The world’s best festivals to meet people

BBK Music Festival

As told by travel bloggers: It’s no secret that at just about any festival, you’re going to meet people. You’ll meet the ones who help you create fantastic memories, those pretending to know the bands, the ones that seem to have endless energy, those that have hidden talents, and those foreigners that will make you…

Obstacles – Sometimes We Get Beaten

  • Adventurous Alysha
  • July 26, 2017
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obstacles, sometimes we get beaten

“Is anyone here afraid of heights?” The instructor asked. Was I afraid of heights? I meekly put my hand up, because to be honest, I wasn’t sure. This year, in 2017, three years after being diagnosed with Generalised Anxiety and Panic disorder, an opportunity came up for a role in a dream job. It was…

Introducing Anxiety

  • Adventurous Alysha
  • July 5, 2017
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drowning in anxiety

Anxiety is ugly. It is a constant loop of irrationality. One that tells you you’re not good enough. For friendships, opportunities, love, and to go after what you truly want. It tells you no matter how hard you try you will never be better than you are today. It clouds all rational thinking in a thick,…

An Unwelcome Visitor

an unwelcome visitor

The first time I believe we met was in 2012. I was sitting in a room with friends as night fell, testing the limits of my 17-year-old self-confidence. You didn’t bother with small talk or half assed introductions. You didn’t want to ask how my day was or even tell me your name. You came…

My Journey Continued

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  • June 28, 2017
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My journey continued as friends of the family were getting married in early 2016. The wedding was in May, on Boracay Island, in the Philippines, and my family was going.  I jumped at the opportunity to see the Philippines, and had an incredible time with my Dad and brother. Sometimes challenging, and sometimes battling sickness,…

The Beginning

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  • June 28, 2017
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The beginning of my journey starts with the first time I set off outside of Australia on my own. I was freshly 18 and jumping on a plane to Bali, Indonesia, in December 2013. I’d love to say I dropped everything and flew at the opportunity with all I had but I’m just not that…