don’t pack jeans. Don’t eat at KFC. Don’t go to the cinema. And solo female travellers… … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · 4 Comments

Disaster Tourism in Christchurch

This week I became a disaster tourist. I know that sounds bad – so please let me explain. I knew I wanted to go to Christchurch to see how the … Continue reading

September 26, 2014 · Leave a comment