Guide: Hiking The Scottish National Trail

Week 1: Kirk Yetholm to Edinburgh
In May and June 2018, I was the first solo female to complete Britain’s toughest and most varied hike: the Scottish National Trail…
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Kia ora! I’m Yvette.

Two years ago I sold most of my possessions, squeezed the rest into a suitcase and booked a one-way ticket to the other side of the world. 

During my solo travels, I have become somewhat of an ‘accidental adventurist’.

I’ve lived in a van in the Canadian rockies, worked in the mountains at a ski resort, hiked the (very illegal) Stairway to Heaven in Hawaii and most recently, hiked the length of Scotland! I wouldn’t call myself the fittest person out there, or say that I have great physical dexterity, but I somehow find myself in ‘situations’ and manage to come out of them (relatively) unscathed. Basically, if I can travel- anyone can!

This blog is a collection of my very best travel advice, embarrasing stories and lessons learnt from my expat lifestyle living in Canada and Scotland.

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Who is Wayfaring Kiwi?

Kia ora, I'm Yvette and I'm a 29-year old Kiwi (slang for New Zealander). I have been lucky enough to live in the three most beautiful countries in the world: New Zealand, Canada, and now, Scotland. 

I am an expert when it comes to travel, combining my experience as a travel agent to source the cheapest flights, accommodation and tours. 

Follow me on my epic adventures around the world!

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