Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

2-3 Weeks in Bali Itinerary for All Travellers!

Bali’s been having a moment for about three years now. It’s been a popular destination for decades, due to its tropical climate, easy-going lifestyle and rich culture; but tourism on the island has been booming recently – with people seeking its idyllic beaches, spectacular lookouts from sky-high volcanoes and unique Balinese culture. Last year I […]

Backpacking Australia? Here’s Everything You’ll Need to Know

G’day mate! Are you backpacking Australia sometime soon? Fantastic life choice- the land down under is a wonderful place to visit. I spent a year and a half there, driving around near enough the whole country, and I’d return in a heartbeat if I could. Australia is a great country for first time backpackers to […]

Edinburgh to Isle of Skye by Car: A 5 Day Itinerary

Scotland is a country with a rich history, stunning beauty, and some of the kindest locals you’ll meet. Mysterious standing stones are spread across the country, as are castle ruins that were once home to different clans and noble families. Meanwhile, the vast, open lands and misty-topped mountain peaks, make you feel like you are […]

Australian Survival Kit: Gifts for Someone Travelling to Australia

Do you know someone who’s soon to head to the great land down under? If you want to get them a gift before they go, an Australian survival kit is a fantastic idea. This list of gifts for someone travelling to Australia has some great ideas for both serious and novelty presents; just pick and […]

East Coast Australia Road Trip Itinerary and Ultimate Guide

Show stopping beaches, charismatic little towns, eden-like national parks and unforgettable adrenalin filled activities mean it’s no wonder why the east coast of Australia is one of the world’s most popular travel destinations. And it’s all relatively easy to explore; you just need a vehicle or a coach pass, a chunk of time (I’d recommend […]

Southern Italy Road Trip: Naples to Palermo

History and local culture. What a combination. And what a great quest to pursue on a Southern Italy road trip from Naples to Palermo, the location of which is a paradise for lovers of both. Here is a 1,200-mile, 2-week odyssey to maximize both these aspects by visiting the best cities in Sicily, famous for […]

What to Pack for China: Essential Items to Put in Your Backpack

Planning a trip to China? There will no doubt be a lot of questions on your mind. How will I navigate the country with no Mandarin (if you can’t speak it)? How will I take the trains alone? How will I handle the food? These questions, and many, many more, were at the top of […]

Adelaide to Cairns Drive Itinerary – via the Great Inland Way

The Adelaide to Cairns drive is not your obvious Australian road trip. When I told people that I’d decided to drive 3,000 kilometres through the Australian outback on my own, 98% of them thought, to put it politely, that I’d lost the plot. I thought I’d lost it a long time ago, but admittedly driving […]

Travelling with Carry On Luggage Only in Asia: A How-To Guide

  One of my best sustainable travel tips is to pack less, because less items means reduced fuel emissions on transport. It also means favouring solid, package-free toiletries over weighty bottles. And guess what? Sustainable travel is often also cheap travel, and travelling in this way could save you a ton of money. I hate […]

The Best Hostels in Byron Bay for Backpackers and Holidayers

If you know me in person, or have been following my blog for the last year and a half, you’ll know that I kind of got obsessed with the beautiful town of Byron Bay in northern New South Wales, Australia. I lived in this whacky and wonderful town for five months, and it’s somewhere I […]