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...

Imagining Christmas in Europe

Christmas is a time for relaxing, eating, drinking and enjoying the company of family and friends. But December can also be quite stressful; you have to work out things like visiting relatives, buying presents, and cooking meals for guests. So instead of another Christmas like this, why not plan ahead for the next one and have a destination...

What’s All the Fuss About Fraser Island?

If you have not yet visited Fraser Island, you’re probably wondering what the big deal is. What makes this particular island stand out? Is it not just another sunny beach resort? How exactly did it become a World Heritage site? In an attempt to answer such questions, this article will take you through some of the things that make Fraser Island a...

How To Safely Send Your Money Abroad

When you are a frequent traveller abroad and spend much of your time away from home, one of the things you need to think about is how to safely send money abroad. Maybe you are backpacking for a year and need to pay your bills or the landlord back home, or maybe you need to transfer cash to your dependants. There is no lack of ways to send money...

Tunisia: Ancient Roman Ruins & Beautiful Mediterranean Beaches

Tunisia sits snugly between Algeria and Libya in North Africa, it’s easily described as a “diamond in the rough” destination and is well worth considering on your next backpacking trip whether you’re in the deep end of Spain or Italy or traversing through Africa itself. Tunisia’s capital is aptly named Tunis, and...

Tenerife: The Place to Be

Image by pasotraspaso, used under Creative Commons licence. Looking for somewhere that provides sun and sea and plenty to do? Then you want to get yourself to the Canary Islands. More specifically, you should hit Tenerife. It’s verdant and mountainous and, at the same time, perfect if you’re just looking to lounge on the beach and relax....

Why You Need To Drop Everything And Visit Nepal

Photo Credit: Nick Kenrick | cc Nepal is one of those places where people go when they want a holiday destination that’s anything but common! There’s good reason too – Nepal is full of natural beauty paired with a rich history, two things that guarantee a satisfying holiday. To really get the most out of Nepal, and avoid missing out on...

European Summer Backpacking Tips You Need To Know

Ah, backpacking Europe in the summertime is a wonderful past time for college and university students around the world. From the vibrant streets of coastal cities like Nice in France or Split in Croatia, to the cities that bask in summer’s warmth like Paris and Amsterdam – Europe in summer is a sight to behold. Part of the fun is that...

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