Solo In Bangkok: Survival Tips

Whether you’re starting out on a solo backpacking trip around Asia or you’re just simply passing through, the idea of being alone in a city as busy as Bangkok can be a little overwhelming. I remember that when I first set out solo travelling a couple of years ago, it wasn’t until I was in that hotel room in Bangkok’s city centre that reality really … Continue reading Solo In Bangkok: Survival Tips

5 Of My Favourite Spots In Canggu

It’s easy to see why so many backpackers in Bali fall in love with Canggu. Consisting of just three main roads and surrounded by rice paddies, Canggu is a little hippie oasis nestled on the coast in Bali.  It’s filled with chilled beach bars and a seemingly endless choice of holistic style cafes and restaurants, each equally as good as the last. After being in … Continue reading 5 Of My Favourite Spots In Canggu

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How To Plan A Backpacking Trip (Without Really Planning It)

I know that the title of this blog post might sound a little bit cryptic but read on, I’ll explain what I’m talking about. After having spent the majority of the last couple of years travelling, one question that I get asked a lot is- ‘how do you plan your backpacking trips?’ Well, I’ll let you in on a little secret: I don’t- at least … Continue reading How To Plan A Backpacking Trip (Without Really Planning It)

How To Write A Travel Journal

Writing a travel journal wasn’t something that I’d done before this year however I got really into journalling on my last trip and now I’m completely converted to keeping one. Writing in a journal while I was away was great for so many reasons. I loved making myself take the time to gather my thoughts, write down funny stories and stick in things like train … Continue reading How To Write A Travel Journal

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Surprising Things I Learnt From Solo Travelling This Year

This time last year the idea of going solo travelling seemed like a nothing more than an unrealistic dream. It was something that I’d been talking about for years but I’d never built up the courage to travel alone before and the idea of just turning up in another country with nothing but myself and my backpack seemed crazy. I wasn’t a particularly confident person, … Continue reading Surprising Things I Learnt From Solo Travelling This Year

Brighton Budget Restaurants: Where To Get Lunch For Less Than £5

A locals guide to cheap eats in Brighton: Food for less than a fiver  As much as I LOVE going out to eat in Brighton, one thing that really gets me down is spending a lot of money on food. There are so many fantastic brunch and lunch places to choose from in the city but most of them usually set me back at least … Continue reading Brighton Budget Restaurants: Where To Get Lunch For Less Than £5

What to do if you want to travel but have no one to travel with

Stop waiting for others: Here’s why being alone doesn’t need to stop you from travelling You’ve got the money, you’ve got the time and you’re all ready to jet off and travel the world.  There’s only one problem, you’ve got no one to go with. Going travelling is one of the most exciting experiences ever so it can seem crazy that’s it’s often hard to rustle up … Continue reading What to do if you want to travel but have no one to travel with

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Useful Hacks You Need To Know Before Travelling In Central America

Travel tips for backpacking in Central America The little strip of countries in between the USA and South America is one of the most beautiful, diverse and fascinating parts of the world that I’ve ever travelled in. With some of the most beautiful landscape, towns, wildlife and beaches ever this tiny region of countries, stretching from Mexico to Panama really does have it all, and … Continue reading Useful Hacks You Need To Know Before Travelling In Central America

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10 Money Saving Hacks In Mexico

How to save money backpacking in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula If you’re backpacking in Mexico then you’ll find the prices pretty low, especially in comparison with travelling in other regions like Europe or Australia. However if you come to Mexico and find yourself going out to every spring break club event, drinking your weight in Margaritas and living it up at beach clubs every day, you’re going … Continue reading 10 Money Saving Hacks In Mexico