How to Keep Your Hair Healthy When Travelling

How to Keep Your Hair Healthy When Travelling

Ever come back from travelling and realise your hair is a tangled, knotty, dry mess? That was my LIFE during my years abroad. Luckily, with lots of trial and error, I've figured out some low ways to ensure my hair isn't fried by the time I'm returning home. It may seem a little extra and [...]

Why Language Immersion is Something Everyone Should Do

Why Language Immersion is Something Everyone Should Do

About a year ago, I was studying Chinese in Kunming, China. To be honest, I went there kicking and screaming. I wasn't too excited about spending 2 months in a single location (first world problem- I know), I didn't really want to be learning Chinese, and I had no idea I'd end up absolutely LOVING [...]

Healthy Lifestyle Habits for Travellers

Healthy Lifestyle Habits for Travellers

When at home, where we have the comfort of routines and schedules, it’s easy to have a healthy lifestyle. When travelling, however, our mental and physical health can often be compromised! I spent two years of my life on the road, and during those years, I had to find a way to incorporate some healthy [...]

How to Travel As a Student

How to Travel As a Student

I'm a student, and I've travelled to 41 countries. While some of it has come from living abroad, a LOT of travel has been done as a student. It's possible to travel as a full-time student; I actually think its the best time to travel for a variety of reasons- you're still figuring out the [...]

My 2018 Travel Plans

My 2018 Travel Plans

Happy Friday, friends! I'm bringing it back to the old days of Unexpected Occurrence, where I would sit down and write about whatever adventure I just had, what mishaps occurred, and what I was thinking, as if we were sitting down and having coffee. I miss blogging like that. What I'm Doing in 2018 I'm [...]

unexpected wanderlust: the 9 travel instagrammers you NEED to be following

unexpected wanderlust: the 9 travel instagrammers you NEED to be following

Instagram is my favourite source of travel inspiration. Bright colours, great images, and inspiring captions can all be found here. Over my hours on social media, I found 8 accounts that never fail to inspire me. Here they are! Annapurna Mellor I came across Annapurna's Instagram about two years ago and have been in love [...]

unexpected wanderlust watchlist (6)

unexpected wanderlust watchlist (6)

Happy December, friends! It's nearly exam time, and BOY, have I been lusting after some places to escape to. Scotland has been exciting and lovely, but really cold! Like, REALLY cold. These places, though some do experience winter, would still be a great winter escape for me. I've actually been to every single one of the [...]

unexpected fitness: how I got into the best shape of my life while travelling

unexpected fitness: how I got into the best shape of my life while travelling

The healthiest I’ve ever been has been while traveling. What?! I know, it’s not the usual. Most of my recent life has been on the road, so this wasn’t necessarily a bad thing. I’ve settled down a bit now, and I’m trying to incorporate my healthy travel habits into my life here. I wrote a [...]

unexpected wanderlust watchlist (4)

unexpected wanderlust watchlist (4)

Hello hello! Another month, another wanderlust watchlist! For those of you new to Unexpected Occurrence, Wanderlust Watchlist is a monthly series I do, in which I share three different destinations that have caught my eye! Sometimes it features places you guys have shared with me, so leave a comment with where you're lusting after. Maybe [...]

unexpected dreams: fitness vacation

unexpected dreams: fitness vacation

Let's talk about some wanderlust! Fitness and travel are two things that I'd absolutely love to intertwine. While possible, I'll admit, it's not the easiest thing to do. Enter the concept of a dream fitness vacation. I recently came across Tommy John, who is currently promoting their "Go Anywhere" line with a mission to make [...]