The first 24 Hours after returning Home

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while but for some reason I’ve been putting it off. Maybe because after the initial 24 hours my thoughts and feelings changed so often that really I did not know what I was thinking. Travel really does change you and coming home is a shock to…

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Choosing happiness: I’m coming home!

As I write this i’m sat in a library in New Brighton near Christchurch in New Zealand. As I look outside the window I can  see waves crashing on a beautiful pristine beach and see the sunlight reflecting off the azure water. It’s hard to believe that nearly ten months has passed since I started…

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Ask Stephanie Anything! Part 1

A lot of people ask me various questions about my travels on Facebook and Twitter so I thought that answering the questions publicly would be a good way to help other people. After all if one person is thinking it surely someone else is! So here it goes! You can ask me any question you…

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One month of travel: Summary and review

  I can’t believe that I have been travelling for one whole month! At times it has been hard but for the majority of the time it has felt like one big holiday! I was waving my old life goodbye one month ago, leaving everything for the unknown. Parts of my trip have felt like…

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Pearls and Passports is on the road!

As I write this I have just arrived in my guest house in Sri Lanka after the journey from hell. Over 16 hours to get from my hotel in Dubai to this guesthouse! I loved Dubai and I can’t wait to write all about my experiences there! So far Sri Lanka has been a complete…

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Saying Goodbye

As I write this in exactly 48 hours time I will be high in the sky on a plane travelling to Dubai; the first stop on my big trip. I am so glad that I booked two weeks off work to prepare. Everyday has been filled with sorting my (many) possessions and completing little errands…

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