Our pick for the best beaches in the world after 60+ countries!

We have to admit, we’ve never really been beach people! But travelling through South East Asia and Australia we might have just been converted!! We usually head straight for the mountains, trekking through jungles or even exploring a great city, but we’ve always got a little bored on trips to the beach! However, we never […]

How to spend two days in Dubai, UAE on a backpacker budget!

For most backpackers heading out to South East Asia, Australia or New Zealand, Dubai is a natural layover and most flights pass through here. Many of those passing through on long trips overseas will be on a tight budget and might consider just passing through this notoriously expensive city and braving the excruciatingly long flight […]

El Nido island hopping: unbelievable turquoise waters to the awe inspiring Big Lagoon and hidden beaches of Palawan, Philippines!

El Nido, on the island of Palawan in the Philippines is paradise on earth! Crystal clear warm turquoise waters, amazing limestone formations, pristine secret beaches, hidden lagoons and perfect weather! No wonder after 9 months backpacking we couldn’t wait to drop our bags and hop straight onto one of the traditional wooden boats and sail […]