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The Best Carry On Suitcase for 2019

By on September 12, 2019 in Flying, Gear, Reviews 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

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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Vivanco: The Place That’s Rocking La Rioja

By on April 27, 2019 in Europe, Food, Reviews, SPAIN 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 April 25, 2019 in Accommodation, Asia, CAMBODIA, Reviews 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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The Best Place to Stay in Bangkok : Found

By on April 4, 2019 in Accommodation, Asia, Reviews, THAILAND with 0 Comments
The Best Place to Stay in Bangkok : Found

Choosing accommodation in Bangkok can be a bewildering experience – trust me I know! With no discernible centre, more different parts than you can imagine and a vast array of accommodation options, finding the best place to stay in Bangkok can be a tough mission indeed. And this is especially true if it’s your first […]

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The Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2019

By on December 31, 2018 in Backpacking, Flying, Gear, Reviews 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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Worldpackers: Are You in the Know Yet?

Worldpackers: Are You in the Know Yet?

  Do you want to travel the world on a budget, staying for as long as you can abroad? Do you want to meet new people, learn new skills and immerse yourself in a local project? Do you want the security of an established safety net, whilst still having the independence to choose your path […]

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Shining Bright with Boutique Beauty: Lyhnos

Shining Bright with Boutique Beauty: Lyhnos

It means oil-lamp, in case you didn’t know. Lyhnos. The name rolls off the tongue softly but brightly – the ‘y’ drawn out, the ‘s’ at the end clipping it to a close with a determined vibrancy. And it burns softly and brightly too this lyhnos. Bright with a beautiful distinction and soft with an […]

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The Best Quick Dry Towel for Travel

By on August 13, 2018 in Backpacking, Gear, Reviews with 4 Comments
The Best Quick Dry Towel for Travel

We’ve all had them, those awful travel towels that claim to dry fast and not smell, when in fact they do nothing but the complete opposite. And quite frankly there’s nothing worse than a damp, stinky towel in your bag when you’re on the move. Because I’ve been there and experienced that too! But now […]

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Jack Wolfskin Highland Trail 42 : My Kinda Backpack!

By on August 4, 2018 in Backpacking, Gear, Reviews with 0 Comments
Jack Wolfskin Highland Trail 42 : My Kinda Backpack!

If you’re anything like me, travelling light and packing small is both a struggle and a necessity when travelling. I’m pretty strict on imposing baggage restrictions when packing, because I just know that when I have to lug around every kilo of that stuffed bag for months I’m going to regret it. Plus I’m the […]

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