30 Inspirational Quotes To Inspire You To Travel

30 Inspirational Quotes To Inspire You To Travel

Every now and then we all need a little bit of inspiration. Some words that hit us like a brick, and help us to realise that our dreams are truly possible. That’s why we put together 30 of our favourite inspirational quotes to inspire you to live your dreams, and to get out there in…

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Do You Need Travel Insurance? Tips to help you decide

“Nothing’s going to happen to me, I’m young, fit & healthy. Plus it’s expensive, and I only saved enough money for my trip…” Have you had these thoughts before going on a trip? Wondering, do you need travel insurance? You may be going backpacking for the first time and just have no idea what travel…

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Which is the BEST Group Tour Company for You?

Which is the best group tour company?

Group tours were not all created equal – and you may even be surprised as to just how many different “styles” of tours are available to backpackers. It’s not just about the multitude of destinations on offer, it’s the way the tours are run and the level of freedom and flexibility you can get, or…

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FREE Accommodation Worldwide: 10 simple steps to become a top HouseSitter in 3 months

House sitting means free accommodation around the world. I’m sure you’ll agree this is a golden ticket for any traveller. We signed up to trusted house sitters on 17th April 2014 whilst paying to stay in a filthy hotel in Kanyakamuri, India. By June 5th we were on our first housesit in England and by late…

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Top Five Tips for Staying Healthy when Travelling Solo

Top Five Tips for Staying Healthy when Travelling Solo

Having spent half of last year travelling the world on my own, I know how hard it can be to stay healthy and fit!  As a woman travelling alone, I tended to eat fast food rather than sitting alone in a restaurant, and exercise was something that I found hard to integrate into my routine. …

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Minimalist Packing: Ultimate Carry on packing list (Checklist)

Minimalist Packing- Ultimate Carry on packing list

First time travelers always pack too much. Minimalist packing is an art. We’ve put together a carry on packing list for backpackers who really want to pack light, avoid problems at the airport and never have to check in baggage or stand in the long lines to check in. The hardest thing with minimalist packing…

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12 Tips for Traveling Solo – Advice from our Favourite Female Travel Bloggers

Traveling By Yourself - tips for traveling solo as a female

Traveling by yourself for the first time can be a daunting experience for anybody. But as a female solo traveler there are a few extra precautions you will need to take to make sure you have a great trip, and get home safely. That’s why we have asked our favourite female adventurers from the best solo female…

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Which Backpacker Accommodation is right for you? (Inc. World Hostel Price Guide)

which backpacker accommodation is for you?

Backpacker Accommodation basics. We discuss all the options that are out there so you can choose which style is right for you. It’s not just about hostels you know…

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7 things to know before your first backpacking trip – advice from seasoned travellers

This to know before your first backpacking trip - advice from seasoned travelers

“Every pro was once an amateur. Every expert was once a beginner. So dream big and start now. “ Basically you have to start somewhere. We don’t all have a magical crystal ball telling us the right path to go on. But we do have the wisdom of those who have gone before us. We all…

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10 Mistakes 1st Time Backpackers Make (and how to avoid them)

10 mistakes backpackers make

The first trip you take abroad will certainly be an eye opening experience. You will see things you never imagined you’d see, eat things you’ve never tasted before and learn so many new and wonderful things. But there are some things you need to learn before you get on that plane. You’re going to make…

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