Tag: Well Being

Top 10 Budget Travel Items for the Health Conscious

By on Published: May 11, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 4 Comments
Top 10 Budget Travel Items for the Health Conscious

As part of my series on how you can make your journeys round the world happier and healthier, I’m bringing you my list of the top 10 budget travel items for the health conscious. Make sure you’re fully prepared and able to have the best trip possible by including some of this great items on your […]

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Top 5 Places to Eat Vegan on the Sunshine Coast

By on Published: April 23, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA with 0 Comments
Top 5 Places to Eat Vegan on the Sunshine Coast

One of the best things I love about currently living on the Sunshine Coast is people’s attitude and awareness towards healthy, clean eating. In an area that boasts a great quality of life due to its climate and natural surrounds, it’s not surprising that many people here are also really conscious about what they put […]

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10 Tips for Vegetarian Travellers in Central America

By on Published: March 2, 2015 | Last Updated: April 21, 2022 in Central America, Latin America with 10 Comments
10 Tips for Vegetarian Travellers in Central America

When I travel as a vegetarian to some of the more far-flung places of the world, some people always look at me aghast and question, “but what are you going to eat there?” In all likelihood, these are probably the people who also wonder how I survive in the Western world because, in reality, eating […]

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Held at Gun Point: Is Colombia Safe to Travel?

By on Published: February 8, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in COLOMBIA, Latin America, South America, Travel Stories with 12 Comments
Held at Gun Point: Is Colombia Safe to Travel?

Suddenly everything was moving in slow motion. There were hands. Pairs of hands. Hands that were patting me down. Hands that were in my pockets. That were in my friend’s pockets. That were round his phone. And his wallet. That were across his mouth. Hands that were holding a gun. That were pointing the gun […]

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Top 5 Tips for Successful Hitchhiking

By on Published: January 19, 2015 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 8 Comments
Top 5 Tips for Successful Hitchhiking

First of all, let’s agree that hitchhiking is a risky and unpredictable business. I’m not in anyway vouching for its safety and reliability. Yet, that’s probably 2 of the very reasons why it’s been such a great component of my wandering history here at Big World Small Pockets. When you set out to get somewhere without […]

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Everything in Australia is Trying to Kill You

By on Published: December 14, 2014 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in AUSTRALIA, Travel Stories with 6 Comments
Everything in Australia is Trying to Kill You

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that every single animal in Australia in possession of a good self-defence mechanism must want to end your life. In other words, everything in Australia is trying to kill you! From the spiders to the sharks, the snakes to the stingers, the crocs to the cassowaries, almost any living creature over […]

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