Backpacking

9 Best Budget Places to Stay in Arequipa, Peru

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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Ultimate South America Packing List for Backpackers

Ultimate South America Packing List for Backpackers

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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Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang : How to Travel by Boat & Bus

Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang : How to Travel by Boat & Bus

One of the most fun border crossings I’ve made in Southeast Asia was from the northern Thai city of Chiang Rai to Luang Prabang in Laos, mainly because 2 days of the journey were made on a boat down the Mekong River! I mean sailing on the Mekong River to arrive at your destination does […]

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21 Things to Know If You Backpack Cambodia

By on July 11, 2019 in Asia, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, CAMBODIA with 2 Comments
21 Things to Know If You Backpack Cambodia

The little gem of Cambodia is a backpackers’ paradise! Offering a wealth of things to see and do, travelling here is easy and cheap, with tons of services, places to stay and transport set up especially for budget travellers. Offering a slower pace of life than you’ll experience in neighbours Vietnam and Thailand, those who […]

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21 Great Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur on a Budget

By on June 17, 2019 in Asia, Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
21 Great Things to Do in Kuala Lumpur on a Budget

I must admit I feel a bit sorry for poor, old Kuala Lumpur. The capital of Malaysia tends to get seriously bagged out by travellers, who frequently label it as bland and boring. Largely overshadowed by its big-time neighbours – glitzy Singapore and bustling Bangkok – KL just rarely gets a tourist look-in and when […]

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10 Fab Things to Do in Malacca on a Budget

10 Fab Things to Do in Malacca on a Budget

The beautiful, charming city of Malacca was, without question, one of my favourite spots throughout my 3 week trip in Malaysia. Chilled, café-laden and oozing a rich colonial history, Malacca ticked a lot of boxes for me and I can’t recommend getting this spot on your itinerary enough too. If you’re tired of big bustling […]

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The Ultimate Female Packing List for Africa

By on May 13, 2019 in Africa, Backpacking, Gear with 0 Comments
The Ultimate Female Packing List for Africa

Oh Africa, the most amazing continent to travel in my opinion! Lands of epic wildlife, stunning coastline, insane historical sights and rich culture await you here. From the souks of Morocco and the pyramids of Egypt, through to the rich rainforests of Uganda, the beautiful beaches of Mozambique and the wild deserts of Namibia, there’s […]

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Bangkok to Siem Reap : How to Do it By Bus

Bangkok to Siem Reap : How to Do it By Bus

If, like me, you’re wanting to travel overland cheaply and efficiently from Bangkok to Siem Reap, then listen up! I’ve just made this journey and it could not have been more straightforward or simple… if you know a few bits of key information! So read on to get the latest and complete lowdown about how […]

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How to Get Your Mozambique Visa in Cape Town

How to Get Your Mozambique Visa in Cape Town

So you need a visa to visit Mozambique, but you’ve already left your country and while you’ve heard you can get them on the border, you’re either a) travelling with an overland tour that requires you to get it in advance or b) not happy about risking it until the last minute! Sound familiar? I’m […]

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The 5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

The 5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

The beautiful city of Cape Town has more things to do, areas to visit and hostels to stay at than you know to do with. And if you’re like anything like me, this can be wholly confusing as a backpacker, especially if it’s your first visit to this city. But fear not, lovely shoestring nomads, […]

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