Things I have learnt because I moved to a new country

I’ll be honest, I couldn’t come up with a witty or fun title, so this title literally explains what this post is about. I was walking home from work last night (I currently work in a restaurant in Marsalforn, for those of you who don’t know), and I was all of a sudden very reflectiveContinue reading “Things I have learnt because I moved to a new country”

8 Reasons to do a TEFL

After I graduated university, I had the dream of travelling for as long as I possibly could. So, I tried to make it a reality. I spent 6 months working my bottom off in England, adding to the savings I had already accumulated, and planned my next trip. But, there was a slight spanner inContinue reading “8 Reasons to do a TEFL”

The Travel Buddy Guide: who to travel with and why

Travelling is something that can be experienced in so many ways; location, duration, company and so many other factors affect your experience of travelling for better or for worse! For some people, travelling alone can seem the most daunting prospect, and for others the thought of having someone with them seems like the most terribleContinue reading “The Travel Buddy Guide: who to travel with and why”

The Malaysia Series: #2 Penang

Last summer I was lucky enough to spend a week and a half in Malaysia with my best friend just before we graduated. If you haven’t read the first part of the Malaysia series, you can catch it here, in a post all about Kuala Lumpur! After our time in KL we had received adviceContinue reading “The Malaysia Series: #2 Penang”

Mozambique: sun, sea and COVID-19 – PART 1

If you’ve read my About Me page, you’ll know that I graduated last year with the intention of travelling in 2020. I spent 6 months working my little bottom off, regularly doing 50+ hour weeks and running the Christmas period for the pub I was working in, and saved up so I could jet off,Continue reading “Mozambique: sun, sea and COVID-19 – PART 1”

The Travel Blog Begins

Welcome to thisgingertravels the blog! Thank you to everyone who is here from Instagram. It’s been just over two weeks since I set up @thisgingertravels and I’ve somehow managed to convince 1000 of you to follow me, so thank you. I thought I would start by saying hello and introducing myself: I’m Amy, I’m 23Continue reading “The Travel Blog Begins”