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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India

What Vaccinations Do You Need For India?

2 Dec , 2016  

Vaccines for India

One of the first things friends and family say when you tell them about long term travel, especially to places like India and Vietnam, is something along the lines of; “is it safe?” or “what vaccinations do you need to visit there?”. This may be the first time you’ve even thought about it, so a quick […]

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Inspiration

Life In Numbers: 76, 27740, 665760

27 Oct , 2016  

Brown Leaves Dying

I have been doing a bit of research recently, it might seem like I am trying to justify what I am doing – that is not the case. I’m also not trying to get you to reflect on the subject of mortality. I am simply refocusing your approach to time, because let’s face it, one thing we […]

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Inspiration

Effort, pain, difficulty and being scared: Is it ever worth it?

22 Aug , 2016  

Moon and Sunset

Anything worth having is worth working for. It took me a while to figure that out, but now I live with that thought subconsciously embedded in everything I do. Family, friends, work; the thought process applies in all aspects of life – for me though, it couldn’t be better suited to travel. Especially the type […]

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Budgeting

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, Budgeting

Hopper: Your Personal Flight Assistant

3 Jul , 2016   Gallery

This weeks spotlight will be focusing on flight helper app, Hopper. It’s already racked up the accolade of Apple’s best travel app 2015 and now it’s a featured app on backpackingbuds.com – talk about going from strength to strength! Seriously though, this app is a lot better than my sarcastic humour – let’s take a look at it. […]

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Budgeting, Travel Planning

What Is The Backpacker Tax? (and how it will impact you)

22 Jun , 2016  

You are in the right place to learn a bit more about the backpacker tax and how it could have a huge impact on Backpacking Australia going forward. Worth around £91 million a year, the tax is set to take 32.5 cent of every Aussie dollar you earn – but not just yet. With 214,830 working […]

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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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Guest Post, Travel Planning

10 Tips For Planning A Trip To India: A Local Guide

13 Jun , 2016  

10 Tips For Planning A Trip To India

India has attracted the fancy of many a traveller, for it’s different regions and customs offer entirely new experiences. No matter where your travel in India takes you, you’ll uncover an entirely new experience in each region. It isn’t merely a gulp of culture when a country has so much to offer. GUEST POST BY NIKITA […]

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Inspiration

Top 5 Travel Vlogs You Should Be Watching

2 Jun , 2016  

Top 5 Travel Vlogs

There is nothing we love more than the opportunity to continue learning about travelling and watching other people’s experiences are a great way to do this. Drop the books, magazines and blogs (only for a little while) and immerse yourself in some of our favourite video content with my top 5 travel vlogs.

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Stories

An Eye Opening Experience In Amsterdam’s Red Light District

26 May , 2016  

Eye Opening Experience in Amsterdam

We arrived in Amsterdam knowing full well that we would be heading to and around the cities red light district (RLD). For everyone who is more innocent than the rest of us, a RLD is a particular hot spot, mainly in cities, where women of the night can track down their next customer – or the […]

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