Category Archives: Overland Travel

Overland travel is my favourite way to see the world. You can only see so much out of a plane window, and I’m obsessed with watching a country roll past, meeting local people and enjoying traditional customs on an overland (or sea!) journey. This category will detail how-to guides about overlanding in various parts of the world, as well as hopefully provide you with some inspiration to travel overland yourself!

How to get the train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai

I don’t know why I found getting the Bangkok to Chiang Mai train so difficult. I’ve taken chicken buses through Guatemala, I’ve travelled by train all around China and I’ve taken international coaches through Europe. But for some reason, I just seemed to mess up everything about the train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai. Luckily, […]

Why You Should Take a Solo Road Trip At Least Once In Your Life

“There’s heavy rain forecasted, right?” I asked the woman in the Hebel general store, a tiny village just over the Queensland border. “Will the road from here be alright?”. “It’s a highway”, she stressed. “Floodwater doesn’t go over the highway. Who are you travelling with?” “Myself” I replied. “I’m travelling alone”. She looked alarmed. “then […]

12 Things to Know Before Going on a Road Trip around Australia

There’s nowhere quite as perfect for road tripping as Australia. Its size means that you really feel like you’ve achieved something by driving from north to south or east to west; but there are enough stops on each road trip route to keep you inspired. It’s a perfect way of travel for those who want […]

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 […]

A guide to the international megabus: London to Amsterdam

“You’re getting a megabus from London to Amsterdam?!” In all honesty, I love the megabus. It’s cheap, it’s efficient, and there’s sometimes free WiFi on board. It’s also a hell of a lot more eco-friendly than planes – and to be honest, I fly far too much (I think it’s 20 planes in the last 2 […]