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The Best Quick Dry Towel for Travel

By on August 13, 2018 in Backpacking, Gear, Reviews with 2 Comments
The Best Quick Dry Towel for Travel

We’ve all had them, those awful travel towels that claim to dry fast and not smell, when in fact they do nothing but the complete opposite. And quite frankly there’s nothing worse than a damp, stinky towel in your bag when you’re on the move. Because I’ve been there and experienced that too! But now […]

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10 Unbelievable Things to Do in Egypt on a Budget

10 Unbelievable Things to Do in Egypt on a Budget

If you haven’t already heard, I’m currently championing Egypt as one of the best budget travel destinations around. Honestly, it’s astounding just how cheap this country is to travel, especially given just how amazing the things to see there are! Sadly for Egypt, the low prices travellers can expect here are due to their very […]

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Jack Wolfskin Highland Trail 42 : My Kinda Backpack!

By on August 4, 2018 in Backpacking, Gear, Reviews with 0 Comments
Jack Wolfskin Highland Trail 42 : My Kinda Backpack!

If you’re anything like me, travelling light and packing small is both a struggle and a necessity when travelling. I’m pretty strict on imposing baggage restrictions when packing, because I just know that when I have to lug around every kilo of that stuffed bag for months I’m going to regret it. Plus I’m the […]

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The Perfect Egypt Itinerary for Backpackers

The Perfect Egypt Itinerary for Backpackers

Honestly, Egypt is one of the best budget travel destinations you can head to right now. Chocked full of sensational historical sights, amazing adventures, bustling cities and welcoming locals, it really is hard to believe just how cheap it is to travel in Egypt. Ending my 10 month African adventure here – having travelled north […]

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Plan to Backpack Egypt? 27 Things You Need to Know

By on July 23, 2018 in Africa, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, EGYPT with 0 Comments
Plan to Backpack Egypt? 27 Things You Need to Know

I have to be honest, before I got to Egypt I’d heard so many horror stories about the hassle and the hordes of tourists I was prepared for the worst. But I honestly could not believe how different my experience was to the ones I’d heard about. Because I absolutely loved Egypt. Yep, this country […]

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Top 10 Free Things to Do in Beirut, Lebanon

Top 10 Free Things to Do in Beirut, Lebanon

If there was ever a prize for the coolest city in the Middle East it would have to go to Beirut. And who knew? Well certainly not me before I touched down in Lebanon otherwise I would have allowed myself more than 10 days here! For while Lebanon is a tiny country, there’s so much […]

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Your 1 Month Backpacking Middle East Itinerary

Your 1 Month Backpacking Middle East Itinerary

There’s no doubt that backpacking in the Middle East is a very different experience to travelling on a budget in many other parts of the world. But there’s also no doubt that this very different experience is actually what can give you the most enjoyment from backpacking in the Middle East too. For starters, the […]

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The Only Turkey Itinerary You’ll Need on a Budget

The Only Turkey Itinerary You’ll Need on a Budget

If you haven’t yet heard the news, let me fill you in. There’s never been a cheaper or better time to visit Turkey… FACT! Ok, well maybe that’s a subjective fact, but honestly having just spent a month in the country, I can most certainly attest to its excellent value for money, incredible range of […]

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21 Things to Know Before You Backpack Jordan

By on July 2, 2018 in Backpacking, JORDAN, Middle East with 0 Comments
21 Things to Know Before You Backpack Jordan

If you’ve never backpacked in the Middle East before, then let me tell you, Jordan is the perfect introduction. Small, safe, stable with amazing food, some incredible historical sites and very welcoming locals, Jordan is the perfect first foray for shoestring travel into this part of the world. I actually spent almost 3 weeks in […]

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The Best Jordan Itinerary for Budget Travellers

The Best Jordan Itinerary for Budget Travellers

Without question, Jordan is one of the safest, most stable and most delightful Middle Eastern countries to visit. And for this reason, it’s an absolutely ideal country for first time or solo travellers in the region. From sensational ruins to incredible desertscapes, the famous ancient city of Petra and some Red Sea coastline, along with […]

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