Tag Archives: Backpacking

My Superb Stay at St Christopher’s Inn, Paris

Our Superb Stay at St Christopher’s Inn, Paris

  If you’re heading off on a European city break this summer then trust me, when it comes to your accommodation, location is everything. Too far away and you’ll be spending way too much of your precious time travelling to and from all the great attractions and things you want to see. Too close, and […]

The 8 Simple Ways to Ensure Your 2nd Year Farm Work in Australia Isn’t 88 Days of Nightmare!

Australia, Farming, Nightmare

  I know many of us just try our hand at farm work in Australia in order to get a precious second year working holiday visa. And that’s totally fair enough. After all, grinding it in the fields all day is relentless, uncomfortable and hard! And that’s not to mention the horror stories we’ve all […]

Complete Female Backpacking Australia Packing List

The Ultimate Female Backpacking Australia Packing List

  Unbelievable I know, but Australia isn’t just a massive island of bouncing kangaroos and eternal sunshine! Ok, well it is a massive island and there are a lot of kangaroos and sunshine, but this place is seriously diverse and you’ll probably be surprised when you get here to discover the range of climates and […]

Looking for a Working Holiday Job in Australia? Don’t Make One of These 9 Common Mistakes

Working Holiday Job in Australia

  With more and more backpackers travelling to Australia on their working holiday visa each year, trying to find a job in the Land Down Under is getting tougher and tougher. But fear not! After 2 years’ worth of working holiday job experience behind me. I’ve had a really good chance to see what works […]

11 Things You Need To Know About Bus Travel In Central America

11 Things You Need to Know About Bus Travel in Central America

  Often thought of as the craziest continent of them all, Central America really is a spectacle of colours, sounds, music and madness! And never is this sensory overload more apparent then when trying to navigate the continent by bus! I’ve got to admit, I’m a pretty big sucker for the madness and really get […]

Finding the Best Backpacking Sleeping Bag: 6 Great Contenders

Finding the Best Backpacking Sleeping Bag

  A great backpacking sleeping bag is something I never leave home without when I’m packing for my travels. From the obvious uses of sleeping with it in my tent, to keeping me cosy on bus rides, to the slightly less conventional use of it as a pillow or even a jumper when it gets […]

How to See the Best of the Galapagos on a Budget

Ecuador, Galapagos, Iguana

  The Galapagos Islands aren’t typically a place that you’d associate with budget travel, but the great news is that it’s definitely possible to take a trip there without breaking the bank. Yes, these islands are more expensive than other destinations in South America, but there are plenty of ways to explore the Galapagos on […]

Nature’s Way on a Budget: Ideal Itinerary For Discovering Australia’s Top End

Top End Road Trip

  I’ll let you in on a little secret, Australia’s Nature’s Way is one of this country’s most epic, cinematic and stunning road trips there is … and that’s saying something! From the towering gorges of Nitmiluk National Park, to the waterfalls of Litchfield National Park and the giant splendour of Kakadu, this great drive […]

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 […]