Backpacking in Melbourne, Victoria. Cheap & Free Things To Do in Melbourne

Want to know What to do in Melbourne for free? Well Australia is an expensive country to visit especially if you’ve just arrived from backpacking through Asia! But that shouldn’t put you off, there are plenty of cheap activities in Melbourne. Melbourne is constantly voted as one of the world’s most liveable cities and after

Gothenburg In Winter: A Guide To Visiting This Cool Swedish City & What To See In Gothenburg

After spending around 2 years travelling around Southeast Asia and Australia we found ourselves back in Europe to visit family over the Christmas period a few years back. It wasn’t just a reverse culture shock but it was also a shock to the system to acclimatise to not only winter in Europe but in famously

Kenya Budget Safari: How To Plan A Backpacker/ Affordable African Safari

Leaping into the back of an open-top jeep and cruising the savanna in sight of the big 5 is on most people’s bucket lists! But this incredible experience is also associated with huge costs that go way beyond what any backpacker or budget traveller could ever afford. Most would consider the safari an adventure reserved

Budget Travel Asia: Our Ultimate Southeast Asia Transportation Guide for Backpacking Asia

How to get around Southeast Asia: One of the apprehensions and burning questions that many people have when they are planning their Southeast Asia itinerary is how to go about physically travelling around this vast region. From the practicalities of booking transport to crossing borders and navigating the many different options for transport when planning

Roberts Point Track And Trail – The Best Free Franz Josef glacier Hike, NZ

On our incredible road trip around the South Island of New Zealand one of the places we were most looking forward to experiencing was The Franz Josef Glacier, what might be considered alongside Fox as the best glacier in New Zealand. This region of glaciers is one of the most unique in the world and

Backpacking in Hong Kong: A Guide To A Hong Kong Budget Trip

For us Hong Kong was high on our bucket list for years after growing up with stories from my parents of their first travels to Asia and their experiences there in particular. It always seemed like a world away and yet also so familiar. After spending a month travelling around mainland China we had our

Ultimate Backpacking Gear List: Our Southeast Asia Packing List for Beginners! Everything You Need For An Amazing Trip!

Preparing for backpacking Southeast Asia can be a stressful time before setting off on the adventure of a lifetime. Your first time heading off backpacking can be a time of so many questions with so many unknowns including what to put on your packing list for Southeast Asia. You wonder how you will survive travelling

The Ultimate Phuket Backpacking Guide: The Best Places to visit in Phuket On A Budget

So, you’re backpacking Thailand and want to head to Phuket? Well it’s the perfect easy access starting point for exploring the beautiful islands of Thailand. It’s got a culture and history, incredible beaches, spectacular day trips and is a great place to relax for a while and recharge and is one of the best islands

The Ultimate Best Day Trips From Christchurch, New Zealand Guide Covering Near & Far!

Having been fortunate enough to call Christchurch home for a year (and hoping to do so again in the future) we got to know it and the surrounding areas quite well doing many Christchurch day trips. It’s a small city but what it lacks in size it makes up for with its outdoor lifestyle and

Taking The 762 Turn Chiang Mai To Pai Scooter Trip & The Information On The Bus From Chiang Mai to Pai, Thailand

After riding the length of Vietnam on motorbikes they became our favourite method of transport around South East Asia and wherever possible we would jump at the chance to do another trip. After such a long a gruelling trip in Vietnam though we searched out day trips on bikes as well as shorter multi day

Ayutthaya Thailand: The Lost World of Ancient Thailand. A Guide To A Day Trip From Bangkok Or A Two Day Visit + Transport.

Ayutthaya Thailand is the one time ancient capital of the Siam, the precursor to the modern-day kingdom of Thailand. Founded in 1350 it is Thailand’s answer to Angkor Wat or Bagan; a huge complex of crumbling ancient temples awaits the intrepid to explore this historic gem. Easily accessible from on the Bangkok to Ayutthaya train it can

The Amazing Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang Slow Boat: Thailand to Laos.

Backpacking around South East Asia is an amazing adventure, travelling through amazingly diverse landscapes and from country to country like a true explorer. When we discovered the amazing, picturesque and beautiful adventure that is the Chiang Mai to Luang Prabang slow boat we knew we had to do it. We always like to add to the adventure

A 3 day Camping Trip on Great Ocean Road: The Best Way to Take in the Incredible Australian Coast

One of the highlights of our year spent in Australia and our 7 months living in Melbourne has to be The Great Ocean Road, an icon of not just Victoria but of Australia in general and something people flock from the other side of the world to experience. Living in Melbourne has meant we’ve been

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

A Guide to the Isolated Island of Coron and It’s Many Beautiful Islands, Lagoons, Wrecks and Beaches, Philippines.

Most people have gathered by now that the Philippines is paradise, though there does seem to be some out there that still need a little convincing of this. Sure it’s not Thailand or The Seychelles, but that’s a good thing! Here on the small and unassuming island of Coron off the northern end of the