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Apps

Been: Generate Your Own Map Showing How Far You’ve Been

2 May , 2016  

Ever wondered how much of the world you’ve actually been to? Ever wanted to put a number on this? Also wanted this to be presented in map form? – Want no more…

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Keeping Fit Whilst Traveling: Here's My Advice

Fitness

Keeping Fit Whilst Traveling For Backpackers

14 Apr , 2016  

Exercising may be the last thing on your mind whilst traveling, but if you’re anything like myself, fitness and exercising plays a very important part in your life. Not to simply keep that beach bod in check, but more importantly to maintain a happy and positive mood – Those endorphins are addictive! Keeping fit whilst traveling, should be […]

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Nikon Coolpix P900: Zoom Extended

Gadgets & Gear

Nikon Coolpix P900: The Perfect Travel Camera?

11 Apr , 2016   Gallery

I’m not going to pretend I am a photography guru and know camera’s and their specs inside out, but I am going to give you my honest review of the Nikon Coolpix P900. I bought this camera in preparation for the start of our round the world trip (that start’s next January!). Having never purchased a […]

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Backpacking Travel Insurance 101

Travel Planning

Backpacking Travel Insurance 101

4 Apr , 2016  

If you never loose your phone, don’t drive a car and you’re not from the USA – you might think that you don’t need backpacking travel insurance, but you couldn’t be more wrong. Let us outline what travel insurance is, how it differs from other insurances, why backpackers need it and what options are available. […]

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Cancelled: We're Not Going!

Inspiration

WE’RE NOT GOING! Here’s Why

1 Apr , 2016  

Yeah yeah, so it might seem all glam – but really all traveling is doing for you is wasting your time and money. Who wants to go and see boring natural wonders or surf windy seas when you can sit at home after working 9 – 5 and watch some other ‘adventure dude’ do it […]

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App Spotlight: Duolingo

Apps

Duolingo: Learn Languages On The Go

28 Mar , 2016  

Welcome to our new app spotlight series! We are excited to bring you this new content and we hope to have a good eye for what’s good and what’s not when it comes to apps. Using our ‘millennial’ mindset, we are going to strip back our favourite apps – showing you how we find them useful […]

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Chillin' In A Fijian Hammock

Guest Post

A Short Story About Bed Bugs In Fiji

24 Mar , 2016  

7 years ago I had the trip of a lifetime. After graduating back in 2009 I decided I wasn’t ready to go straight into full time employment, I needed to do something that I had always dreamt of – travel the world! I was in Brighton yesterday with James, my fiancé (who travelled the world with […]

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5 Places I Cannot Wait To Visit

Inspiration

5 Places I Cannot Wait To Visit

21 Mar , 2016  

We made the decision to commit to travelling over 12 months before we were due to leave, that meant plenty of time for researching on where and when we would travel. Here are my top 5 most anticipated sites from all that reading.

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Stories

Hala Madrid con Tapas, Churros y Sports Galore

14 Mar , 2016  

Madrid was full of intricate architecture, great street food and also provided its fair share of boutique bars! A short taxi takes you from the airport to the city centre in under thirty minutes

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Feels, Stories

Our Last Group Holiday In Madrid

6 Mar , 2016  

Due to our travel plans, Madrid was most likely to be our last ‘proper  group holiday’ for a very long time, no pressure then! Luckily Madrid didn’t disappoint.

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RTW Ticket - Airport Sunset

Travel Planning

What Is Best: RTW Ticket or Individual Flights?

9 Feb , 2016  

A key part of planning your adventure is working out your flight plan. Do you want to opt for one of the pre-organised round the world (RTW) tickets or book individual flights as and when you want to move on?

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Halfpenny Bridge: Best things to do in Dublin

Tips & Tricks, Travel Planning

Best Things To Do In: Dublin

2 Feb , 2016  

The emerald island is quintessentially cool, from the people, to the culture, to the places – you will not be disappointed by the Irish capital. Here’s my list of the best things to do in Dublin.

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