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Best 2016 Blog Posts – Share Yours!

2016 is coming to an end. It’s been an exciting year for me full of travel and excitement. I have been Blogging for a while now so I wanted to share with you some of my best 2016 blog posts from this year. Why not share yours in the comments bellow. Best 2016 Posts: 5 Fears Travelling As A Lesbian Couple It’s normal to be apprehensive before embarking on an around the world trip. We naturally worry about the unknown. Especially if you are travelling as a lesbian couple. For everyone and anyone the world can be a scary place… (Read More) Our First Week In New Zealand When we arrived in New Zealand a sense of home washed over us. It was “bloody” freezing, we finally had traffic lights and we could potentially communicate with whomever passed us by. Beth’s family friend Bec picked us up from the airport which added to the homely feel… (Read More) That Time I Lost My Mind And Did A Skydive In Taupo You may have heard that New Zealand …

Why I Started Blogging

Why I Started Blogging

I first started a blog many years ago; which I deleted. I was young and looking back it was dreadful. A few years later I began another on wordpress. I kept this blog up for a few years. I wasn’t an avid blogger, but I had some followers (I guess). However, I always wanted to start my own self-hosted site, I wanted to take blogging a little more seriously. After I quit my job to travel the world I decided to take the plunge and fork out some money for my own domain name. Curiousjessie.com was born. So I started blogging about my travels. Along side sharing my adventure with the world I also blog for other different reasons. Here are few reasons why I started blogging: Blogging is a great way for me to practice my writing (my grammar can sometimes be awful). I studied Journalism at university and writing is something I wanted to scrub up on. I also wanted to develop my own voice. I’m extremely envious of those who have a …