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55 Best Things to Do in South America

By on Published: April 23, 2020 | Last Updated: July 3, 2020 in Latin America, South America with 0 Comments
55 Best Things to Do in South America

Even just the phrase South America can give me the travel goosebumps! Yup, it’s hard to get me more infused with a sense of wanderlust than mentioning this continent. Perhaps it’s because it’s the place I first travelled solo, or perhaps it’s because of the incredible nature, or perhaps it’s just the vibrancy of the […]

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Perfect South East Asia Packing List

By on Published: October 7, 2019 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Asia, Travel Gear & Packing with 0 Comments
Perfect South East Asia Packing List

It’s a classic isn’t it? The good old South East Asia route is perhaps the most worn of all the backpacker trails. But that doesn’t make it any less worthwhile. Oh no! Because if you’re travelling for the first, or perhaps travelling alone for this first time, then this part of the world can be […]

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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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Best Time to Visit Samoa + Top 10 Samoa Travel Tips

By on Published: July 4, 2019 | Last Updated: June 28, 2020 in Oceania, SAMOA with 2 Comments
Best Time to Visit Samoa + Top 10 Samoa Travel Tips

Just a quick search online for info about Samoa will reveal, well, not very much! And it’s hardly surprising given how remote this Pacific country is and how few people get there. But, I’ll let you in a little secret, this is exactly what makes Samoa so special and after spending an amazing week in […]

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Noosa National Park : The Ultimate Guide

By on Published: February 4, 2019 | Last Updated: February 8, 2020 in AUSTRALIA, Budget Travel Ideas, Oceania with 2 Comments
Noosa National Park : The Ultimate Guide

Having lived and worked in Noosa for over a year, Noosa National Park basically become my second home for over 18 months! Not bad when you consider it’s thought to be one of the most picturesque spots of coastline in the whole of Australia and boasts incredible hiking, perfect ocean swimming and some beauitfully secluded, […]

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Solo Female Travel in the Middle East – What To Expect!

By on Published: January 3, 2019 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Middle East, Solo Female Travel with 16 Comments
Solo Female Travel in the Middle East – What To Expect!

I know lots of solo female travellers do have concerns about visiting the Middle East. And understandably so. Not the most political stable part or necessarily liberal part of the world, heading here as a single, western female probably isn’t most peoples’ first choice when it comes to solo travel destinations. But, let me tell […]

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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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Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

By on Published: November 29, 2018 | Last Updated: December 23, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East, Solo Female Travel, Travel Tips with 12 Comments
Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

When I found out I was going to be flying Saudi Airlines from Beirut in Lebanon to Jakarta in Indonesia via Riyadh (the capital of Saudi Arabia), my first question was – can I even do this as a solo female?! Not known for being the most female-friendly country in the world, I honestly had […]

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3 Ideal Eastern Europe Itineraries for Backpackers

By on Published: November 8, 2018 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe with 4 Comments
3 Ideal Eastern Europe Itineraries for Backpackers

Eastern Europe really is a treasure trove for travellers. From incredible architecture and epic nightlife to gorgeous mountains and beautiful beaches, this diverse and delightful part of the world really does pack it all in. That’s not to mention the fairytale castles, the quirky coffeehouses, the rattling trams and the fiery Rakija! And who can […]

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