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”

Gorgeous Gozo: the general guide

For anyone who doesn’t follow me on Instagram (you can here), I have ended up living in Gozo, Malta, for the past two months and plan on staying here indefinitely. There are many reasons I ended up coming here, and many reasons I ended up staying, but that is for a different blog post… ButContinue reading “Gorgeous Gozo: the general guide”

The Malaysia Series: #3 The Perhentian Islands

Welcome to the final part of the Malaysia series! Incase you missed the first two parts, #1 was all about Kuala Lumpur, and you can catch it here, and #2 was all about Penang, and you can read it here. Last summer I was able to spend a week and a half in Malaysia withContinue reading “The Malaysia Series: #3 The Perhentian Islands”

Mozambique: sun, sea and COVID-19 – PART 2

Welcome back to the blog! If you haven’t already read Part One of ‘Mozambique: sun, sea and COVID-19’ then you can reach it by clicking this link. It holds some essential information about my first experiences in Mozambique and what I found daily like to be like in Guinjata, giving the context for this post…Continue reading “Mozambique: sun, sea and COVID-19 – PART 2”

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”