Interrailing in Europe is a rite of passage for travellers from across the world. The ticket can seem expensive but one country where it really pays off is Switzerland. You will save money when compared to booking individual trains for sure. However, there soon comes the realisation that you need to pay for everything else… Continue reading Interrailing Switzerland on a Budget – How to Save Money in Switzerland
Santorini has a reputation for being an expensive place to visit. It’s true, the beautiful volcanic marvel that is Santorini can produce some seriously eye-wateringly high bills. However, we are here to prove that you can do Santorini on a budget. So, if you are interested in travelling to Santorini on the cheap, read on… Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Backpacking Santorini on a Budget
Backpacking is in our blood. Even when we are travelling to a fancy resort or city break, the lessons we learned during a five-month trip to Asia (and around 60 subsequent trips) have honed our packing skills. We love hand luggage so we have really nailed down the backpacking gear essentials that we really need… Continue reading 20 Backpacking Gear Essentials for Carry-On Backpacking
Travel in Western Europe can be expensive. There are plenty of ways to save money and one of the big ones is to avoid big cities like London and Paris…but where is the fun in that?! If you are in France, Paris should absolutely be on your list but if you are on a budget,… Continue reading 21 Tips for Backpacking in Paris on a Budget
Backpacks are the best! I am sure I have listed all the benefits in the past (who cares if there’s a pavement/they aren’t easily stolen if attached to you/soft sides that don’t crack/great for hopping on and off transport etc etc etc). However, the search for the perfect backpack as a short, curvy girl can… Continue reading Women’s SunDrift Panglao 55L Backpack – A Review
The south-east Asian backpacking circuit is well established. From Bangkok, travellers head north-west to Chang Mai, Pai and go trekking in the golden triangle, before heading east into the small country of Laos. Most travellers cross the border and then get on “the slow boat to Laos”. That is exactly what we did on our… Continue reading The Slow Boat to Laos – A Two Day Treat
So as a traveller you go trekking Northern Thailand. Why? I don’t really know, it’s just what you do…so it’s what we did. Trekking in this area of the world is a great way to get out and see the jungle of the Thai/Burmese border, see life in the hill tribes and is a rewarding… Continue reading Trekking Northern Thailand from Pai-land
India is huge. No, really, it is the 7th largest country in the world, you can fit the UK into India 20 times. With all that distance to cover, it may be tempting to jump on a plane and reach your destination quickly, but you will miss out on all the fun. Instead, I am here… Continue reading Riding the Rails – Why Travelling India by Train is the Best Way to See the Country
Life in Pai, for backpackers at least, is simple, chilled and fun. Is that why it holds such a pull over the backpacking community. This is the story of our time there.
The first time I visited Chiang Mai was during our five month trip around Asia. I can tell you that I am struggling to remember much of what we did. It has all blurred into the mists of mis-memory (I think I just invented a word) and is the sum of our photos. But seeing… Continue reading Mis-memories of Chiang Mai, Thailand
Taking the night train from Bangkok to Chiang Mai is a great adventure and an even greater way to travel between Thailand’s two major cities.
I am obsessed with my Kathmandu Litehaul 38L. I owned one, I saw a new one and HAD to buy it. Imagine my embarrassing over-excitement when I found out that they have come out with an even newer version. What else could I do but review the new Kathmandu Litehaul 38L!! The Kathmandu Litehaul Range