karensdestinationunknown brings you a quote for today 🙂 Continue reading Inspirational quote
Living off a diet of pasta, pasta, pasta and yet more pasta, I’ve learnt a lot about how to vary my pasta meals. Continue reading It’s all about pasta!
I am a self-funded traveller. This means that I pay for my travels and support myself when travelling, no one else pays for me to travel. And that includes everything I do while I travel. I don’t expect anyone to pay for me to be able to achieve my dreams when I know there are people still dreaming, thinking their dreams aren’t possible. This is why when it comes to charity travel or volunteer travel (voluntours, as it’s now becoming known as), I have a different range of opinions. Continue reading Charity Travel
In the UK, when you ask for water in a restaurant or a bar, as standard, you will get still water. Almost everywhere else, particularly in Europe, the standard is fizzy water. I don’t know why this is, but I do know I’m not a big fan of fizzy water. Continue reading Fizzy Water
Before I came to Argentina, I’d decided I wanted to learn how to dance Tango while here. It’s a dance that orginated in Argentina, and Buenos Aires in particular is famous for Tango. I’ve been in Buenos Aires for two weeks now, and so far I’ve had three Tango lessons. Continue reading I’ve been Tango’d!
I never thought I’d end up teaching, but when I came back from Australia almost a year ago I decided doing a TEFL course was a good idea as it would take me pretty much anywhere in the world. Continue reading First day nerves…
Travelling means you generally stay in hostels. Hostels generally mean room sharing, and this means bunk beds! Continue reading Bunk Beds
‘Do you ever get homesick?’, ‘Do you ever get homesick?’
The definition of homesick, according to dictionary.cambridge.org, is ‘unhappy because of being away from home for a long period’. Continue reading Homesick
Mar del Plata is a seaside city. It’s a place that not a lot of backpackers go to. I know this from two things. Continue reading Hidden Gem
karensdestinationunknown brings you a quote for the day, in both English AND Spanish! Continue reading Quote of the day