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July 11, 2018

Living consciously isn’t only for green-nerds and it isn’t as difficult and mundane as you may be thinking. Although I don’t live a plastic-free lifestyle and my thumb could be a lot “greener”, I do make a conscious effort to live a life that is eco-friendly, sustainab...

July 5, 2018

I was working as a Marine Biologist at a luxury resort in Maldives when I visited Thilafushi. 

This garbage island has been on fire for 27 years!

Along with fellow Marine Biologist Kylie Merritt & Maldivian Dive Master Haisham Rasheed, we took the work ferry and then a...

May 30, 2018

I live in Coral Bay on the Ningaloo Reef. My little caravan-park style house can be found surrounded by other matching caravan-park style houses in Pleasant Ville (yes real name). All 38 houses are built using the exact same housing plan, look sickly white & all have m...

April 11, 2018

Life can be a fickle thing and it really is what you make it. Some days are filled with bright shining rainbows, cheesie grins and love that warms your heart. But other days can drown you with change and can leave your life spinning out of control. 

For me, the month of...

March 24, 2018

If settling for a vacation in the glitzy-glam tourist district of Cancun isn’t your thing, here is the Yucatan Peninsula for the more adventurous soul. Snorkel with whale sharks, scuba dive in cenotes, ancient pyramids without the crowds and Mayan handicraft.

There’s mo...

February 11, 2018

Breaking into the field of Marine Biology as a recent grad can be daunting and you’ll likely encounter many rejections. “Sorry you don’t have enough experience” is an over-used phrase that will hold you back on getting your lucky first job. But how do you break the cyc...

February 7, 2018

It wasn't until I crewed on a yacht that I really noticed my direct impact on the environment I live in. 

I was hostess & 2nd mate on a brand spanking new privately-owned 56ft Lagoon catamaran between the Bahamas and the US. The only cleaning practice I had was cleaning...

September 1, 2017

Dominican Republic is the home of the all-inclusive package vacations. All day massages, eating at the buffet until your tummy hurts, clear turquoise infinity pools and cocktails made right under your nose. But if the price tag hurts your bank account, have you ever th...

August 3, 2017

Is Facebook a serial time-waster or a invaluable tool to stay connected?

Apart from clogging up my brain with useless information and advertising, it is a serial time-waster. A quick check of newsfeed and 5 youtube videos, 2 wellbeing blog posts and the reason why Trump...

March 27, 2017

It can be challenging trying to be an eco-traveler when you carry everything you own in one single bag that lives on your back. But traveling sustainably doesn’t have to be heavy, complicated or time consuming.

Simple everyday things can make a difference to the local e...

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I’m Hannah. Welcome to my blog, where I write honest stories, advice & inspiration from the time I've spent as a traveling marine biologist.



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