Travel Planning

3 Amazing Activities For 3 Days In Singapore

20 Jun , 2017  

3 Amazing Activities For 3 Days In Singapore

Let me start by letting you know how brilliant Singapore is. I may be slightly biased as my first trip followed on from 3 months of travelling across India and Sri Lanka, but the place oozed beauty and fun with every turn we took. I would not hesitate in visiting the city if I get […]

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Ramblings

Concrete Bubbles – The Killer Of The Common Good

13 Jun , 2017  

Concrete Bubble: Killer Of The Common Good

So I’m sitting in my guesthouse room in Chiang Rai, northern Thailand and the thoughts in my head aren’t travel related, for once. Instead I feel the need to address something that has stood out to me in recent weeks; our online bubbles and what they’re actually made of. This isn’t a political post, nor […]

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Apps

Best Apps Whilst Backpacking India

1 Jun , 2017  

Backpacking India Apps

This post was originally going to review the apps that I had pre-installed prior to our trip to India. Turns out they weren’t actually that great, or indeed useful – so I’ve rephrased the title and am now unleashing upon thee, the best apps to have installed for a backpacking trip across India! The list […]

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India

10 Things To Expect While Backpacking through India

17 Mar , 2017  

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We have just spent the past 2 months travelling India from North to South. Starting in Delhi, then onto: Agra, Varanasi, Jaipur, Goa, Kochi and finishing in Madurai. India is a vast country and we have only seen a small part of it. Here are 10 Things Expect Backpacking Through India!!

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India

Get Back On Track With India’s Trains: FAQ for the Indian Railway System

6 Mar , 2017  

Travelling by train in India is without a doubt the way to go. The vast distances involved make driving tough and any internal airport visits slight overkill (sometimes); but there are a few things to know before you arrive.  Some priceless information I would have loved someone to have told me before I arrived and tried to get […]

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Stories

Sun, Sea & Stings, Jellyfish Stings

23 Feb , 2017  

Sun, Sea & Stings

When we flew into Goa from Jaipur over a week ago, me and Scott were both well ready for a some sun, a dip in the sea and a bit more variety for our palette. Having travelled around Northern India for a month, the endless thali and mildly chaotic lifestyle had become a little, boring […]

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Budgeting

50 Ways To Save For Backpacking

2 Feb , 2017  

50 Ways To Save For Backpacking

With daily costs spiralling, it is important to keep track of the ‘little things’ if you are trying to save enough money to backpacking the world. We’ve put together an extensive list of 50 ways you may be able to save a few extra pounds towards your backpacking plans! Cut out the alcohol  – drinking beer […]

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Vlog

Humayun’s Tomb & Raj Ghat | India, Ep.6

28 Jan , 2017  

Humayun's Tomb

We decided to use UBER to get around our last few stops in Delhi, starting at the beautifully peaceful Raj Ghat before heading off to Humayan’s Tomb (with a failed stop at the India Gate sandwiched in between). Sample some Masala Chai, which didn’t quite do it for us – so we picked up a […]

Inspiration

5 Things You Learn In Backpacking Week One

25 Jan , 2017  

5 Things You Learn In Backpacking Week One

When I dreamt about beginning my backpacking trip around the world, I knew that I was going to learn new things about myself as well as the people and places I met and visited. I did not appreciate that I would have so much to learn in backpacking week one – though I have no doubts […]

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Stories

Chaos To Serenity & Back Again

23 Jan , 2017   Gallery

Lodhi Gardens: Serenity Amidst Chaos

When we arrived in Delhi on January 16th we experienced all the madness from the get go; dodging tuk-tuks, the honking of the horns (as I write, I can still hear their constant drone) and the smell of human fluids, you can read more about that here. We booked our hostel based on other reviews […]

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Feels

Saying Goodbye

18 Jan , 2017  

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The hardest part about travelling is saying goodbye I always thought that the hardest part would be saving the money and the logistics of the whole plan. But that was the easiest part. Perhaps I am someone who can deal with practicalities and physical things rather than emotions. Maybe I even focused on these things […]

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India

In At The Deep End: Tips To Cope With Delhi

17 Jan , 2017  

Holy Cow: Crazy Delhi

It’s been crazy, there is no other word for it. The madness of the horns, the smog and the people all intertwine to create an experience neither me or Scott had quite imagined. Here’s how we managed to cope with Delhi. We arrived in Delhi yesterday afternoon and I have got to say that the […]

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