Thoughts from the Road

8 Questions Every Traveller Hates Hearing (and some handy alternatives!)

By on December 31, 2016 in Musings with 4 Comments
8 Questions Every Traveller Hates Hearing (and some handy alternatives!)

We all know what it’s like when you’ve been on the road for a while. No matter how hard you try, you can’t avoid hearing the same old questions time and time again. Never have I been into a hostel or campsite and been able to dodge the inevitable – “so where are you from?” more »

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The 10 Travel Moments I’m Most Proud Of

By on December 22, 2016 in Musings with 6 Comments
The 10 Travel Moments I’m Most Proud Of

I recently wrote a red-faced post that openly disclosed the 9 travel moments I was least proud of. Let’s just say that while it wasn’t the easiest to write, people seemed to enjoy it! Yes my delightful readers, it seems you simply loved reading about my rather less glamourous travel tales! Well, after all that more »

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Life in a Land Down Under

The 10 Must-See Great Ocean Road Attractions

By on January 2, 2017 in Australia, Road Trip, Top 10's with 0 Comments
The 10 Must-See Great Ocean Road Attractions

One of the world’s most famous road trips, the Great Ocean Road is one an Australian bucket list favourite. Winding along the country’s southern Victorian coastline, this awesome length of road is dotted with stunning national parks, incredible ocean views and some gorgeous seaside towns. After trying to see the whole thing in just 3 more »

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Top 10 Free Things to Do In Broome

Top 10 Free Things to Do In Broome

I don’t know many people who aren’t amazed by Broome – a town that sits at the edge of the Indian Ocean and the desert in north-western Australia. This stunning Outback town, is as typically laidback as it is beautiful, with tropical temperatures making it the perfect winter destination. Marked by its red sand, which more »

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The Ultimate Backpacking South America Packing List

By on January 12, 2017 in Backpacking, Gear, Latin America with 0 Comments
The Ultimate Backpacking South America Packing List

The best thing about travelling in South America is that fact that it’s one heck of a diverse continent. And one of the worst about travelling in South America is that it’s one heck of a diverse continent. That’s because packing for such a broad range of climates, altitudes, terrains and activities can be a more »

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Looking for a Working Holiday Job in Australia? Don’t Make One of These 9 Common Mistakes

By on December 20, 2016 in Australia, Backpacking, Working Abroad with 2 Comments
Looking for a Working Holiday Job in Australia? Don’t Make One of These 9 Common Mistakes

With more and more backpackers travelling to Australia on their working holiday visa each year, trying to find a job in the Land Down Under is getting tougher and tougher. But fear not! After 2 years’ worth of working holiday job experience behind me. I’ve had a really good chance to see what works … more »

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8 Fantastic Christmas Experiences in London You Should Enjoy This Year

By on December 15, 2016 in Europe, UK with 0 Comments
8 Fantastic Christmas Experiences in London You Should Enjoy This Year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, they say, and you know what, sitting in my shorts and singlet sweating down here in Australia I think they might be right! It’s not often I miss the UK cold weather and dark evening, but during the festive season I think most British ex-pats dotted around more »

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The One Thing Every Traveller Should Have In Their Home

By on December 13, 2016 in Reviews with 2 Comments
The One Thing Every Traveller Should Have In Their Home

There’s nothing like entering a new foreign territory, filled with both nerves and excitement. Nothing like that trek to the hostel, or to that Air BnB we’ve treated ourselves to, with the knowledge of a new adventure right on the horizon! We love speaking to the locals, making new friends, and immersing ourselves in a more »

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10 Unforgettable Brisbane Day Trips You Can’t Miss

By on December 12, 2016 in Australia, Top 10's with 0 Comments
10 Unforgettable Brisbane Day Trips You Can’t Miss

Brisbane is fast becoming one of Australia’s best cities, not least because it is situated in beautiful Queensland, with some of the country’s best weather and scenery around. I’ve already written about 10 of the best things to do in Brisbane, but if you are visiting this city for more than a day or 2, more »

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