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The 6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Fremantle, Western Australia

The 6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Fremantle, Western Australia

Oh Fremantle! I could wax lyrical about this amazing spot in Australia, but for the sakes of this introduction, I’ll just keep it short! Basically Fremantle, or Freo as it’s called, is where you want to be! Honestly, forget Perth people, this is the place to basis yourself if you’re travelling, working or even just […]

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The 9 Best Budget Places to Stay in Arequipa, Peru

The 9 Best Budget Places to Stay in Arequipa, Peru

Known as the white city, Arequipa is Peru’s second biggest metropolis and an absolute must on any South American itinerary. From strolling the colonial streets to hiking the nearby canyon, there’s no end to the amount of great things to do and see here, meaning the only real choice left is … where to stay?! […]

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13 Perfect Budget Travel Destinations to Visit in your 30’s

13 Perfect Budget Travel Destinations to Visit in your 30’s

We all know what it’s like … ok maybe not all of us, but quite a few of us know what it’s like to still be budget travelling in your 30’s. Yes, jobless, homeless and pretty much penniless after the age of 30? It does happen. And yes, it’s happened to me. Mostly because of […]

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Bobby Backpack Review // The Best Anti Theft Bag for under $150

Bobby Backpack Review // The Best Anti Theft Bag for under $150

Are you looking for the perfect day bag for your next overseas trip or perhaps the best carry-on for your next long-haul flight? Do you want to combine this with making sure all your valuables are safe when travelling too? Well now you don’t have to compromise! Yep, the new trend sweeping the backpack world […]

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The 8 Simple Ways to Ensure Your 2nd Year Farm Work in Australia Isn’t 88 Days of Nightmare!

By on May 15, 2017 in Australia, Backpacking, Working Abroad with 6 Comments
The 8 Simple Ways to Ensure Your 2nd Year Farm Work in Australia Isn’t 88 Days of Nightmare!

I know many of us just try our hand at farm work in Australia in order to get a precious second year working holiday visa. And that’s totally fair enough. After all, grinding it in the fields all day is relentless, uncomfortable and hard! And that’s not to mention the horror stories we’ve all heard […]

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How to Master the Art of Minimalist Packing Like a Pro

By on April 10, 2017 in Backpacking, Gear, Top 10's, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
How to Master the Art of Minimalist Packing Like a Pro

Every seasoned traveller knows the pain of packing. And never is the struggle more real than when you’re trying to condense everything you want to take in to the most minimal pack possible. I swear by only ever backpacking with a maximum of 13kg – you can read why here – but the challenge then, […]

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The Complete Female Backpacking Australia Packing List

By on February 23, 2017 in Australia, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, Gear with 4 Comments
The Complete Female Backpacking Australia Packing List

Unbelievable I know, but Australia isn’t just a massive island of bouncing kangaroos and eternal sunshine. Ok, well it is a massive island and there are a lot of kangaroos, but this place is seriously diverse and you’ll probably be surprised when you get here to discover the range of climates and cities you’re likely […]

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The Ultimate Backpacking South America Packing List

By on January 12, 2017 in Backpacking, Colombia, Ecuador, Gear, Latin America with 2 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 6 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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11 Things You Need To Know About Bus Travel In Central America

11 Things You Need To Know About Bus Travel In Central America

Often thought of as the craziest continent of them all, Central America really is a spectacle of colours, sounds, music and madness! And never is this sensory overload more apparent then when trying to navigate the continent by bus! I’ve got to admit, I’m a pretty big sucker for the madness and really get a […]

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