Free Camping in Australia: A How-To Guide

Posted by on Nov 17, 2017 in Australia | No Comments
Free Camping in Australia: A How-To Guide

  Ask nearly anyone who’s been to Australia, and they’ll no doubt talk about the gorgeous beaches, amazing national parks, BBQs on the beach, and laid back lifestyle. “But”, they’ll warn you, “save up a lot of money. It’s expensive.” I’ve been here for over a year now – and I just don’t get it. […]

The Best Hostels in Sydney for First Time Travellers to Australia

Posted by on Oct 30, 2017 in Australia | No Comments

Heading to Australia this year? Travellers’ first point of call is often New South Wales’ capital, Sydney. Famed for its Opera House, beautiful beaches and busy city atmosphere, Sydney is where a lot of travellers finish and start their journeys – and many stay a bit longer to live and work. Sydney is not my […]

How To Make the Most of a Layover in Kuala Lumpur

Posted by on Oct 26, 2017 in Malaysia | No Comments

Located at the crossroads between the far east and south Asia, and situated conveniently between the South East Asian hotspots of Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam and Oceania, Kuala Lumpur is on the route of many inter-continental journeys. And while I obviously love overlanding, sometimes money or time constraints have this pesky habit of getting in […]

Twelve Amazing Australian Road Trip Songs

Posted by on Oct 7, 2017 in Australia | No Comments
Twelve Amazing Australian Road Trip Songs

So you’ve finally plucked up the courage to go on that Australian road trip you’ve been talking about. Whether you’re driving across the Nullarbor or traversing the Gibb River Road, you’re most likely going to be driving thousands of kilometres and will want some musical entertainment.  Don’t worry fam, we got you. Here’s 10 amazing […]

The Gibb River Road: Driving Tips, What to Take and Where to Camp

Posted by on Sep 23, 2017 in Australia | No Comments
The Gibb River Road: Driving Tips, What to Take and Where to Camp

The Gibb River Road is one of a kind. Its 660 kilometre track traverses the wild Kimberley region of Western Australia, which is known as ‘Australia’s last frontier’, passing by some of Australia’s (and maybe the worlds’!) most spectacular waterfalls, gorges and swimming holes. The Gibb River Road feels a little like a fairytale; where else […]

Two Week Japan Itinerary : Explore the Oriental Country by Rail

Posted by on Sep 20, 2017 in Japan | No Comments
Two Week Japan Itinerary : Explore the Oriental Country by Rail

With its relatively small land size and incredible high-speed trains, Japan is an ideal destination to explore if you enjoy overland transit. There are many reasons to visit Japan: From ancient temples and shrines to ultra-modern hotels and cutting-edge technology Japan is quirky, fascinating and manages to blend past and present together so beautifully. Any […]

Bali on a Budget: Tips for Cheap Travel to Indonesia

Posted by on Sep 15, 2017 in Bali | No Comments

Beautiful Bali, one of the must-visit places in Indonesia, has been in the headlines a lot over the last few years. It’s become not just a destination for travelers, but has started to attract holidaymakers from Australia, Europe and beyond. Because of this, authentic Bali is a little harder to find (although by no means […]

The Ultimate 2 Weeks in Peru Itinerary

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Peru | No Comments
The Ultimate 2 Weeks in Peru Itinerary

Peru is at the top of many travellers’ South America bucket list and for good reason. You could easily spend months absorbing the culture, but if you only have 2 weeks in Peru, you’ll have time to experience some of the best parts of the country. Home to ancient sites such as Machu Picchu, natural wonders […]

Broome to Darwin Drive Itinerary (via the Gibb River Road)

Posted by on Sep 7, 2017 in Australia | No Comments
Broome to Darwin Drive Itinerary (via the Gibb River Road)

There’s two ways you can do the Broome to Darwin drive. One’s via the highway, which has some nice stops but is a little bit bland. Or, you can say yes to adventure, stock up the 4WD with spare tyres and a puncture repair kit, and brave the Gibb River Road. The best part of […]

Paper Plane Hostel Review: Unique Accomodation in Kuala Lumpur

Posted by on Sep 4, 2017 in Malaysia | No Comments

Arriving into Kuala Lumpur wasn’t my finest hour. My plane was delayed, it took hours to get through customs, I turned down an offer of splitting a grab taxi because ‘I like public transport’ – cut to an hour later, where I’m standing outside a shut Monorail office, in the dark in a city where […]

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