Best Backpacks for travelling

Best Backpack for Travelling: The Ultimate Guide

There are a lot of articles on the internet about the best backpack for travelling, so why read this one? Because I travel. A lot. I quit my job in 2010 and have been backpacking around the world ever since. From epic round-the-world trips to summers in Europe to long-stays in cities and weeks trekking through jungles, I’ve packed and re-packed more… Read more →

Great Ocean Road Itinerary

Australia’s Great Ocean Road Itinerary

In this guest post Alys Barr of The WILD Life shares details of the Great Ocean Road itinerary she followed on her 7-day trip from Melbourne along one of Australia’s most captivating drives. Australia’s Great Ocean Road Itinerary As I stared out of the car window and pulled my scarf tighter around my neck, I tried to get a glimpse of our surroundings… Read more →

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Malaria Facts Every Traveller Should Know

Compared to planning your travel route, booking tickets and packing for your adventure, the topic of malaria and travel health can easily fall down your priority list but given malaria can be deadly, it’s a subject that shouldn’t be overlooked. I’ve been considering writing an article about malaria for a while but without a medical qualification, I didn’t want to stray into… Read more →

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“Finding Myself”: The Uncomfortable Journey

That first time traveling alone can be daunting – a new location, a life left behind and no idea what the future holds. Yet not many people share these stories of the hard moments. They shout from the rooftops about how they’re travelling the world and living the dream. In this post, my guest writer, Mary Hood from the wonderful blog… Read more →

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What’s it Like to Travel as a Gay Couple?

Travelling as a solo female can come with its challenges, particularly in countries that have a machismo culture or where it’s just not common for woman to travel on their own, but I never have to face the reality that in some countries it’s illegal for me to be who I am.  Astonishingly there are 76 countries around the world where it… Read more →

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10 Best Things To Do In Scotland on the West Coast

I was in my 30’s by the time I took my first trip to Scotland – quite an embarrassing confession given: a) Scotland is the neighbour of my native England; b) I didn’t need a passport (or even a flight) to get there; and c) I’d otherwise managed to take myself literally half way around the world (to Hong Kong,… Read more →

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Indiana Jo: Now Accepting Guest Posts

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO CONTACTED ME. I NOW HAVE WHAT I NEED SO WON’T BE ACCEPTING ANY MORE GUEST POSTS AT THIS STAGE. I’m going on holiday! Yeah, yeah, I know…my whole life is a holiday (or so my family and friends think) but while I finish up exploring Madrid and then go off exploring the Greek Islands, I thought it might be… Read more →