Hens Blog

Whale Watching in Brisbane

One of the best things about travelling, apart from food of course, is being able to witness wildlife that you may never get to see in your home country. Growing up I always had a strong desire to see whales in the wild and detested the cruel corporations, such as Seaworld, that captured and used…

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Memories

3rd of July 2020, Valencia, Spain. It is summer, it is the time of the year again, where we sweat without doing anything, we suffer from the overwhelming summer heat, we miss the rain, that we hated so much at the beginning of this year – again we are in the Valencian summer time. I…

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Pai: A turning point

When I think back to my time in Pai, I think about the dense green jungles and a skyline of mountains in the back drop. I think about fresh mango shakes from the night market and the easy-going feeling of not really wanting to do much. A sleepy little hippy town where moving slowly is…

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Volunteering at Elephant Nature Park

The week I spent at ENP was THE most wonderful and rewarding experience of my life. It was also extremely hard, mentally. My eyes were opened to the cruelty and suffering the Asian elephant undergoes, merely for the sake of tourism. I was shown footage of baby elephants undergoing the appalling process of Phajaan, being…

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Dealing with Covid-19 travel restrictions

Are you tearing your hair out not being able to travel? It’s currently a strange place we live in when a trip to the supermarket becomes the highlight of our week, that’s for sure. Whilst we all appreciate that we need to adhere to isolation rules in order to get the world back to ‘normal’,…

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