Elective 2017: so far so good

Hola everyone – I’m finally getting down to actually typing out a blog post of my elective experience so far! AND WHAT A GLORIOUS EXPERIENCE IT HAS BEEN! It hasn’t been smooth-sailing all the way, but when you’re on a (basically) a 4 month hiatus, you don’t expect smooth sailing. So let’s start from the […]

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Japan//Korea 2016: The Food Diaries

Only 6 months late!!!! You know what they say – better late than never. The vid below is basically a food journey through our Japan and Korea trip. I have captioned all that I remember – and not every single item we ate made it into the video (a.k.a. I didn’t remember to film it). Check […]

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Japan; Osaka

Getting to the end of my Japan trip photos and it’s definitely making me nostalgic. Next to tick off my bucket list in terms of Japan is sakura season….. But I digress! So, what’s up Osaka! We stayed in a really teeny tiny AirBnB in Osaka, and it was a little way off the beaten path, but that […]

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Japan; Kyoto

I was super excited to sit on the bullet train from Hakone to Kyoto. I was keeping my fingers crossed for a smoother ride, as I get motion sickness from time to time, however, Andie and I were still feeling pretty iffy for the entire train ride. Kyoto is an amazing city – I’d venture […]

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Tekapo

I’m just gonna leave you guys with a photoset of one of my favourite places on Earth .. (and yes, I know the photosphere isn’t the most perfectly stitched photo, but life isn’t perfect, and I like it.) xoxo

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Japan; pt 4

We made our way from Tokyo to Hakone via the RomanceCar Express from Shinjuku. It was pretty packed and we stood for most of the way. The layout of the train was maximised for looking at the scenery, rather than for maximising the amount of people it carried. We did it in a bit of a […]

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Japan; Tokyo Pt 2

The Tsukiji Fish Markets were a bit of a let down for me to be honest. I’m not entirely sure what I was expecting, but all I got were sweaty bodies, long queues and masses of tourists. I was well aware that it is a huge tourist attraction… but… there you go. We weren’t interested […]

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