Archive | July, 2010

How to pick the best travel rewards credit card!

Many times I’ve been on the road I’ve been so glad of my credit card. For those emergency situations, or booking things like flights and hostels online, they make life so much easier. However, one of the most important things to bear in mind when picking your credit card, aside from not blowing all your […]

Photo of the Week – Crazy Hostel Buddies!

Every backpackers hostel I go to, there is always at least one crazy guy dressed up in fancy dress! ha ha. Crazy in a good way though!

Great Backpacker Bars in Edinburgh

One of the best ways to save money while travelling through Edinburgh, but still have a social life, is to visit the many Backpacker Bars in the city. A backpacker bar is usually next door, or joined onto a hostel, and they usually offer cheap drinks and food deals for any backpackers, or at the […]

The downsides of travel

I love travelling! I wouldn’t be writing this blog if I didn’t. Like anything in life however, nothing is perfect. There are some downsides to travel, and although the positives far outweigh the negatives in my opinion, it’s hard to ignore that there are some drawbacks to travelling that any long term traveller or backpacker […]

Photo of the Week – Esperance Beach

Around the world by land & sea!

I mentioned briefly in a previous post that I would be embarking on a trip by land and sea around the world later this year. It will be my most challenging trip to date, and something I am very excited about. I have tried not to write much about it until now, as I wanted […]

The Travel Blogging Update – 2

I had been planning to do these blogging updates only once every 3 months, but a lot has happened in the last month or so that I thought I’d update you all on. Guest Posts/Features I’ve been guest posting all over the place lately. Of particular note, my guest post for A Travel around the […]

Photo of the Week – Duesseldorf

How to Travel the World with only Hand Luggage

Travel is a wonderful thing. Long term travel is even better. Sometimes though, when you’ve been on the road a long time, there can be some downsides. Having to cart your life with you in a backpack can take its load on your back, and airport check-in/out can also be a tedious process when you […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Living In A Hostel

One thing I love about staying in backpacker hostels is the amazing atmosphere and people you meet. It has to be said though; there can be some definite downsides if you happen to get stuck in a room with someone who clearly doesn’t appreciate that they are sharing a dorm room with other people! I’m […]