Rethink Your Wardrobe: Sustainable Fashion on a Budget

Just a couple of weeks ago it was Fashion Revolution Week, a week that marks the anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory disaster and encourages people to demand change within the fashion industry by asking brands #whomademyclothes. Throughout the week I posted on instagram my ethical outfits of the day (click here to see them). … Continue reading Rethink Your Wardrobe: Sustainable Fashion on a Budget

New adventure. New challenges.

It's now been nearly two weeks since we landed in Sydney. Those two weeks have been a complete whirlwind. Rob's started a new job, we've moved into a flat and I start a new job tomorrow. From living on the road to where we are now has been just what we needed, however it also … Continue reading New adventure. New challenges.

10 Sustainable Stocking Fillers For Travellers

I'm not sure how it's happened but December is actually here, which means Christmas is just round the corner. For me, this year will be very different. It'll be my first ever Christmas away from home and family as we'll be spending it in Sri Lanka, replacing Turkey and trimmings for a veggie curry and … Continue reading 10 Sustainable Stocking Fillers For Travellers

Japan: Po-zuing Around

Often in Japan it's custom to take your shoes off when entering a hostel, restaurant or temple. Not all places offer slippers. For that reason I've avoided wearing sandals (needing socks and still not convinced on the sock-sandal combo!!), meaning that for the last 15 days straight I've been wearing my Po-zu hi-tops. I've been … Continue reading Japan: Po-zuing Around

IWD – volume 1

On Thursday 8th March it is International Women's Day (IWD) and tomorrow is the March 4 Women in London. As I can no longer make the March (cheers Beast from the East...) I've decided to pay homage through a series of blog posts. VOLUME 1 Last year on IWD I made a #beboldforchange pledge to buy from … Continue reading IWD – volume 1

Walking free: Vivobarefoot

Firstly, I apologise that it has nearly been a whole month since my last post. I've been very preoccupied with work, party planning (I got engaged!!!) and travel research, but I've now got my head around it and I'm back in the blogging game. Before Christmas I invested in a new pair of walking boots … Continue reading Walking free: Vivobarefoot

Turtle Doves: recycled cashmere

Turtle Doves is a British brand that buys woollen items from charity shops and turns them into new products. This is great for so many reasons and their story of success is inspiring. Turtle Doves started very small but now employs over 20 people, including ex-Laura Ashley seamstresses whose jobs disappeared when production was moved to … Continue reading Turtle Doves: recycled cashmere