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Graduates in Wonderland by Jessica Pan & Rachel Kapelke-Dale

I bought this ages ago and finally got round to reading it this week. The book is made up of a series of emails between University friends Jess and Rachel. After Graduating from Brown University Rachel moves to New York and Jess jets off to Beijing. You follow their lives for three years as they… Continue reading Graduates in Wonderland by Jessica Pan & Rachel Kapelke-Dale

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A Year Without Makeup: Tales of a 20-something traveller by Stephanie Yoder

That’s the thing right? While your twenties are tough and emotionally exhausting, they are also pretty intense, fun and awesome. That’s the reason I’m so keen on people travelling in their twenties. It’s such an intense time, when you learn so much about yourself, and travel just accelerates the process. This quick and easy to… Continue reading A Year Without Makeup: Tales of a 20-something traveller by Stephanie Yoder

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The Lonely Hearts Travel Club. Destination: Thailand, by Katy Colins

This book was sold to me as “the backpacking Bridget Jones” and boy did it live up to that expectation. Watching Georgia transition through this book from a newly-dumped, barely coping young woman to an independent savvy traveller was both wonderful and inspirational. If she can manage to backpack her way through Asia, anyone can! I spent my fair… Continue reading The Lonely Hearts Travel Club. Destination: Thailand, by Katy Colins