Hostels: A Survival Guide for First Time Backpackers

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”

Tips for Travelling as a Couple Without Going Crazy

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”

Top 10 Travel Budgeting Tips

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”

How to Explore the World from Your Sofa

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”

Travel Tips That Women Need to Know

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”

7 Perfect Travel Gifts For Backpackers

Are you completely stumped on what gift to buy for your favourite backpacker? Then look no further! This list of perfect travel gifts has something for every budget, so make sure to check out the top 7 travel gifts to give to your globetrotting friend.

Planning the Perfect Trip: The Complete Beginner’s Guide

No one forgets their first time travelling. Whether the trip is a month or a year long, it’ll stick with you for life. It’s an adrenaline pumping, nerve-wracking, incredible experience – but it takes a lot of work. From finding the perfect hostel to cramming your life into a 40-litre backpack, preparing for your firstContinue reading “Planning the Perfect Trip: The Complete Beginner’s Guide”