If you have a look at my bucket list you’ll notice that Japan seems to feature there more than practically any other country. There are so many things I wanted to do there and I’d been looking forward to exploring the country for a long… Read More »Backpacking in Japan: The Best Place to See Mount Fuji on a Budget
Recently there has been a lot of talk about Cassie de Pecol, an American girl who claims to be the first woman to have visited every sovereign country in the world (which has been disputed). In some travellers’ circles this has sparked a big debate… Read More »Visiting Every Country in the World: What Counts as Having ‘Visited’ a Country?
I’m a big fan of minimal travel. I’ve never been a big packer and I never understood why people go on long backpacking trips with tons of luggage. It just seems at odds with the free backpacker’s spirit. Everybody overpacks the first time they hit… Read More »Minimal Travel: 5 Reasons Why You Should Pack Lightly When On the Road
At the end of 2016, I travelled to Georgia after finding some cheap flights. I was looking to get away and immerse myself in a totally different country with stunning nature, rich culture and plenty of adventure. Georgia did not disappoint. Here are my 7… Read More »7 Reasons to Visit Georgia (the Country)
Iceland is without a doubt one of the most beautiful countries I have ever visited. I always wanted to travel there but could never bring myself to spend that much money to visit a country that felt so close to home. I always thought that… Read More »The Ultimate Guide to Experiencing Iceland on a Budget
One of the great things about travelling is that you never know where the adventure might take you. One day you might find yourself face to face with a wild 4-ton rhino, while other times you’ll be spontaneously dragged into a Burmese wedding, completely unaware… Read More »The Time I Accidentally Crashed a Burmese Wedding
Though it might not be the most efficient form of travel it is definitely one of the most rewarding. Hitchhiking is an art and there are many tips and tricks that can help you hitch rides successfully. The question I get asked the most by… Read More »Using a Hitchhiker Sign vs Thumbing It
It’s not a secret that I love to travel and for those who know me, it’s not a secret that I love food…maybe even a little too much. It goes without saying that tasting local food is a major part of travel for me. It’s… Read More »11 Favourite Cuisines from Around the World