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The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

By on December 23rd, 2019 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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Finally! Great Travel Insurance for Nomads

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
Finally! Great Travel Insurance for Nomads

It’s a big problem. And it’s growing. It’s a problem that’s affected me, as well as countless other digital nomads, remote freelancers and long-term travellers I know. And that is the question of insurance. Travel insurance for nomads to be precise. If you’ve ever tried to take out insurance when you’re not in your home […]

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The 15 Safest Countries in Africa to Travel

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 8 Comments
The 15 Safest Countries in Africa to Travel

Well well well the safest countries in Africa to travel, I have set myself up for a fall here haven’t I?! Because where do you start? And come to think of it, where do you end? And how do you risk not getting a backlash in the process? Well, I’ve given it a good go […]

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The 12 Long Flight Essentials … For Those on a Budget!

By on December 21st, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 1 Comment
The 12 Long Flight Essentials … For Those on a Budget!

If there’s one thing that living in Australia these last 4 years has taught me, it’s how to deal with long-haul flights. Yep from Perth it’s going to take me a whopping 22 hours to get to Paris when I jet off in a few days … and if I was flying from Sydney, Melbourne […]

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How Much Does An Australian Road Trip Really Cost?

By on December 23rd, 2019 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Oceania, Travel Tips with 4 Comments
How Much Does An Australian Road Trip Really Cost?

Well, of course, the answer to this question really, is how long is a piece of string? Because, depending how long you travel for, where you travel to, how far you travel, what style of travel you like and what type of vehicle and set-up up you’ve got, the costs are going to vary wildly […]

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How to Get Your Mozambique Visa in Cape Town

By on December 23rd, 2019 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, MOZAMBIQUE, Travel Tips with 6 Comments
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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Vivanco: The Place That’s Rocking La Rioja

By on December 26th, 2019 in Europe, SPAIN, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
Vivanco: The Place That’s Rocking La Rioja

I started getting into my wines when I lived in Australia. I mean I’d always been a drinker of the stuff, just never really a connoisseur; yet in my life prior to travel blogging (when I managed restaurants around the world to fund my adventures) it became increasingly important that I learnt what I was […]

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Best Place to Stay in Siem Reap

By on January 13th, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, CAMBODIA, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
Best Place to Stay in Siem Reap

The word is out. In fact, the word is well and truly out. Angkor Wat – the enormous, ancient, UNESCO-listed temple complex in Cambodia – is incredible and quickly shooting to the top of many a traveller’s bucket list. And so it should. For it is, truly incredible. Located in the middle of the jungle […]

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The Best Place to Stay in Bangkok : Found

By on January 13th, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, THAILAND, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The Best Place to Stay in Bangkok : Found

Choosing accommodation in Bangkok can be a bewildering experience – trust me I know! With no discernible centre, more different parts than you can imagine and a vast array of accommodation options, finding the best place to stay in Bangkok can be a tough mission indeed. And this is especially true if it’s your first […]

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5 Top Tech Travel Tips You’ve Never Thought Of

By on November 7th, 2019 in Travel Tips with 0 Comments
5 Top Tech Travel Tips You’ve Never Thought Of

It’s incredible how technology has changed the world. It’s certainly changed how we travel. We can check in online, use our devices as a boarding pass and have almost entirely ditched the tour guide for our friendly iPhones. But we’re also most definitely using tech when travelling to the absolute max. There are dozens of […]

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