Thoughts from the Road

8 Questions Every Traveller Hates Hearing (and some handy alternatives!)

By on December 31, 2016 in Musings with 5 Comments
8 Questions Every Traveller Hates Hearing (and some handy alternatives!)

We all know what it’s like when you’ve been on the road for a while. No matter how hard you try, you can’t avoid hearing the same old questions time and time again. Never have I been into a hostel or campsite and been able to dodge the inevitable – “so where are you from?” […]

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The 10 Travel Moments I’m Most Proud Of

By on December 22, 2016 in Musings with 6 Comments
The 10 Travel Moments I’m Most Proud Of

I recently wrote a red-faced post that openly disclosed the 9 travel moments I was least proud of. Let’s just say that while it wasn’t the easiest to write, people seemed to enjoy it! Yes my delightful readers, it seems you simply loved reading about my rather less glamourous travel tales! Well, after all that […]

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Life in a Land Down Under

Coffs Harbour to Brisbane: The Perfect Travel Itinerary

By on January 26, 2017 in Australia, Road Trip with 0 Comments
Coffs Harbour to Brisbane: The Perfect Travel Itinerary

Travelling up Australia’s east coast is one of the most quintessential and beautiful trips you can make. And it’s hard to pick a better section, especially if you’re short on time, than the route from Coffs Harbour in New South Wales to Brisbane, the capital of Queensland. From the fabulous wonders of Byron Bay to […]

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10 Best FREE Things to Do in Byron Bay

By on January 16, 2017 in Australia, Budget Travel, Top 10's with 2 Comments
10 Best FREE Things to Do in Byron Bay

Once a sleepy hippy town, Byron Bay is now the counter-culture centre of Australia and anyone with a love of nature, organics or crystals is bound to find themselves there sooner or later! The town is full of young people and also has a bustling, bohemian crew with plenty of backpackers looking to keep the […]

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Best Backpacking Bits

The Ultimate Backpacking South America Packing List

By on January 12, 2017 in Backpacking, Colombia, Ecuador, Gear, Latin America with 0 Comments
The Ultimate Backpacking South America Packing List

The best thing about travelling in South America is that fact that it’s one heck of a diverse continent. And one of the worst about travelling in South America is that it’s one heck of a diverse continent. That’s because packing for such a broad range of climates, altitudes, terrains and activities can be a […]

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Looking for a Working Holiday Job in Australia? Don’t Make One of These 9 Common Mistakes

By on December 20, 2016 in Australia, Backpacking, Working Abroad with 4 Comments
Looking for a Working Holiday Job in Australia? Don’t Make One of These 9 Common Mistakes

With more and more backpackers travelling to Australia on their working holiday visa each year, trying to find a job in the Land Down Under is getting tougher and tougher. But fear not! After 2 years’ worth of working holiday job experience behind me. I’ve had a really good chance to see what works … […]

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How to Find a Cheap Hotel: Ideas from an Industry Professional

By on January 23, 2017 in Accommodation, Budget Travel, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
How to Find a Cheap Hotel: Ideas from an Industry Professional

Ok, so here’s the disclaimer. As well as running a travel blog, I also work in hotels. Yes my love affair with tourism doesn’t just start and end with my personal passion, or my online endeavours, but actually extends into my 9-5 life too. Although that said, I can’t actually remember the last time I […]

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10 Things You Need to Know About Posting on Instagram Online with Tailwind

By on January 19, 2017 in Blogging, Top 10's with 8 Comments
10 Things You Need to Know About Posting on Instagram Online with Tailwind

When it comes to great blogging tools my love for Tailwind is clear! Having doubled my Pinterest referral traffic in only 5 months, this simple, easy and effective tool has been a major contributing factor in growing my blog to new heights. And now the awesome resource that is Tailwind has dived into the world […]

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8 Fantastic Sydney Day Trips Worth Leaving The City For!

By on January 9, 2017 in Australia with 2 Comments
8 Fantastic Sydney Day Trips Worth Leaving The City For!

We all know that Sydney is one of the most popular destinations in Australia to visit and rightly so, but there’s plenty beyond the city walls to keep you amused too. If you do fancy getting out of the metro area for a bit to see some quieter and more peaceful destinations, then check out […]

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