Post by: Scott


Deciding to come home

28 Jul , 2017  


There is no correct reason or time to come home, and no one can tell you when and why you should return. It is a decision that you must make yourself. But here are some of my experiences, and questions that I asked myself: Where is my mind? Instead of day dreaming and thinking about […]


10 Things To Expect While Backpacking through India

17 Mar , 2017  


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!!



Saying Goodbye

18 Jan , 2017  


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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Travel Fund – Tips To Start Saving

23 Jul , 2016  

Travel Fund - Tips To Start Saving

Money is one of the most common barriers to traveling. Even if it isn’t a barrier, no one would turn down having more money. It means a longer and / or more luxurious trip! So here are some tips to bolster, or even get that travel fund started!

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How-to, Tips & Tricks

How-To: Backup your travel photos for free

11 Jul , 2016  

Backup your travel photos for free

As travelers / backpackers one thing we all do is take a massive amount of photos. These photographs are precious. Capturing the moment, enabling us to look back and enjoy that memory forever. Photo storage and backups are important. You can spend a lot of money keeping those memories safe. But in this post I will […]

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Apps, Tips & Tricks

HERE Maps: Free Offline Navigation and Mapping

20 Jun , 2016  

HereMaps free offline navigation

No mobile data or WiFi? No problem. HERE Maps overcomes this common backpacking/traveling issue with free offline navigation and mapping, ready to download when you can get on WiFi.

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How To: Take Better Travel Photos On An iPhone

23 May , 2016  

Take Better Travel Photos On An iPhone

I don’t claim to be an expert photographer, far from it, I am the definition of amateur. But I thought I would share some of the simple techniques I use to make my photos look a little less terrible, and give the illusion I know what I am doing!

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

2 May , 2016  

Been Logo

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 For Backpackers

14 Apr , 2016  

Keeping Fit Whilst Traveling: Here's My Advice

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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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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Travel Planning

5 Must Do Things in Vegas: Scott’s Picks

20 Jan , 2016  

A surreal world of excess and debauchery – that’s how I would describe Las Vegas, it’s certainly not for the faint of heart, weak of mind or for the spiritually virtue – But you will love every dirty second!!

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