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Half-English/half-Irish, I am an ex-teacher and modern art/street art enthusiast constantly seeking new places to travel to. At the start of 2018, my life was rubbish – I was unhappy in my job, my relationship, and struggling with poor health after being diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, a chronic medical condition. Life felt like a daily battle until I had an epiphany. I underwent a radical detox, leaving behind my old life, selling my possessions. In June 2018 I set off round the world with a heart and mind hungry for new places, people and adventures… Read more about my story here About Me

I got my happy ending. Today I am safe and in much better health; blessed to have amazing people and love in my life. I hope reading my blog inspires others to have the courage to live the life of their dreams, a life that makes them proud of who they are and all that they have to offer the world. Don’t let anything hold you back and never allow companies or individuals to walk all over you just because they feel entitled to do so. Stand up for yourself, your values and beliefs. Be kind, be honest, be true to yourself. Peace, Lisa.

NEW POST: Dear Dubai Ex A sincere request for closure.

CONNECT with me: Instagram @uncaged_artbird

LATEST TRAVEL POST: A JOURNEY IN JAPAN A guide to my top destination.

LATEST BLOG POST: IN CONTROL: Warning Signs of a Controlling Partner  *Instagram feedback on this post has been amazing! Sorry to hear that so many of you have had similar experiences. My heart goes out to you. Take care.

FLIGHT PATH: Destination guides and tips for the places I’ve travelled to.

BLOG: A selection of personal posts.

STREET ART: Favourite images from my world travels.

QUICK LINKS to the most popular posts:

How To Date An Arsehole/Nashville/Fibro Mojo on the Go(Go)

Havana/Gaslighting Survival Guide/Jerusalem