Backpacking FAQ. All the answers we had before we set off answered by 4 months on the road!

Before we headed off backpacking we had so many questions, when to book accomodation, how to keep everything safe and how to manage our money. Despite being so excited for a dream to finally come true, all these amazing places we would be heading out to see and the experiences we would be having… yet

33 Photos that will make you fall in love with magical and diverse Italy!

Italy, a stunning country from jagged mountains to flowing green vineyards, stunning beaches and stylish cities…it has it all! We recently travelled through many of the diverse regions in the North of the country and have in the past see the stunning south too. Here are 33 photos that are guaranteed to make you fall

Our dream Iceland bucket list itinerary: How we want to explore this amazing island!

Iceland seems to have grown and grown in popularity over the last few years and we certainly have been taking note! From a little known and presumed lump of ice somewhere in Northern Europe it has become THE place to visit. Boasting some of the most incredible and unspoilt natural scenery, breathtaking experiences and bucket

Check list before you go backpacking – Tips for getting ready for your first time!

With our first backpacking stint having begun just over a week ago we thought we would share with you a check list we made when we were organising our trip. Backpacking for the first time can be an intimidating prospect and despite all our excitement we were also often overcome with what we needed to

How to keep your belongings safe whilst travelling/ backpacking. Tips for the road!

Backpacking is an amazing time, travelling to new and exciting places, experiencing new things and going on a wild journey across the world. But with that also comes worries and stresses, mostly around keeping your valuables safe. Many of us travel with money, cameras, tablets, important documents and even a laptop if you are a

Oslo, Norway: Backpacking one of the most expensive cities in the world! A budget guide!

Oslo is famous for being one of the most expensive cities in the world and Norway one of the dearest countries. So when we arrived here from travelling in Australia where we had been working and Asia where everything is dirt cheap we knew we would have our work cut out backpacking the city on

Staying in the oldest hotel in Gothenburg, Sweden: The beautiful Hotel Royal

Arriving into Gothenburg, a wonderfully overlooked city that is a perfect mixture of fascinating history and thriving modernity we wanted to stay somewhere special. Walking through the elegant doors of Hotel Royal Gothenburg we knew we had found just that. The oldest hotel in Gothenburg exuded class as it told the narrative of this beautiful place

Escaping busy Sydney for the awe inspiring views and serenity of the Blue Mountains National Park, Australia

Sydney is known as a bustling, busy and large metropolis that can be overwhelming and expensive! However, many people don’t realise that just a 2 hour train journey outside of the city is the incredible and expansive Blue Mountains National park. This beautiful area is easily accessible and well developed for visitors no matter what

CityBox Hotel, Oslo: A slick, modern and elegant budget option in this expensive city

Heading back to Europe from months away in Asia and Australia and having just survived a long haul flight we needed somewhere simple, easy and comfortable for our stay in Oslo. CityBox Hotel ticked all the boxes for us, it has a very simple booking process and a quick and easy check in that allows

Coastal walks and amazing beaches around Sydney. Where to escape the city and head to the sea!

Sydney is well known as a large, busy and modern city, but many don’t realise just how many amazing beaches and coastal walks there are around the city. We managed to explore just a small handful of those within range of the cities public transport and discovered some absolutely pristine coastline. It’s that Aussie lifestyle

Sydney, The big, bustling heart of Australia. A guide to visiting on a backpacker budget!

Sydney, the huge metropolis of Australia, one of the Southern Hemisphere’s largest cities and known to be pretty expensive. Yet thousands of backpackers head here every year to take in the sights and sounds of this landmark filled state capital and they do so on a budget! As one of the many working tourist visa

Snapshots of the wild Australian outback from a 7000km trip through the Red Centre

The Australian Outback is a strange and mysterious place. It stretches out for miles and miles of nothingness. Heading down the famous Stuart Highway that runs pretty much down the centre of Australia was at times like playing one of those old car games on the mega drive, where it’s just the same scenery repeated