Top 5 Travel Inspiration

5 Underrated Destinations for the Adventurous Traveler

5 Underrated Destinations for the Adventurous Traveler

While many people like to feel safe and in control throughout their lives, we also know there’s a more than a few of us who like to live on the edge a bit too! In fact, that’s probably the reason why so many of us travel, right?! If, like us, you’re one of those people […]

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Tired of Expensive Airport Car Parking Bills? 5 Great Tips to Help Lower the Costs

Tired of Expensive Airport Car Parking Bills? 5 Great Tips to Help Lower the Costs

There’s few things worse in my opinion as a budget traveller, than those hidden fees that sneak their way into your holiday costs. You know, the ones you hadn’t budgeted for that mean you end up spending way more than you planned. What’s even more annoying is when these expenses aren’t even really part of […]

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How to Enjoy Madrid Without Going Broke!

How to Enjoy Madrid Without Going Broke!

As Big World Small Pockets continues to unearth tips about how to travel through more typically expensive destinations like Australia and Europe for less, we couldn’t help but resist the expert advice of Claire from Traveltio.com when she offered it! A self-confessed travel nut, Claire has travelled through 48 cities in 26 countries on 4 […]

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BEST 5 Security Apps to Keep Your Money Safe While Traveling

BEST 5 Security Apps to Keep Your Money Safe While Traveling

Jess Signet is a blogger who loves to write about her two greatest loves: travel and technology. She hopes this article will help you stay safe wherever you are traveling next. You can follow Jess and her travel adventures on Twitter at: @Jessstravels. As a keen budget traveler, I know all about money being tight and the […]

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How My Parents Taught Me to Travel

By on February 8, 2016 in Family, Musings, Top 5 Travel Inspiration with 12 Comments
How My Parents Taught Me to Travel

In under 2 weeks, I will be seeing my parents again. It’s only been 6 months, since I hugged them last – one of the shorter periods of separation we’ve been through – but nevertheless I am as excited as a kid at Christmas to see them. I guess no matter how old you get, […]

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Top 5 Sunshine Coast National Parks

Top 5 Sunshine Coast National Parks

One of my favourite things about currently living on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia is the wonderful outdoor opportunities that the climate and geography of this area holds. From ocean snorkels, to forest walks, the diversity and beauty of this regions’s landscape, as well as its gorgeous year-round, weather really makes the Sunshine Coast […]

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5 Backpacking Essentials That Will Save You Money

5 Backpacking Essentials That Will Save You Money

A key part I’ve found in actually being a successful budget backpacker is a little organisation. I know, call me totally crazy, but getting a bit prepared with the right stuff, in terms of some backpacking essentials, before you set off on your adventures can actually save you a bit of cash on the road. […]

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5 BEST Beaches on the Sunshine Coast Australia

By on November 30, 2015 in Australia, Top 5 Travel Inspiration with 4 Comments
5 BEST Beaches on the Sunshine Coast Australia

There are plenty of coastal hotspots to choose from in this Land Down Under, but personally I really think the Sunshine Coast of Australia is hard to beat. Maybe I’m a bit biased, having been stationed here for a while now, but honestly the crystal clear water, the colour of the sand, the nearby nature […]

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5 BEST Places in Guatemala (inc. Antigua & Tikal)

5 BEST Places in Guatemala (inc. Antigua & Tikal)

A land of fiery active volcanoes, wild colourful markets and dense jungle ruins, Guatemala is like nowhere else on the planet. Nestled at the top of Central America, this tiny country is a feast for the senses at every turn and never fails to captivate those who visit her. Indeed Guatemala was the first country […]

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Top 5 Recommended Hikes in Ecuador

Top 5 Recommended Hikes in Ecuador

High in the Andes, nestled between the dominating countries of Peru and Colombia, the little gem of Ecuador manages to hold a charm all of its own. Blessed with an incredible geographical diversity that includes jungle, mountain and coastal landscapes, many say Ecuador has it all. And they’re not far wrong! For me, one of […]

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