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Emma Rosen

Experiencing 25 careers before turning 25

Emma writes about her journey working in 25 different careers through short term work experience, shadowing and just giving things a go. She aims to advocate for more diverse careers education for young people, support and inspire other career changers, and promote career fulfillment for all. Overall, she hopes to support and inspire others to have the confidence to make a career change where they are unhappy, or simply don't want to settle for the status quo - whether that is students, recent graduates, or anyone plodding their way through their 20s and 30s. Also a smattering of travel writing along the way. AS ALSO FEATURED IN: BBC, The Telegraph, Financial Times, Cosmopolitan UK, Inc.com.
Eight Reasons Why You Should Go

Eight Reasons Why You Should Go Overlanding

Overlanding is about the journey, as well as the destination; group adventure tours in a self-reliant truck, capable of driving to some of the most remote places on the planet. If you're interested in taking your first cautionary step into travelling or are tired of backpacking solo, here is why you should give overlanding a go:
14/07/2017 12:24 BST
This Is What It's Really Like To Be A Tour

This Is What It's Really Like To Be A Tour Guide

Kim recommends that anyone interested in becoming a tour leader, especially for an overlanding company, goes on a trip first, preferably with the company you are interested in working for. It may seem an obvious point, but you need to be aware of the realities of what's involved.
30/06/2017 10:15 BST
Are Archaeologists Legitimate Treasure

Are Archaeologists Legitimate Treasure Hunters?

It rains a lot in the Carpathian Mountains. You can see the storm clouds roll over the top of the hills, threatening any fair-weather archaeologists in the valley where Sarmisegetuza is nestled, far below.
17/03/2017 17:08 GMT
How To Be A Magic

How To Be A Magic Maker

All in all, I'm pretty bowled over by what he does for a living as you can probably tell, and standing next to George Clooney is definitely helping.
06/03/2017 13:04 GMT
Turkmenistan: Burning Craters And Empty

Turkmenistan: Burning Craters And Empty Cities

Standing at the edge of a crater the size of an American football field that is leaking flaming gas, my old nemesis of vertigo was making himself known. Or was it just the smell of the methane fumes? I was standing alone at the edge of the Darvaza Gas Crater, central Turkmenistan, which is also known as the 'Door to Hell' - a very fitting accolade.
27/02/2017 13:44 GMT
In A Post-Truth Society, Does It Matter That The Trump Dossier Is

In A Post-Truth Society, Does It Matter That The Trump Dossier Is Unverified?

Buzzfeed's decision flies in the face of journalistic ethics, standards and tradition and is against everything that many in the industry stand for. This explains the mass denouncement of the editorial choice over the unsubstantiated publication by virtually every major news organisation. In practically any other circumstances they would be right to do so.
24/01/2017 12:52 GMT
Solicitor To Homeless

Solicitor To Homeless Supporter

I met Josh Taylor in an Afghan restaurant. We broke the ice over a 'couple's selection' of charcoal grilled meat, dhal and some obligatory naan. We share a passion for Central and South Asia, having met the year before in Kyrgyzstan, as you do.
23/12/2016 11:11 GMT
The Millennial

The Millennial Contradiction

We want it all and we have been raised to expect it all. Except our expectations are dramatically failing to match up to the reality of a post-recession world.
12/12/2016 11:41 GMT
25 Before 25: Resignation And

25 Before 25: Resignation And Explanation

I have quit my civil service 'job for life' for the uncertainty of unemployment and the even greater uncertainty of having absolutely no idea what I want to do.
09/12/2016 16:23 GMT