Fast fashion: the slow goodbye

My name is Ailsa, and I used to be what you might call a shopaholic. I estimate that I bought on average two or three new items of clothing a month (maybe that sounds like a lot and maybe it doesn't, but for me I definitely didn't need that much). I expertly transformed every want... Continue Reading →

Going Green: the Domino Effect

Bonne annΓ©e 2018, readers of Salut Le Monde! The travelling adventures are over, and I'm taking my blog in a new direction: on the journey to living as sustainably as I can. If that interests you in any way, if you are also somewhere along this bumpy road, looking for inspiration, or a place to... Continue Reading →

A voyage in Vietnam

The capital city Hanoi in north Vietnam was a shock to the senses after 5 days in sleepy Laos: crossing the road requires 360 degree peripheral vision and nerves of steel as you make eye contact with cars and scooters revving towards you, said cars and scooters beep their horn for seemingly every movement, and... Continue Reading →

Goodbye NZ!

We left Rona, Dave, and Rufus at 4.45am this morning. The tears in the taxi eventually stopped, re-started in the check-in queue, and were set off again somewhere over central Australia. Although we are on our way to Bangkok for 5 weeks of exciting travels, I admit my heart is still in New Zealand with... Continue Reading →

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