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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 16 Tried and Tested Ways I Save Money for Travel

By on March 13, 2017 in Budget Travel, Money Savers, Musings, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
The 16 Tried and Tested Ways I Save Money for Travel

It has been said that I’m the Queen of budgeting. Ok, well maybe that’s mostly been said by me or others thinking I’m cheap, but let’s not get distracted from the point – the ability to save money for travel is one of my key skills! And over the years I’ve had a lot of […]

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7 Great Tips for Choosing the Best Sunglasses for Hiking

By on March 6, 2017 in Gear, Hiking, Travel Tips, Wellbeing on the Road with 0 Comments
7 Great Tips for Choosing the Best Sunglasses for Hiking

When it comes to hiking we all know that we need a good pair of boots, a high-quality sunscreen and a backpack that holds all of the essentials. However we often neglect one of the most important things we need when hiking. Yes whether it’s a day trip or a multi-day trip, you also need […]

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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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The Perfect Protective iPhone Case for Your Next Travel Adventure

By on February 16, 2017 in Gear, Reviews, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The Perfect Protective iPhone Case for Your Next Travel Adventure

As a travel blogger who has just been living out of a 4wd, adventuring around the most remote parts of Australia for the best part of 8 months, I know how important it is to protect your electronic devices when travelling. Be it the red sands of the Outback, the wild waves of the Queensland […]

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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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Water-To-Go Filter Bottles: Are They Worth It?

Water-To-Go Filter Bottles: Are They Worth It?

Filter bottles have been around a while now, listed and recommended on pretty much every travel, outdoors and hiking website. I’ve seen plenty of videos boasting how amazing filter bottles are, how long they last and unlike their plastic water bottle counterparts, how little they impact our environment. I’ll admit, until I started enjoying walking […]

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How to Housesit for the First Time: Top 10 Tips

By on December 5, 2016 in Accommodation, Budget Travel, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
How to Housesit for the First Time: Top 10 Tips

Fulfilling a lifelong dream to retire early and travel the world, Faith Coates is now happily journeying around the world! After spending a year in a tiny fishing village in the Yucatan, mangling Spanish and writing by the pool, Faith discovered housesitting and decided this was a great budget way to travel. As such, I […]

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10 Lessons Learned From My 8 Month Vegan Road Trip

10 Lessons Learned From My 8 Month Vegan Road Trip

8 months living on the road, in a car, without a kitchen can be a hard job for anyone to manage. If you’re a vegan and a health nut like me however, it can be one of the toughest parts about travel. But I’ve done it and I’m still alive, and I’m still healthy! So […]

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10 Essential Road Safety Tips You NEED to Read Before Driving in Outback Australia

10 Essential Road Safety Tips You NEED to Read Before Driving in Outback Australia

Driving through Outback Australia is one of the most quintessential road trips you can make. Like Route 66, one of the best US road trips, journeying through rural and remote Australia will have you experiencing and exploring some incredible destinations you’d never get to see without your own set of wheels. But do be prepared, […]

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