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Hello, I’m Melissa!

Travel Enthusiast, Content Creator & Sun Seeker Extraordinaire!

I love a good matcha latte, am obsessed with hats and love to learn everything I can about the incredible countries that I visit along my travels. 

In 2018 I took the leap and switched my London lifestyle for continuous adventures abroad!

What's My Story?

Glad You Asked!

It all started in 2018, when I packed up my London apartment and switched the creature comforts of my city life for a nomadic life on the road! 

I packed my bags, bought a second-hand camera and a WordPress site and Voila! – Girl Around the World was born!

It may sound like a crazy thing to do, but it’s the best leap of faith I have ever taken.

Melissa with her hands in the air while an airplane flies over her in Mai Khao Beach Phuket

Who Am I?

What About My Team?


Owner and Creator


Content Manager


Social Media Assistant


Personal Assistant




Content Manager


Social Media Assistant


Personal Assistant

Let's Play 15 Questions!

1. Name?


2. Nickname?

Actually, people usually just call me Melissa.

3. Where Are You From?

I’m from the UK – London, Baby!

4. Three words I use to describe myself:

Curious, Smiley, Energetic.

5. How many countries have you visited so far?

I’ve been travelling since I was a kiddo, so I’m currently on 72!

6. What’s your favourite country that you have visited?

I absolutely loved visiting Jordan, but Colombia and Bali still tie for my first place!

7. Which country is currently at the top of you bucket list?

I am dying to explore Japan! And I also really want to visit Iceland.

8. Tell us one item you would never fly without:


9. When I was a child, I wanted to be:

 A musical theatre actress. Or a bond girl. Depending on the day you asked me!

10. What’s your favourite type of travel accommodation?
  1. Luxury Resorts
  2. A Local Homestay
  3. Airbnb
  4. Boutique Hotels
11. The superpower I would choose would have to be:
  1. Flying
  2. Invisibility
  3. Super Strength
  4. Teleportation
12. My Biggest Guilty Pleasure Is (It’s Hard To Choose):
  1. Chips & Mayo
  2. Extra Salty, Lime-y Margaritas
  3. Singing In The Car
  4. All Of The Above
13. What’s your coffee order?

Errr, actually, I don’t do coffee – I’ll take a matcha latte with almond milk, please!

14. If I could have any animal as a loyal pet, it would be:

A baby elephant! – not very practical, I know. But you did say ANY animal.

15. The quote I try to live by is:

The master has failed more times than the novice has ever tried.

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