Shut Up And Go
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Travel pet peeve: That mid-flight moment when my headphones are in, neck pillow fastened, blanket cocoon-tight, animated children's movie ready to play... and I realize I have to pee.
When I travel, I tend to give myself some pretty set instructions: eat All The Food™️ in the name of research, don’t be scared to...
By Alyssa Perrott
February 13, 2019
4 min read
When I announced to friends and family that I’d be embarking on an early January trip to Portugal, their confusion – concern, even – was...
February 01, 2019
5 min read
Time flies when you’re eating bread. I recently passed the 6-month mark of living in Paris – the city of lights, love, and a metro...
January 21, 2019
8 min read
It all started with a bad cold, then some wheezing, then a mild asthma attack that a (*cough* careless) doctor passed off as a pollution-induced...
December 20, 2018
11 min read
Back in July, fresh off the plane and with 50 IKEA bookmarks saved in Safari, I moved into my new flat in Paris. Upon my...
December 10, 2018
7 min read
I was planning on naming this post ‘My ideal day in Paris,’ but to be honest, so many days here are ideal, and so different...
November 14, 2018
6 min read
To all the Australians out there, G’day. Mates. Honoured to count myself among you. Let’s share some fairy bread and take a shot for every...
November 06, 2018
It’s Halloween, and since I’m a sucker for sweet nostalgia, I’ve been reminiscing about nightmarish travel situations – so cute! I’m not talking about the...
October 31, 2018
I’d say about every second person who’s participated in a study abroad program (or any sort of long-term travel) has a story about a shady...
September 20, 2018
Do you hear that? The pitter-patter of footsteps in hallways? Coins being slotted into vending machines? Student reps conspiring over a cauldron to prepare humiliating...
September 11, 2018
The sun was setting on Manarola. Its hillside scatter of colourful buildings sparkled under the soft light, forming a picture-perfect panorama that immediately outshone (ha,...
September 03, 2018
For those of you who are sick of me harping on about France every week, today’s your lucky day! We’re heading all the way to...
August 06, 2018