My next destination

published

My mug Dreams can come true © Emma Sparks

2012 was a pretty epic year. Within the space of 12 months I managed to haul my sorry unemployed bum to London, score myself a dream internship at My Destination, transform said internship into my dream job, move houses twice, go on my first press trip (to Sweden), and win myself a trip to Thailand.

Pretty sweet huh? It gets even better…

This time last year - I had been back from travelling for two weeks. I was a whole new person; completely and utterly refreshed, I had returned with a happy glow and an attitude to match. But I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life. If you had told me then that January 2013 would see me working for LONELY PLANET - I would have laughed in your face.

And now I really am laughing, having bagged myself a role as Online Content Producer in the London LP offices. The role isn’t quite as glamorous as it sounds, but foot in the door much? It’s exciting. It’s overwhelming. It’s a teensy bit scary. But it’s really happening.

Bring it on!

You might also like…

Go green: my eco-friendly travel tips

Update: three months on the road

Update: two months on the road

Review: the Mayan Trail tour with G Adventures

Update: one month on the road

The next big trip is nigh...

10 reasons to travel on the Eurostar

My top 5 travel romances

Eat, pray, love – but not necessarily in that order

Five reasons London hates me

Mind over melanin