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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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Finally! Great Travel Insurance for Nomads

By on Published: September 5, 2019 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 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 Published: August 12, 2019 | Last Updated: March 31, 2020 in Africa, 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 Published: May 24, 2019 | Last Updated: May 23, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 3 Comments
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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Vivanco: The Place That’s Rocking La Rioja

By on Published: April 27, 2019 | Last Updated: December 26, 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 Published: April 25, 2019 | Last Updated: January 13, 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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5 Top Tech Travel Tips You’ve Never Thought Of

By on Published: March 2, 2019 | Last Updated: November 7, 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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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 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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How to Bag One Way Flight Deals : A Pro’s Guide

By on Published: December 19, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
How to Bag One Way Flight Deals : A Pro’s Guide

It certainly used to be the case that one way flight deals were a fantasy in many independent travellers’ eyes. That dream of jetting off somewhere with an open-ended ticket was just not possible without paying a fortune for a single airfare, or paying nearly as much for a return flight you’d never use. I’m […]

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