I wish I could say that I’m one of those people who can travel with the bare minimum (mainly just to give my poor back a break). But that just isn’t me. I’m the kind of backpacker who packs things ‘just in case’, and never leaves an inch of space for any extras that IContinue reading “7 Backpacking Buys That I Couldn’t Travel Without”
Most backpackers have a love-hate relationship with packing. It can be a long and boring process, with a lot of trial and error when it comes to figuring out what you need. But nothing beats the satisfaction of the moment when you’re finally able to fit it all in after playing hours of real lifeContinue reading “6 Essential Packing Tips + The Ultimate Packing List”
Why do you want to travel? It’s a pretty hard question, isn’t it? There are plenty of obvious answers — for fun, for adventure, to step out of your comfort zone. And of course, who doesn’t love a holiday? But some people use their backpacking adventure as a journey of self-discovery. When other backpackers talkContinue reading “What you Learn About Yourself Whilst Traveling”
Hostels always seem to get a pretty bad rap. When most people picture them, they imagine dank, dark rooms with quadruple decker bunk beds and mattresses as thin as your arm. If you’ve never stayed in a hostel before, I can definitely see why thanks to their bad reputation. But they’re nowhere near as badContinue reading “Hostels: A Survival Guide for First Time Backpackers”
Travelling with your significant other will give you some of the best experiences of your life. However, it isn’t without its challenges. Because as we all know after this past year, being stuck together for what feels like forever can put some strain on a relationship. And all the different stresses that come with travelContinue reading “Tips for Travelling as a Couple Without Going Crazy”
Over the years, backpackers have unsurprisingly gained a reputation as a bunch of spoilt ‘gap yah’ kids. Don’t get me wrong, whilst travelling I’ve come across many Felix and Jemima’s whose journey of self-discovery has been fully funded by Daddy’s credit card. But I’ve also come across plenty of regular people too — like teachers,Continue reading “Top 10 Travel Budgeting Tips”
Remember how we all clung to hopeful optimism last December? Christmas was around the corner, and so was the end of the disaster that was 2020. We had rung in the New Year tired, drained, but hopeful — or maybe desperate. Surely 2021 couldn’t be worse than 2020, surely things could only get better? Well,Continue reading “How to Explore the World from Your Sofa”
The world is a beautiful place. But it can be a scary one too. This isn’t news to anyone, but especially not to female travellers. Most female backpackers that I’ve spoken with, and pretty much every female travel blogger that I follow has had to face a dangerous situation on their travels. I cannot emphasizeContinue reading “Travel Tips That Women Need to Know”
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