My top 4 travel essentials for packing light

Since I chucked my old huge backpack for carry-on only, packing light has become essential and has hugely improved the way I travel. No more checking-in luggage (which saves money) and waiting for luggage after flights, no more worry of my checked-in luggage getting lost on flights, no more back pain and struggling to pick […]

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8 Lessons Learnt From Long-Term Travel

For me, long-term travel was a huge learning step. The day I left home for a whole year was literally the biggest day of my life, and I think it always will be. I feel I’ve learnt a lot since that first big trip. When 22 year old me, in my cheap bulky hiking boots, […]

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The Ultimate Guide To Planning Your Next Trip

If you’re anything like me, you’ll admit that it sounds a super exciting idea to just turn up in a new place in a distant land; hop off the plane as a ‘free spirit’ without having any plans, any idea of how long you’re going to stay there, where you are going to go next, or how […]

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How I saved £10,000 in less than 10 months to travel the world

So I’m doing a post on this as I’ve been asked about it so many times now. Some call me frugal, some call me tight with money, I say I’m just good at saving money! Back in 2013 I had recently graduated and I had literally no money to my name. I began saving to travel in […]

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16 Weeks in Southeast Asia – What does it cost?

We spent 3 and a half months in South East Asia in 2014 as part of our round the world trip. In this article I will lay out our budget and reveal my total overall spend. Our budgets are Per Person and include everything except – travel insurance, vaccinations, external flights and our Vietnam visa- […]

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6 weeks in India – How much does it cost?

We spent 6 weeks in India during 2014, during which it very quickly became my favourite country in the world, not only because it is ridiculously cheap! It really was the perfect backpacker destination, money here goes far and you can get by on very little a day if needed, or live and eat like kings […]

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