Jessica Carilli is a blog writer from Australia with a sense of humor and a sense of responsibility which makes her a informative and funny yet level headed writer. Jessica is an easy read because she says what we all think while letting us in on the inside scoop of some important issues. I appreciate the fact she has done some ground work and reads up on the issues that concern her before passing it on to us. For example, she gets down and dirty describing the realities of new motherhood and what having the addition of a new baby ”really” means. She takes on (of all things) National Geographic’s tips on how to be a good traveler. Having read those tips she tells us her experiences while traveling in some lesser developed areas of the world. You may rethink the “eat what the locals eat” idea after reading of her culinary escapades.
I already see myself with pockets stuffed with things I can pronounce and know what the ingredients are so I won’t starve to death if I travel to anywhere remotely questionable. That’s not to say there’s anything wrong with what others eat, only that the very idea of what is a delicacy for some is death to me and probably vice verse. Being she is a marine scientist (who admittedly becomes horribly seasick and is afraid of many underwater things) she educates us on plastics in the ocean and what plastics are doing to us and the environment. She, like many of us talks about tackling the issue of how to pack for a trip. So find a comfy place to sit and read her contributions of thought. You will feel like you’ve known her a long time and are old friends as her presentation is so personal and honest. Talley Ho!