Category Archives: All Destinations

The 39 Best Things to do in Byron Bay

Byron Bay is a magical place – so much so that I’ll readily admit it changed my life. It’s a beautiful town, full of gorgeous beaches, and somewhere where you’ll never be far from hearing music on the streets. Byron Bay is a place where people are free to be who they want to be […]

How to find Jobs in Byron Bay

Living in Byron Bay is like living in a fantasy. The small town is constantly buzzing with unique and interesting people, love is given in abundance and the weather is generally beautiful. Byron Bay is in many ways the epitome of Australian living; with surfing, beautiful beaches and a chilled out vibe. Many people visit […]

How Byron Bay Changed My Life

Ask anyone who has been living in Byron for a significant amount of time what they love about the place, and they’ll most likely start talking about its magic, its potential for huge self-growth and its uniqueness. Some people see it as a place of relaxation and rejuvenation, others somewhere that constantly inspires. Byron Bay […]

A Complete Guide to Train Travel in China

China is a fantastic place for more adventurous travellers. There’s no specific tourist path through the country, no shuttles transporting people to each destination, and very few bars and restaurants catered especially for backpackers. Because of all of this, China can seem a little daunting; and the question of how to get around is just […]

One Month in China Itinerary for First Timers

If you’re reading this China itinerary, I’m guessing you’re planning a trip to the country. China is one of my favourite countries to travel in. It’s brimming with history and culture, from the Terrcotta Warriors to its many, many temples, but it has the most dynamic modern scene in cities like Shanghai and Guangzhou. It […]

The Ultimate Solo Travel in China Guide

China is many things. Crazy, overwhelming and unique are all words that could be used to describe this Asian country. Solo travel in China can seem pretty daunting – it’s often near impossible to know exactly what is going on while exploring the country, especially if you have little grasp of the language. If you’re thinking […]

Hong Kong Accommodation: Are hostels in Chungking Mansions safe?

I’m travelling on a budget. And Hong Kong was expensive. I knew it would be costlier than China, and I’d set aside money for that. But I really wasn’t expecting it to be as dear as it was. Honestly, I think it may be the most expensive place that I’ve been to. Or at least […]

A unique hostel in Sydney – YHA Railway Square

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If you’re searching for a unique hostel in Sydney, there is really no other option than YHA Railway Square. The main selling point of this hostel is that some of the dorms are located in renovated railway carriages. From the outside they look like vintage railway cars, and as soon as you walk into the […]

How to visit a Longsheng Rice Terrace without a guide

Now, I’m not saying that I didn’t enjoy Chinese cities. I loved Shanghai way more than I thought I would, and I enjoyed exploring a remote city in China, Liaoyuan. But, after six weeks exploring city after city, I thought my head was going to explode. As I arrived in Guilin from a 21 hour train […]

Please Visit the Nanjing Massacre Memorial While You’re in China

Nanjing – just another Chinese city. Or is it? The place has actually boasted a huge amount of national importance over the country’s history. It was once the capital of South China (‘Nanjing’ literally means ‘South Capital’ whereas ‘Beijing’ means ‘North Capital’) and today, is one of those cities with a centre that’s developing at […]