Chiang Mai for Backpackers – Exploring Asia’s favourite city!

Chiang Mai for Backpackers Chiang Mai is turning out to be one of the trendiest cities in South East Asia. Located in the beautiful north eastern part of Thailand, Chiang Mai attracts over five million visitors a year with many choosing to stay long-term. But what is it about the city that has people raving […]

Freedom camping in Europe with travel photographer Micah Wright – Part 2

Freedom camping in Europe Day 6: After running through the streets of Bruges until 3 am, and then getting up at 6am to move the car, it was became a short day today as we traveled from Bruges to Amsterdam. We got in early, found a nice spot to set up camp and caught up […]

A backpackers guide to trekking in Nepal

Nepal is popularly known as an exquisite trekking destination. Trekking in Nepal is not only thrilling, but also economical. As a backpacking destination it delivers a truly unique and rare travel experience, that is surprisingly under priced considering how much personal satisfaction it delivers. Every year, thousands of people from all around the globe set […]

5 Incredible Must-See Destinations in Southern Africa.

Ever since I visited the region of Southern Africa, I cannot stop raving about the trip.  Why? Because of the raw nature, contrasted with the modern cities, the face-to-face encounter with wild animals, once-in-a-lifetime adventures you can find on every corner, delicious cuisine, the diversity of cultures, and some of the best beaches in the […]

Learning to COPE – Visiting the COPE Centre in Vientiane, Laos

Learning to COPE! The COPE Centre in Vientiane was not on the top of my list of attractions to visit in Laos. In fact, I had never heard of it before arriving in Vientiane. The Laos PDR capital is often just seen as a short visa stop over for many travellers heading towards Thailand, Vietnam […]

Backpacking in India: The Land of Colours

  India, unraveling the mystery… India is more than just a land or a country. It’s a place where the mystery unfolds itself slowly and gradually in its own unique way!  It’s a land which tells you that it will take more than just a few visits to unravel the enigma and charm it’s wrapped […]

The Best Travel Advice We’ve Ever Been Given

Experience is the best teacher. If you don’t have your own, borrow from others learning. Any advice is always better than no advice, and coming from an experienced soul, be sure it will have something for you to take from. Listed below are some of the best travel advice we’ve ever come across, from the […]

A Volunteers Diary: Perhentian Islands, Malaysia.

  As we bounced over the crashing, inky blue waves our pale faces scrunched up like old newspaper, trying to avoid the sight of the stormy sea ahead, with horizontal sea spray lashing at us, we quivered as the boat rose higher into the air while we instilled all of our trust in a rather […]

Simple budgeting tips for backpackers travelling through Asia

  Setting a budget whilst travelling long-term can seem like a daunting task. It is one of those decisions where you have to work out how much you have to spend, where you’re going to travel to, and what activities you want like to do. The bonus about backpacking through Asia is that it can […]

Backpackers in Iceland the Land of Fire and Ice

  After living in the tropics for a year I yearned for a day that I could escape the heat and humidity. To once more feel the cool air on my face and exchange the modern concrete landscape that is Singapore, for a landscape so unique and beautiful that it has etched its’ mark on […]