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...

5 Excellent Hikes In Western Canada

This guest post was brought to you in partnership with Carly on behalf of Car Hire Market. Canada has, without a doubt, some of the most gorgeous hiking trails in the world! Enjoy! Wherever you choose to visit in Canada, you’re never far from the wilderness, nor the opportunity to explore the great outdoors. Any trip through Canada is enhanced...

Pike Place Markets in Seattle

Seattle might be rainy, but nothing dampens the mood of the bustling and lively Pike Place markets in Seattle that run along the river. We arrived to explore in the late afternoon so we could stroll around and finish with the sunset. As tacky as it may be, we couldn’t resist ducking into the original Starbucks, the first ever store of the...

Fire Spinning: Twirling Fury In Haad Rin, Koh Phangan

Famous for its fire spinning, Haad Rin beach at night explodes into a launchpad for furious fire twirlers eager to strut their stuff. You may know of Haad Rin Beach in Kho Phangan due to the infamous full moon party. I’ve been to one before, and whilst an epic experience it’s a post in itself so I won’t derail my own thread of...

Sagrada Familia: Antoni Gaudi’s Basilica Masterpiece in Barcelona

The Sagrada Familia is an absolute gem. If you’re going to Barcelona, don’t miss this. I’m not religious, yet I found Antoni Gaudi’s Basilica simply stunning. This is beyond worthy of being Gaudi’s shining legacy, his life’s work. Hot, balmy days are a common occurrence in Barcelona. We trudged our way to the...

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