Category Archives: Plan Your Trip

Two Week Philippines Itinerary

It wasn’t until a few years ago, when three of its islands were dubbed the best in the world, that the Philippines caught the attention of adventurers, beach-goers, and vacationers all over the world. Now, it is definitely well known for its white sand beaches, crystal blue waters, fantastic dive sites, and beautiful sunsets. However, because the Philippines […]

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. Sure, […]

The Best Hostels in Sydney for First Time Travellers to Australia

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 a where a lot of travellers finish and start their journeys – and many stay a bit longer to live and work. Sydney is not […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Perth to Broome Drive Itinerary

Western Australia… it’s somewhere pretty special. So many travellers favour the east coast, but I’m here to prove to you that a Perth to Broome road trip should be on your Australian bucket list, without a shadow of a doubt! So once you’ve sorted your mode of transport – whether that be a rental car […]

100 Quick Sustainable Travel Tips

Travelling is great for a lot of things. Open-mindedness, confidence, education.. travel is in many ways the greatest teacher and biggest personality builder. But one thing travel isn’t naturally amazing for is the environment. From the actual act of travelling, to staying in hotels and making use of their often detrimental services, to creating the […]

The Ultimate Road Trip Around Maryland, USA

Image via Flickr by scott1346 With picturesque beaches and a glorious waterfront, oodles of history and fantastic wildlife watching opportunities, there’s heaps of reasons to visit Maryland, which is known as America in Miniature. Whether you’re just road tripping the state or it is part of a longer journey – perhaps a Boston to Miami road trip – […]