How to Take an Epic Road Trip in Australia

No great backpacking adventure would be complete without a good road trip. And when you're travelling Australia, it's practically a rite of passage. It can seem daunting to the inexperienced. Australia is a big place (huge, actually); there's a lot of distance to cover. Depending on [...]

2017-08-12T04:23:52+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Australia, Budget Backpacking, Inspiration, Practical Information, Travel Tips|Comments Off on How to Take an Epic Road Trip in Australia

The Beauty of Travelling in Winter

Australia is a country that people cannot help but picture in the sun. Beaches, surf, sand, sunbathing. When I first arrived here, straight into the tropical north in springtime, I couldn’t imagine ever being cold again. Actually, on some days, I couldn’t imagine anything better than [...]

2017-08-08T14:02:40+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Australia, Inspiration, Ramblings|Comments Off on The Beauty of Travelling in Winter

Why I Will (Probably) Never Be a “Successful” Travel Blogger

I’ve been travelling and writing about it for a pretty long time now. In 2013 I shouldered my backpack for my first solo trip, to South America, and decided to start a blog. Its main purpose was to reassure my mum that I was still alive [...]

The Rose-Tinted Myth of Travel: Why Travel Ain’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

I think it’s pretty clear to all who know me that I quite like travelling. While I have always done my best to refrain from chipping into any and all conversations with, ‘That reminds me of the time I was in Peru/Budapest/China,' I somehow still managed to [...]

2017-08-11T08:35:52+00:00 February 19th, 2017|Inspiration|Comments Off on The Rose-Tinted Myth of Travel: Why Travel Ain’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be

Don’t Panic: A Guide to Fighting the Fear Before Travel

Have a read of my advice on how to overcome the fear that is an inevitable part of first-time travel. Get your gap year or backpacking trip off to a good start using these tips!

2017-08-12T04:23:55+00:00 August 28th, 2016|Gap Year Guides, Inspiration, Practical Information, Travel Diary, Travel Tips|Comments Off on Don’t Panic: A Guide to Fighting the Fear Before Travel

How to Travel on the Cheap While at University

Find out some tip and tricks on how you can capitalise on the cheap travel opportunities you are offered as a university student, and turn them into awesome experiences!

2017-08-12T04:23:56+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Budget Backpacking, Inspiration, Practical Information, Travel Tips, volunteering|Comments Off on How to Travel on the Cheap While at University

My 2016 Travel Resolutions

Image credit: Peony Gent It’s nearly the New Year already! How has this happened? Feels like five minutes since I was gallivanting in South Africa. Anyway, I’ll be spending New Year in Edinburgh once more (I just can’t get enough of it), but before I make the interminable [...]

2017-08-03T11:17:13+00:00 December 30th, 2015|Inspiration, Miscellaneous, Ramblings|Comments Off on My 2016 Travel Resolutions