SmashedCompass is finding that secret cove, stumbling across a hidden night market or discovering an unexpected view through the trees. Trying to see everything with fresh eyes and absorbing every moment – allowing yourself to live in the present.
Every week expect stories about disastrous journeys, new friends, suspicious food, beautiful places, awkward social exchanges and being on the road. I’d love to hear your experiences too, so get in touch (hit the ‘Find Me’ button above). I also love a good book and watching movies, so feel free to recommend any you’ve enjoyed!
Being lost has never been so much fun!
A little about me:
If I could be anywhere it’d be the coast. Give me rocky coves, big waves, sandy shores or the quientessial seaside resort – I love them all. Asides from my fascination with all things nautical, I am addicted to backpacking and meeting new faces. I’m afraid I’m one of those irritating people who strike up conversation with you when you’re sitting on a train. I always throw myself at adventure/water sports when I’m away, and I never tell my family anything until I’m home and alive enough to recount my tales of dodgy bus rides and deadly animals. My proudest moment was leading my fundraising team to Machu Picchu last year having raising £50,000 for the wonderful startup charity Dig Deep Africa, and watching the sunrise over the glorious Inca ruins with our bodies steaming.