Dr.ofwhat Blog Wrap up: 2018

I have already published my adventure wrap up and PhD wrap up for 2018 and now it is time for the dr.ofwhat blog wrap up. Dr.ofwhat turned 2 during 2018 and as I have said so many times before I genuinely can’t believe how much this little blog has grown during this time. During 2018 this website received almost 14,500 […]

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Travelling to Soothe the Soul

  There weren’t many things that I knew I wanted to do after losing Jake. Literally all of my plans changed. They flipped completely upside down. Well, almost all of them. Perhaps the only two things I knew I wanted to do were finish my PhD, and to get away for a little while (well more accurately, get away as […]

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Update on “24 item Bucketlist for 24 years”

I made my Bucketlist when I turned 24 in October last year, and I am proud to say that I have been ‘walking the walk’ and have already ticked off 4 items (see below). Hopefully more can be achieved before my next Birthday!   Visit Iceland See a wild Orca Get better at surfing Write a book Present at a conference Go to a World Surf League event See a wild polar bear See the Northern Lights Visit Antarctica Get my diving certification Swim with whale sharks Publish my research Swim with manta rays Visit Uluru Be on TV Get better at snowboarding Visit Seattle See a wild blue whale Help create an ethical tourism organisation and/or work for one Live in New Zealand for a little while Do a van road trip See snow falling from the sky Visit Hawaii Get my PhD!

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City Profile- Reykjavik, Iceland

“Hipster is mainstream here” I was sooooooooo (infinite amount of o’s) excited to visit Iceland, and even though for this trip I was only spending five nights in the capital (Reykjavik), I was determined to fit as much in as possible. Although the capital, as there is only approximately 300,000 people living in Iceland, Reykjavik is not overly large. However, […]

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Iceland, seriously a dream.

Visiting Iceland was the number 1 item on my Bucketlist (see my full Bucketlist here). & I am happy to say that it exceeding expectations, immensely. Most places I travel to remind me of other places I’ve been, or places I’ve virtually been to (seen in movies or on TV). But Iceland is like no place I’ve ever been before. […]

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