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April 5, 2018

I often told people who asked about Queenstown that I could have quite happily spent a few months there and never have got bored... But if you only have a few days (I recommend at least 3)  here's a run down of options and things to do to get the most of of New Zealand...

February 18, 2018

This post is a little different to my other posts. This is about my not so great experience of "hop-on hop-off" coach travel in New Zealand. Basically, i'm having a bit of a whinge... Now before I get into it I should express this is just my experience and opinion of t...

January 30, 2018

5 days, 4 nights, 3 mates, 2 Sharks and 1 car...

Sooo, starting in Port Lincoln with only 5 days until new years eve in Sydney, 2000km and 3 states to cover this was a bit of a rushed road trip! It sounds a lot but being short on time really pushes you to get as much ou...

April 4, 2017

Whether you’re a newbie to the backpacking scene or a well-seasoned traveler, stepping off a plane in Kathmandu airport can be an overwhelming experience, but don’t let this put you off anything this remarkable destination has to offer. From soaking up the history of D...

November 17, 2016

One of the main things I’ve been asked about my trek to base camp is what I packed. It was one of my main issues when I was preparing for my trek as I had absolutely no idea what or how to pack for a trek of this scale. My trip was 16 days in total and below I have put...

November 9, 2016

So you’re planning a trip to Everest Base Camp. If you’re anything like me you probably don’t have much idea about what you’re letting yourself in for so I’ve put together this short post with my top tips and advice for your trip to BC.

Walking boots… Hands down your mo...

November 1, 2016

Day two of the tour and our first trekking day en route to BC and after meeting my trekking group the night before it was an early start dodging the monkeys at Kathmandu airport and boarding the small twin otter plane for the flight up to Lukla. Now, I’m not the most c...

September 26, 2016

It would be hard to visit Colombia and not end up in the city of Santa Marta on the Caribbean Sea. The city itself isn’t anything to write home about, although parts of the center are being pedestrianized and it’s obvious there is plenty of renovation work being done....

September 22, 2016

Ciudad Perdida - Colombia's Macchu Pichu?

A heavy night out before a jungle trek in the Sierra Nevada probably wasn’t my best idea but here I was, backpack on, inhaling a coffee running down the street to be at the Expotour office for 7am. They let us store our backpack...

September 22, 2016

Where: The Lost City is high in the Sierra Nevada Mountains above Santa Marta, Colombia

When: I visited in February 2016 with the peak tourist season being December – April

How Much: I booked my trip with Expotour at their office in Santa Marta as recommended by the tour...

September 14, 2016

My first ever 24 hours backpacking.

Touch down Suvarnabhumi Airport... It was about 1am local time and me and my mate Ben had finally arrived in Thailand. I should probably mention that me and Ben have know each other for most of our lives and always kept in touch but w...

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