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25 Clear Signs You’re Still a Serial Budget Traveller … in your 30’s!

By on Published: June 22, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Stories with 8 Comments
25 Clear Signs You’re Still a Serial Budget Traveller … in your 30’s!

Despite being 32 and no longer within the right demographic to be classed as a gap year backpacker, my budget travel background still hasn’t deserted me. However while I may now prefer a bit more privacy than an 8 bed dorm, even if that is only sleeping in a tent, there are certain behaviours I […]

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My 4 Biggest Travel Fails and How to Avoid Them: One Traveller Reveals All

By on Published: June 8, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Travel Tips with 2 Comments
My 4 Biggest Travel Fails and How to Avoid Them: One Traveller Reveals All

Hindsight is such a wonderful thing isn’t it! It’s always very easy to look back on a situation and see the mistakes you made, but it’s not quite as easy to recognise them in the moment! This can be especially true when you’re travelling. Being surrounded by new things and new places, it can be […]

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Who Said We’re Only Allowed to Call One Place Home?

By on Published: May 18, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Travel Stories with 19 Comments
Who Said We’re Only Allowed to Call One Place Home?

“So where are you heading on your next travels?” someone at work recently asked me. “Home,” I said. “And where is exactly is your home?” they replied “Good question!” I answered. It’s a funny old thing that notion of home isn’t it. Something my forthcoming trip back to the UK has really got me thinking […]

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What’s Happened to the Road Trip?

By on Published: February 13, 2017 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Travel Stories with 4 Comments
What’s Happened to the Road Trip?

I’m so sorry, I know it’s a fair old while since I hopped on here to write about how our life is going and where we’re up to on our great budget 4wd around Australia. And that’s because it’s actually a fair old while since we were last motoring around on our great budget 4wd […]

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8 Questions Every Traveller Hates Hearing (and some handy alternatives!)

By on Published: December 31, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Travel Stories with 22 Comments
8 Questions Every Traveller Hates Hearing (and some handy alternatives!)

We all know what it’s like when you’ve been on the road for a while. No matter how hard you try, you can’t avoid hearing the same old questions time and time again. Never have I been into a hostel or campsite and been able to dodge the inevitable – “so where are you from?” […]

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The 10 Travel Moments I’m Most Proud Of

By on Published: December 22, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Travel Stories with 6 Comments
The 10 Travel Moments I’m Most Proud Of

I recently wrote a red-faced post that openly disclosed the 9 travel moments I was least proud of. Let’s just say that while it wasn’t the easiest to write, people seemed to enjoy it! Yes my delightful readers, it seems you simply loved reading about my rather less glamourous travel tales! Well, after all that […]

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How One Travel Lover Turned Her Passion Into An Online Ethical Store

By on Published: December 8, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Asia, Travel Tips with 4 Comments
How One Travel Lover Turned Her Passion Into An Online Ethical Store

It’s what we all dream of, isn’t it? Turning travel into a sustainable lifestyle. Anyone whose ever been on an adventure to some magical faraway lands and become intoxicated with the culture and countryside there can’t help but feel the same. “Wouldn’t it be fantastic if I could return here again and again, keeping a […]

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The 9 Travel Moments I’m Least Proud Of

By on Published: October 27, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Travel Stories with 14 Comments
The 9 Travel Moments I’m Least Proud Of

Cue expressions of shock and gasps of horror, but I’ve got news for you people, travelling isn’t all what it’s cracked up to be! Yes, there are moments of picture-perfect sunsets over paradisiacal beaches and love affairs with exotic strangers that sweep you off your feet. However, there’s also times when you’ll find yourself with […]

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6 of the Best: Highlights & Budget From Half a Year Of Our Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia

By on Published: October 25, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
6 of the Best: Highlights & Budget From Half a Year Of Our Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia

Hard to believe, but it’s been 6 months since we packed up our life in Noosa and began our budget 4wd trip around Australia. Well, 3 months of work and 14 weeks of travel later and we’re not even close to halfway around this big island! But it’s not all about the destination right; it’s […]

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The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 11

By on Published: October 1, 2016 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
The Great Budget 4wd Trip Around Australia – Week 11

This page contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you.   Car breakdowns are inconvenient at the best of times, but when they happen in a remote part of the Northern Territory, the whole situation can be a bit of a […]

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