Category Archives: Travel Tips

URGH! Can You Guess the 30 Filthiest Attractions on the Planet?

Urgh! Can You Guess the 30 Filthiest Attractions on the Planet {Big World Small Pockets}

  This article was written in collaboration with Helping AU and contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you. One of the most frequent comments I get asked about being a long-term traveller is how do I put up with the […]

17 Incredible Budget Travel Destinations Still On My List (That Should Be On Yours Too!)

17 Countries Still on My List

The problem with travel is that sometimes it can make the world seem like a very big place. No matter how much of it you explore, there always seems to be more of it to see. Yes, it’s a cruel irony that the more you travel, the more places you realise you’d like to travel […]

How Travel Taught Me Not to Wear Make-Up

How Travel Taught Me Not To Wear Make-Up

  So here it is, I don’t wear any make-up. Ever. This isn’t some great aggressive stance I’m taking on this issue, it’s just a fact, plain and simple. I don’t own any make-up, I don’t spend any money on it; I don’t really even give it any thought. It’s as if, make-up for me, […]

Budget Travel: 6 Reasons Why I Love It … And You Should Too!

Why I love Budget Travel

  A determined nomad who doesn’t like to work too much, I’ve always had to make sure I can travel cheap in order to fulfill my itchy feet syndrome! From backpacking in southern Africa at the tender age of 19, to hitching my way across Europe, couchsurfing in Latin America and now road tripping Australia […]

12 Incredible Travel Quotes to Inspire Your Solo Adventure

12 Incredible Travel Quotes

  Readings travel quotes is one of my favourite hobbies. A secret little habit that takes hold of me now and again, spurring me on to see more and more of this beautiful world. I may now be part of a travelling duo, but that doesn’t mean I’ve turned my back on solo travel. I […]

10 Awesome and Easy Ways to Meet People When Travelling

10 Awesome and Easy Ways to Meet People When Travelling

  Half the fun of travelling isn’t just seeing new places, it’s encountering new faces too. I remember countless times when a visit to a particular town or city wasn’t made amazing by the things I saw or did, but actually by the people I hung out with there. As such, meeting new people is […]

Why You Should Never Backpack With More Than 13kg

With No More Than 13kg feature

  We’ve all see them, backpackers laden down with so many heavy-looking bags you can barely make out the person underneath them all. And what you do see of them looks hot, sweaty and uncomfortable. Yes, you’ve guessed it, I’m talking about the backpacker who brought way too much with them … like the ‘kitchen […]

The Best Travel Insurance Advice for Long Term Travellers

Travel Insurance for Long Term Travellers

  It’s yet again that time when I need to try and extend my travel insurance. And it’s yet again a time when this proves rather more difficult and frustrating than I had hoped! Everyone’s circumstances are different when it comes to travel insurance and mine in particular, always seem to present a number of […]

Want to Teach English Abroad? The Best Resource You Need to Know About!

Teach English Abroad

  If you’ve clicked through to this article, then chances are you’re already sold on what a great idea it is to teach English abroad. As a budget traveller, being able to work and travel is a key way in which I make my semi-nomadic lifestyle sustainable and using your skills as an English speaker […]