Author: Janey Mae

Laos New Year The Songkran Survival Guide

Laos New Year The Songkran Survival Guide

Asian New Year. When I hear these words I think of Thailand, Water Pistols, Paint Powder or basically, the worlds biggest water fight. So when I got the email through reminding me that travelling to Laos in early April means Asian New Year. I thought, […]

Going Home After Two Years on the Road

Going Home After Two Years on the Road

Sitting in a hostel in Bangkok, making conversation with another solo backpacker as I have done a million times. This time though we are on different ends of our trip. Bangkok is his first stop and today. Well today is the day my two years of […]

Scuba Diving in Milford Sound

Scuba Diving in Milford Sound

After taking a year-long break from Scuba Diving and missing my certification by one dive; it was time to suit up and take the plunge – literally – back into the cold water. But this time, I wasn’t heading into the dark depths of the […]

Riding the overnight bus to Vientiane, Laos.

Riding the overnight bus to Vientiane, Laos.

The overnight bus to Vientiane is full. But this fact doesn’t stop the driver stopping, picking up new people and piling them on. When it’s not possible to squeeze anymore onto beds; foam mattresses piled with pillows, people and duvet are laid along the aisle. So desperate […]

New Zealands Best Hikes for Adventurers

New Zealands Best Hikes for Adventurers

Getting outdoors and into nature, the fresh air, the feeling of exploring is the best way to fully connect with a place. I love being in the mountains, hiking. Travelling the world only enhanced this passion. I found that hiking into the wilderness and getting […]

Dore Pass: Fiordlands Toughest Hike

Dore Pass: Fiordlands Toughest Hike

Blood, Sweat and yes, tears went into climbing Dore Pass in Fiordland, New Zealand. One of the most advanced climbs in Fiordland, we planned it last-minute. I did absolutely no planning for Dore Pass; But they say the best plan is no plan, right? Thankfully […]

A Year Traveling the World Alone…

A Year Traveling the World Alone…

To Awaken quite alone in a strange town is one of the most pleasantest sensations in the world ~ Freya Stark Traveling the world was always in the cards for me. I’m a dreamer. What I didn’t expect, was to be traveling the world alone. […]

Here’s to you Little Dreamer.

Here’s to you Little Dreamer.

Here’s to you little dreamer. Here’s to you little dreamer, wandering the world, following your passions as they come Living in the present, smiling, laughing and seemingly at ease. You are a positive energy that attracts people, you are never alone until you want to […]

3 Places to Disconnect In New Zealand’s North Island

3 Places to Disconnect In New Zealand’s North Island

“Disconnecting from our technology to reconnect with ourselves is absolutely essential for wisdom” ~ Arianna Huffington Do you ever get days where you just want to throw away your phone? Delete Facebook and all other social medias and just run away from the world for […]

Keeping Fit While Travelling

Keeping Fit While Travelling

You’ve saved your money, booked your plane ticket and you are just about finished packing your bags. You’ve quit the gym but packed your faithful running shoes and gym gear with the positive motivation you will be brave and run unfamiliar streets – it will […]


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