Why Is My Plane Late: The Problem With Using Dating Apps Whilst Travelling

I’m not a huge advocate for using dating apps as your main social tool when abroad, but I do recommend that solo travellers should try going on at least one date when visiting somewhere temporarily. There’s something oddly beautiful about going on a date with someone and knowing you will probably never see them again. … Continue reading Why Is My Plane Late: The Problem With Using Dating Apps Whilst Travelling

Falando Português: Does Moving Abroad Make Language Acquisition Easier?

“Tô tão sozinho, Sozinho mesmo, Meu único amigo, É um cachorro de pelucia Moro em Lisboa, Mas não gosto de Lisboa, Quero uma nova vida No Peru, na Indonésia ou na Grécia – ‘Um Fado’ de Ian R Close Above is a fado I created to describe loneliness and dreams of where I would like … Continue reading Falando Português: Does Moving Abroad Make Language Acquisition Easier?

Gentrification and you: how to be a great addition to your new community

Oh hey! So you’re moving to a new city because it’s cheap and you want some money that isn’t going to a landlord or cereal café? Nice. You are one of thousands of young people making the, admittedly sensible, decision to abandon overpriced cities for life as the Monarch of Ubud. Sadly, I have some … Continue reading Gentrification and you: how to be a great addition to your new community