Get More Bang for your Buck: Top 10 Countries for Travellers on a Budget

Travel is one of life’s great teachers, an experience like no other that will leave you with unforgettable memories to last a lifetime. But, it can be expensive. This needn’t stop you from hitting the road though – just choose countries where your money can go further. A week’s budget in Australia, Japan or the … More Get More Bang for your Buck: Top 10 Countries for Travellers on a Budget

Malaysia: Truly Asia

The slogan of my title is taken from a UK advertising campaign promoting travel to Malaysia. I found it an intriguing description of a country I knew very little about. Firstly, what exactly ‘is’ Asia? How can you possibly define a continent so large and varied? The answer I found is that Asia is undefinable. … More Malaysia: Truly Asia

Pork Or Death?

The Boy’s Perspective: I’m all alone, zombie-apocalypse style, in the staff accommodation attached to a deserted bar in a solitude-inal ski town in the North Island of New Zealand. A few weeks prior a small dilapidated-looking black van had pulled up outside the residence and, after a short conversation with a ‘surfed out’ looking Yorkshireman, … More Pork Or Death?

A Year Of Travel

How can I possibly sum up a year of living out of a backpack in various countries? It’s going to be a challenge – but I like those. During the last 12 months I’ve visited eight new countries, had almost a year of sunny weather, eaten and drank a lot of new things, met more … More A Year Of Travel

Travel Bucket List

Ever since I was little I’ve had an inquisitive mind. There are many ways that I pursue my love of learning – reading books, watching films and documentaries, conversations with interesting people. But I believe the best way to broaden the mind and satisfy my curiosity about life is by travel. We live on a … More Travel Bucket List