Amber’s Gallivanting Guide to Surviving Amsterdam

Just to be clear, I say ‘surviving Amsterdam’ coming from the perspective of someone who almost did not survive Amsterdam. *suspenseful music* Nah I’m kidding (ish), ya gal went to Amsterdam, so I thought I’d write a little guide for those thinking of going to Amsterdam, or going and in need of a little advice … More Amber’s Gallivanting Guide to Surviving Amsterdam

‘Finding Myself’

So I’m gonna take this moment to formally apologise for taking a minor blogging break with no warning in December (after saying I was gonna post loads)… I’ve been a busy gal… working 60 hour weeks over Christmas, trying to drag out my 23rd birthday celebrations as much as possible, drinking excessively… you know how … More ‘Finding Myself’

Day 6 & 7

The morning of day 6 was spent at the killing fields. And yes, it was as depressing as it sounds. The killing fields document the experience of over a million Cambodians who were murdered in by the Khmer Rouge regime during the late 70s. This includes tours of this place where mass graves were held … More Day 6 & 7

Day 5 continued…

So, I have A LOOOOT of diary type posts from when I was in South East Asia last year, so I thought, HEY… why not actually finish them off and post them! Great idea. So I thought I’d write up the posts and aim to post one every Friday or so. I left off half … More Day 5 continued…

Haiti 2015

So in January 2015, days after turning 19, I went to Haiti. The trip was about 10 days; a week actually in Haiti with a few days either side as a stop off in Miami. And it was an awesome experience. The trip was a medical one; providing care to locals, and creating medical records … More Haiti 2015

Day 5

Day 5 began with a hungover, made slightly worse by me falling through a chair, and then getting stuck there. My roommate, of course, still had a broken wrist and couldn’t help very much. After eventually freeing myself, and watching 3 or 4 blurry episodes of Sherlock with Chinese subtitles, I wandered into the town. … More Day 5