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Ultimate South America Packing List for Backpackers

By on Published: September 29, 2019 | Last Updated: September 7, 2020 in Latin America, South America, Travel Gear & Packing with 2 Comments
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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The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

By on Published: September 12, 2019 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

It’s a funny old thing when, after you’ve been backpacking for over 15 years, you find yourself looking to purchase a carry on suitcase, instead of a tattered old rucksack, and realise, with an alarming alacrity that you’re suddenly getting older! I guess it happens to the best of us! Because let’s be honest carry […]

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The Ultimate Female Packing List for Africa

By on Published: May 13, 2019 | Last Updated: April 29, 2020 in Africa, Travel Gear & Packing 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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Ideal Female Packing List for Central America

By on Published: March 14, 2019 | Last Updated: October 22, 2020 in Central America, Latin America, Travel Gear & Packing with 0 Comments
Ideal Female Packing List for Central America

From the ocean oasis to the cloud forest, the colonial towns to the volcano treks, Central America’s diversity is both startling and splendid, especially given the small size of this landmass and the number of countries within it. And from scorching summers to rainy winters, sunny beaches to cold high altitudes, the climate here is […]

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Why Everyone is Talking About Amazon Audible

By on Published: February 11, 2019 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
Why Everyone is Talking About Amazon Audible

If you weren’t yet in the know, Amazon Audible is amazing! An audiobook app managed, unsurprisingly, by Amazon, this is the service that allows you to download a huge range of fiction and non-fiction books that have revolutionised the way I “read” when I travel. Taking up zero space, offering incredibly good value and perfect […]

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The Ultimate Lebanon Packing List

By on Published: January 21, 2019 | Last Updated: September 7, 2020 in LEBANON, Middle East, Travel Gear & Packing with 6 Comments
The Ultimate Lebanon Packing List

For a tiny country, Lebanon spans an incredible range of worlds; from the hipster bars and cafes of Beirut to the conservative and remote areas of its borders, it crams a lot in. There’s also a wide range of climates this country packs in too – from the snowy mountains to the beaches of the […]

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The Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2019

By on Published: December 31, 2018 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2019

Hold the phone guys, changes are on the way! Yup with the new year just around the corner, I’ve got some new plans for the structure of my travel life. Yup the plan (I say plan, let’s see how it pans out!) is to do less long exhausting backpacking trips and more shorter journeys from […]

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The Complete Eastern Europe Packing List for Backpackers

By on Published: December 6, 2018 | Last Updated: September 8, 2020 in Eastern Europe, Europe, Travel Gear & Packing with 0 Comments
The Complete Eastern Europe Packing List for Backpackers

Despite occupying a relatively small geographic area, Eastern Europe covers a surprising number of countries, terrains and topographies. From the soaring peaks of Slovakia to the beaches of Croatia, the lakes of Bulgaria to the ancient cities of Ukraine – this part of the world packs a mean punch when it comes to diversity and […]

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The Best Quick Dry Towel for Travel

By on Published: August 13, 2018 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 4 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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11 Things You Should NEVER Travel to the Middle East Without

By on Published: August 9, 2018 | Last Updated: June 1, 2020 in Middle East, Travel Gear & Packing with 2 Comments
11 Things You Should NEVER Travel to the Middle East Without

Packing for the Middle East can be something of a nightmare, especially if you’ve never ventured there before. I mean really, what on earth do you pack for a part of the globe that includes deeply religious and conservative countries, along with red sea beach resorts and hipster trendy cities? It’s a complete mind boggle, […]

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