Far North Queensland on the Cheap

Cairns, Port Douglas, the Daintree and the Atherton Tablelands Far North Queensland is the end of the Australian east coast journey for some, and only the beginning for others. Some will be set on blowing their budget before heading home, while for others the saving is [...]

2017-09-02T12:55:30+00:00 October 17th, 2016|Australia, Budget Backpacking, Practical Information, Travel Tips|Comments Off on Far North Queensland on the Cheap

How to Be Everyone’s Favourite Hotel Guest

People rarely give much of a thought to hotel staff in travel blogs. It’s all about ‘tips and tricks’, ways to save the traveller money, hotel and accommodation ‘hacks’. And don’t get me wrong, this is useful stuff. I read those blogs. I take that advice. [...]

2017-08-12T04:23:55+00:00 September 22nd, 2016|Practical Information, Travel Tips|Comments Off on How to Be Everyone’s Favourite Hotel Guest

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!

2017-09-02T13:31:36+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

Gap Year Guides: The Rookie’s Guide to Travel Insurance

It’s a boring topic, insurance. Getting it sorted is probably my least favourite thing to do before planning a long trip. But finding the right insurance is both tricky and incredibly important. Sadly. So read on for some helpful tips – essential if you’re new to planning [...]

2017-09-02T13:35:39+00:00 January 4th, 2016|Gap Year Guides, Practical Information, Travel Tips|Comments Off on Gap Year Guides: The Rookie’s Guide to Travel Insurance

The Student Traveller Christmas Wishlist 2015

It’s that time of year again. Almost-but-not quite-Christmas. Time to panic and be completely clueless when suddenly everyone’s asking you what you want. But never fear! A quick Google and you’ll be faced with hundreds of lists just like (but obviously not as good as) this [...]

2017-09-02T13:41:07+00:00 November 24th, 2015|Practical Information, Student Saver, Travel Tips|Comments Off on The Student Traveller Christmas Wishlist 2015