Why I Travelled Over 5000 Miles for a Job, But Quit The Next Day

Typical, just so typical of me. The taxi driver had to drop me off in Central Park  instead of the location of my new job in Leon, Nicaragua. Silly me for me to have forgotten to write down the actual address!! Well another thing, it’s not a real job per se, it’s what one could call a ‘work-for-stay’. The deal is that I work 25 hours … Continue reading Why I Travelled Over 5000 Miles for a Job, But Quit The Next Day

How £2 Taught Me My Biggest Life Lessons of 2016

So in 2016 I made a huge decision to quit my job and move to Nicaragua. This decision was met with mixed emotions as I watched people I knew back home purchase their first home, buy new cars and get big promotions at work. Meanwhile I’m 5400 miles from home, broke as hell, lonely and struggling to pin point any significant progress in my Spanish (which was the whole point of being moving in the first place). But the amount of personal growth I’ve made from being in Nicaragua has been more worthy than me being able to afford any car in the world! I just didn’t think it would have anything to do with C$70 cordoba (£2) haha. Continue reading How £2 Taught Me My Biggest Life Lessons of 2016

What started out as a momentary excuse had became a reality that would change everything

8.41am Tuesday 16th February It’s my first day back at work after several days of fun under the sun in Rio de Janeiro. I am in Dalston Kingsland station. Not my usual station, but Dalston junction is closed for the next 10 days. I’m cold but glad the train has finally arrived. Only to find that the train is so packed, even the tip of fingernail wouldn’t … Continue reading What started out as a momentary excuse had became a reality that would change everything