Tag: Backpacking

14 Best Cusco Hostels

By on Published: January 9, 2020 | Last Updated: May 12, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Latin America, PERU, South America with 0 Comments
14 Best Cusco Hostels

If there’s one place that almost every traveller in South America will head for at some point on their journey, it’s Cusco. Located in the south of Peru, an overnight bus ride from the Bolivian border, this lively city lies at the heart of the backpacker fun in this continent. With Machu Picchu on its […]

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Plan to Backpack Vietnam? 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

By on Published: January 6, 2020 | Last Updated: April 7, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Plan to Backpack Vietnam? 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

One of the countries that bowled me over the most on my backpacking adventures last year was Vietnam. And that’s because I’d heard mixed reports. As a shorthand explanation, for the British among you, Vietnam is what I call a Marmite country…. you either love it or hate it! Well I can confirm that after […]

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Backpacking Georgia? 21 Things to Know

By on Published: December 26, 2019 | Last Updated: May 5, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, GEORGIA with 0 Comments
Backpacking Georgia? 21 Things to Know

Oh Georgia, you really do have it all. Beautiful beaches, crazy cities, amazing architecture, magnificent mountains, fabulous food, wonderful wine … the list really does go on and on (as does my penchant for alliteration!) Safe to say, I often describe Georgia as the whole world in one because, well, pretty much it is! And […]

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9 Best Budget Places to Stay in Arequipa, Peru

By on Published: October 6, 2019 | Last Updated: May 4, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Latin America, PERU, South America with 4 Comments
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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21 Things to Know If You Backpack Cambodia

By on Published: July 11, 2019 | Last Updated: April 10, 2020 in Asia, 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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Bangkok to Siem Reap : How to Do it By Bus

By on Published: May 9, 2019 | Last Updated: April 10, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, CAMBODIA, THAILAND with 0 Comments
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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The 5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

By on Published: April 29, 2019 | Last Updated: April 21, 2020 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, SOUTH AFRICA with 0 Comments
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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The 5 Best Berlin Hostels

By on Published: January 24, 2019 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, GERMANY with 0 Comments
The 5 Best Berlin Hostels

There’s no denying it, Berlin is one of the most fun cities in the world. Wild, raucous, full of art, adventure and all night “alternativeness”, it’s hard not to be bowled over by the energy of the German capital. And amazingly, sat on the edge of Eastern Europe, Berlin is delightfully affordable for a European […]

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The Best Backpacking Bulgaria Itinerary

By on Published: January 17, 2019 | Last Updated: February 25, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, BULGARIA, Europe with 4 Comments
The Best Backpacking Bulgaria Itinerary

Anyone here not a fan of Bulgaria? Go on, hands in the air… Nope, thought not! Ok, so maybe you haven’t actually been to Bulgaria yet, but trust me, after you have, you won’t have your hands in the air either. Because this country is a delight to travel, especially for those of us adventuring […]

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The 16 Best Hostels in Eastern Europe

By on Published: January 10, 2019 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe with 2 Comments
The 16 Best Hostels in Eastern Europe

11 countries in 2 months is exactly the sort of moves you can pull in Eastern Europe with so many small countries packed in alongside each other. And those are just the sort of moves I did pull recently, when I spent the best part of the summer enjoying this glorious part of the world. […]

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