Why You Should Pack Your Bags And Travel To Cuba Now Why You Should Pack Your Bags And Travel To Cuba Now
Our Summer Melbourne Bucket List Our Summer Melbourne Bucket List
7 Wanderlust-Inducing Travel Movies Streaming On Netflix 7 Wanderlust-Inducing Travel Movies Streaming On Netflix
Our Favorite Black and White Travel Photos Our Favorite Black and White Travel Photos

Latest Adventures

Tips for Being a Backpacker in Your Hometown
Australia / Worldly Wisdom

Tips for Being a Backpacker in Your Hometown

Tips For Being a Backpacker in Your Hometown Whether you’re a long-term, short-term or weekend traveller, when you decide to go off exploring a new city or country you almost instantly become a different person. A person with their eyes open and their ears to the ground. Suddenly everything seems different, and you start to notice small things that you’d usually rush by in your day-to-day life back home. The more time you spend in these foreign places the more you […]

Away From Home For The Holidays
From the Rocking Chair

Away From Home For The Holidays

This will be the first year of my life that I won’t be home for the holidays. A surprising fact, actually, considering how much of the past 4 years I’ve spent traveling. Somehow I’ve always managed to tumble back home after months on the road, just before Thanksgiving, slightly tanned, sun-bleached hair, exhausted and so ready to be home. Then, after a whirlwind holiday season of dinners, get-togethers and much-needed family time, I’d be off again re-energized for my next […]

How to Pack for Melbourne Weather
Australia

How to Pack for Melbourne Weather

How to Pack for Melbourne Weather Ever wondered why the weather in Melbourne is so unbelievably unpredictable? We certainly have! And while we mightn’t be experts at decoding the mystery of the sky, we can give you a couple of handy tips if you’re planning on heading Down Under and want to know how to pack for Melbourne weather! In fact, as I wrote this article it was absolutely hammering down with rain! After a pretty calm morning the dark clouds of rain rolled […]

Top 5 Reasons to Backpack Cuba
Cuba / Top 5 Reasons To Backpack...

Top 5 Reasons to Backpack Cuba

When you picture Cuba, a few quintessential things come to mind: old school cars, cigars and Fidel’s big beard. But there’s a lot more to the country than just the iconic images repeated in TV and movies. Cuba has a rich and complicated history, a rapidly changing and exciting future, and for the present it’s one seriously awesome country to explore. Check out our top 5 reasons to backpack Cuba to find out why it’s still one of our all-time favorite […]

Style Your Way Around the World: El Camino Bracelets Giveaway
Reviews

Style Your Way Around the World: El Camino Bracelets Giveaway

  A massive thanks to Tom and Candace at El Camino for collaborating with us on this fantastic review. Not only were we lucky enough to receive our very own El Camino bracelet, but we’re also giving a bracelet away to one lucky reader. Read on for more info!     The El Camino Story If you’re a traveller who just loves to collect travel souvenirs, then we’ve got the perfect item for you! Think charm bracelet, meets travel memories, […]

Why You Need To Get Yourself To An All Inclusive Resort in Mexico
Mexico

Why You Need To Get Yourself To An All Inclusive Resort in Mexico

  We are taking a break from our regularly scheduled budget backpacking program to bring you this urgent announcement: Get yourself to an all inclusive resort in Mexico. Now!     Yes, we know, it’s a big jump from our normal articles about pinching your pennies. You may be wondering why we budget so thoroughly if we’re just going to blow it all on one ridiculous week of over-indulgence at a flashy resort. Because dear friends, why the hell not? […]

Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared to Quit Your Job and Go Travel
Worldly Wisdom

Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared to Quit Your Job and Go Travel

Why You Shouldn’t Be Scared to Quit Your Job and Go Travel So you want to quit your job and go travel? You want to escape the paralyzing constraints of the 9-5 world, but you’re worried about the ‘what if’ scenarios. What if I can’t get another job? What if it all goes wrong? What if I regret it? Well how about I give you one more ‘what if’ to consider. What if you sit on your butt your whole life, […]

Choosing the Best Travel Companion: Solo, Couple or Group?
Worldly Wisdom

Choosing the Best Travel Companion: Solo, Couple or Group?

 Choosing the Best Travel Companion Among the many topics of conversation that backpackers have on the road, this is by far one of the most interestingly debated. What’s the secret to choosing the best travel companion? Travelling by yourself, travelling with your partner or travelling with friends? Each brings their own advantages and flaws to the dsicussion, but ultimately it comes down to what you want to get out of your trip, and a lot of personal preference. We take a look […]