Travel From Your Doorstep: 4 Reasons To Use Regional Airports

This guest post was brought to you in association with Flybe. When was the last time you travelled from your regional airport? Chances are not so long ago. While most travellers would probably have to think twice about where their nearest regional airports was even located, these days a rising number are opting for their local hub over the likes...

Ko Tao: Secret Island Paradise No More?

This is a guest post brought to you by Mark over at My Funky Travel, it’s nice to read about Ko Tao and the Thai islands from another travel blogger – we loved Ko Tao (except for Trudy bursting her ear-drum diving), but all the islands have their pros and cons. Read on! Southern Thailand’s beautiful islands have grown a reputation as...

Backpacking: The Mental Game (And Bobstacles)

Everyone loves to talk about “how to prepare”. You need a passport, a Schengen visa, a backpack, some monies…you know, the usual droll (haha). I thought I would have a chat about the mental preparation when it comes to backpacking Europe and travel in general. For some of us, there are a number of “brain obstacles” (or bobstacles as...

Photos: Tips For Sharing, Storing & Avoiding Data Loss On The Go

I often get lots of interesting questions when it comes to cameras and travel. Should one bring an expensive camera or a smaller one that can be treated with a little less care (and fit in your backpack with ease). What about video and iPhones? What about sharing photos on the go, or having a back up of your photos – there’s nothing...

My First Book Has Officially Launched On Amazon – Backpacking Europe: The Everything Guide

I’ve been working on it for a while, but now it’s finished. My book. I’m happy and excited and scared all rolled into one. This is the fruition of months of hard work, so I’m giddy to finally put it out there, but feel curiously exposed at the same time. How will it be received? Will people find it useful? Will it answer...

The Friendly Faces of Myanmar People: Happy Photos

The friendly and warm country of Myanmar, still largly untouched by tourism (although this is going through a rapid change) was a wonderful experience for us, and the people were a big reason for that. You may have read our posts already on ancient Bagan or colourful Yangon. We were there in February of this year, and spent about three weeks...

Bagan: Travel This Ancient City Of Myanmar

In this week’s post, Trudy and I take you through the ancient and incredible city of Bagan in Myanmar, we travelled there earlier this year and had some wonderful experiences. Bagan was one of my favourite places in South East Asia. Imagine red, dusty roads and a horizon on all directions silhouetted by thousands of ancient Buddhist temples....

Discover The Five Best Camping Spots In Australia

I touch on the personal and shed a few thoughts on being home, but this is also a research post – it’s time to round up some of the best camping spots that I would love to check out in Australia! So it’s been a little quiet around here lately. I’m back home, in Australia, and I’ve been re-adjusting to life. Is the...

What To Do In Portland: Microbreweries, Food Trucks & Vintage

A fun little guide on what to do in Portland based on our personal experiences! At first glance Portland is a city of bridges, a vista of grey buildings lend it a working class industrial look and you could even go so far as to say it’s a bit ugly. Luckily, this is simply a thin outer veneer that when scratched reveals a rough-hewn gem ready...

When The “Beaten Track” Can Come In Handy

This guest post was brought to you in partnership with Carly on behalf of Travel Zoo, the “beaten path” is always a topic of hot debate – a very interesting post!” A well travelled road – the Eiffel Tower, but still so magical to see! – Image Credit Experienced backpackers sneer at it, travel brochures discuss...

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