Hot’ Horse Burgers in Slovenia

When the rest of the world went into an international hissy fit over traces of horse DNA in burgers, I can only assume that the Slovenian’s reactions was something along the lines of: “What’s the big deal? It’s only a little horse meat.” Though it is rarely purchased due to the fact that it is…

“Of Course You’re Going To Slovenia”

“Of course you’re going to Slovenia.” Said with a sigh, shrug of the shoulders and a quick roll of his eyes, my friend Dave stood in my room inquiring as to where exactly I was off to the next day. We met two years ago in Vietnam, and ever since his newsfeed has had a…

The In’s and Out’s of Cusco’s San Pedro Market.

I’ve touched on the San Pedro Market in Cusco a few times before, in particular mentioning all the weird and wonderful products you can obtain there. The most popular section, for both locals and curious tourists, is the ‘Innards’. Here is a little insight into what exactly you can find hanging on hooks and spread…

18 Life Lessons Learned From Traveling The World

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
kokorowashinjin I never thought I would still be nomadic. My original round-the-world trip was only supposed to last one year before I went back home, found a “real” job, settled down, and by now, be married, have a house, 2.5 children, and complain about my retirement fund to my friends.…

Coca Leaf Tea

In a recent post about my experience chewing coca leaves while in Peru, I mentioned how readily available these leaves are, being able to pick them up at any small grocery store for next to nothing. However, there is another way which the Peruvians like to get the full effects that these infamous leaves, and…

The Best Vietnamese In London

In Canada Water, London, there is car park which acts predominately for a randomly placed movie theatre, and next to the theatre is a Pizza Hut. Way across the other side of the large concreted area is a gated brick building. This is Cafe East, the best Vietnamese in London. And if you manage to…

Chewing Coca Leaves In Peru

For anyone who has ever heard about or looked into Peru, I’m sure you are aware of the coca leaf. If not it is the leaf of a coca tree and the raw product from which the drug cocaine is produced, and within the borders of Peru it is 100% legal. In leaf form I…

A ‘Totally Sweet’ Vietnamese Ice Coffee

Fact: in 2008 Starbucks closed 61 out of it’s 85 stores in Australia. Why? Because we are picky, and we know good coffee. ‘But Clare, Starbucks has the best coffee!’ If you are saying this, you either live in North America or the UK. In which case, you probably also don’t know the definition of…

Is this the greatest picture I have ever taken? – I think yes.

Disneyland really is the happiest place on earth, and why? Because no matter what generation you are from, no matter what Disney stories and characters you grew up with, at Disneyland you can relive it all over again! You can get excited to ride the rides. You an eat as much fairy floss as you…

Coachella 2013

I have been a little slack on my writing lately, down mainly to being quite busy in the real world at the moment, so a quick little photo stream of my Coachella 2013 weekend. An amazing experience, where I saw some incredible live music, met plenty of unique people and made some friends along the…

Clare in Vietnam

Exactly 2 years, 1 month and 10 days ago I was woken up by the rest of my household creeping into my room with a camera and saying; “Claaaaaarrrreeee…wake up Claaaaare!” It was my nineteenth birthday. After plenty of ‘happy birthdays’ and photos of me having just woken up (for what I can only imagine…

Do I Look Okay In This?

If you leave me alone on a floating island in the middle of Lake Titicaca with a bunch of locals, this will subsequently happen…