London Etiquette – Things to Do or Not Do in London

There are plenty of great things to do in London, but before you visit it is a good idea to take note of some of the things not-to-do while in the capital. Here are some words of wisdom from Londoners about London’s etiquette. Stand on the right on the tube escalator is a rule you will soon become aware of. The left hand side of the escalator is...

Weather In Europe: What to Expect

Europe has everything when it comes to weather. Everything. It will depend, of course, on what time of year you wish to visit. That’s probably the first decision one must make when looking into a European holiday or backpacking trip. Do I want to go in summer or winter or somewhere in between? Both have their pros and cons. Summer in Europe is...

Dressing for a Long Distance Ride

Appropriately packing for upcoming travels can be difficult a difficult task. This can be proven to be even more difficult when you’re traveling via motorcycle. When it comes to selecting the right attire for the long distance ride that you’re going on, you want to wear something comfortable, weather appropriate, and protective. This is why...

Top 5 Things To Do In Jakarta

Jakarta is a chaotic yet dynamic city that is steamy and raw and once you get past the ugly facade – it has many faces with plenty to do. It’s residents are generally good-natured and have a happy outlook on life – even with Jakarta’s many slums, when you compare it to other world capital’s the crime rates are...

Casino Lover’s Delight: Epic World Map

I came across this epic “Casino World Map” which shows all the best casinos in the world. Some of these I definitely want to visit and I couldn’t help but share. I’m not a huge gambler, but the fanciest casinos have a certain “pizzazz” that makes for an amazing atmosphere. As a traveler, seeing something new and...

Tips for Choosing the Best Backpackers Travel Insurance

Travel insurance with a focus on backpacking is always super important, and this article provides a few handy tips! I just got back from a backpacking trip around Cambodia and Thailand and it was truly the experience of a lifetime – I got off the beaten track, met some amazing people and saw sights I’d never thought I’d see. But – it...

How To Prepare For Your Next European Summer Backpacking Trip

As Christmas approaches and winter is settling in, now’s the time to hunker down and think about the European summer backpacking trip you’ve been planning (for years now?) and finally make it happen… NEXT SUMMER, YOU HEAR? No more delays, reasons or excuses. You don’t need thousands and thousands to see Europe, it’s...

Essential Ways to Keep Your Health in Check While Backpacking

Backpackers are one of the most resourceful traveler in the world, because they manage to visit plenty of destinations, experience new culture, maximize their daily itinerary, and try loads of tourist attractions without spending a lot of money. Photo Credit: Stuck in Customs | cc These travelers however tend to take their health for granted. To...

Summer In Europe – Follow The Sun

Is there anything like Summer in Europe? The beaches, the long balmy nights, the parties, the food… The list goes on and on. Tom and I spent some wonderful times partying our way around Europe over two Summers. We had some definite favourite destinations which I would like to share. Of course there are a multitude of wonderful Summer...

Don’t Get Sick On The Road: Travel Tips

No one enjoys getting ill, but when you’re far from home, sickness can quickly turn from troublesome to terrifying. Though you hopefully won’t get sick while you travel, a big medical emergency can strike at any time, whether or not you’re ready for it. In order to minimize stress and inconvenience, it’s significant to be prepared for the...

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