10 best cities of Central America, backpacker’s choice

10 best cities of Central America, backpacker’s choice

Central America is fast becoming the go-to destination. More travellers than ever before are heading to these idyllic shores to sample the flamboyant local flavour and bathe in the splendour of ancient civilizations. Recently, I’ve noticed many-an-Instagram-story of the palm-fringed beaches of Tulum or the colourful (if not sometimes creepy) costumes of Día de los…

Tackling travel disasters: what to do when things go wrong travellers with a city view

Tackling travel disasters: what to do when things go wrong

Travelling is magical. Regardless of where you go or what you do, you’ll come back with new memories, new friends, and some crazy new stories to tell. But, as with most things that involve a bit of risk, there are a few bits & bobs that can go wrong. Luckily, there’s not much that can’t…

45 Genius Travel Hacks For When You’re Broke AF Budget travel tips and tricks

45 Genius Travel Hacks For When You’re Broke AF

Often find yourself scrolling through your social feed, daydreaming about faraway lands, inspiring photography and life-changing adventure? Then you wake up and check your bank balance…dammit. To travel on a budget is a daunting thing to many people, and unfortunately can deter some would-be wanderers from experiencing this incredible planet. To help you get the…

5 lesser-known tours and adventures to get you off grid

5 lesser-known tours and adventures to get you off grid

Aside from meeting new people, finding the world’s most epic adventures is the best part of travelling. If you’re solo travelling, booking a tour or organised activity can be a great way to meet other backpackers at your hostel and beyond with a similar taste for fun! Joining a tour group can take the pressure…

Go French Yourself: The best hostels in Paris

Go French Yourself: The best hostels in Paris

How to find the best hostels in Paris for your trip Wondering where to find the best hostels in Paris? From the heights of Montmartre to the good vibes of the Quartier Latin or the beautiful streets of  Le Marais, we picked the 12 best hostels in the City of Light just for you. Insane rooftops,…

13 lessons learned as a solo traveler Best friends putting a kayak into the waves Costa Rica

13 lessons learned as a solo traveler

I love solo travel. The unrivaled freedom is intoxicating. You’re free to go where you want, do what you want, and journey at your own pace. Having backpacked the world for over fifteen years, I’ve had all kinds of amazing adventures. From hitchhiking in Iceland to trekking in New Zealand to bouncing around Madagascar, I’ve…

Best hostels in Amsterdam: the ultimate budget accommodation bucket list Best hostels in Amsterdam

Best hostels in Amsterdam: the ultimate budget accommodation bucket list

How to find the best hostels in Amsterdam for your trip Where to stay in Amsterdam? Whether you’re in the Dutch capital to explore the city like a cycling god, or to sample some of Amsterdam’s best clubs, you’ll need the right kind of hostel for your trip. Would you prefer an eco-friendly den with…

Central America soars in popularity, backpacker data shows

Central America soars in popularity, backpacker data shows

Setting off into the Central American sunset; a dream for many, a reality for many more. It’s no secret that explorers are enticed to dive into gaping Mexican cenotes or wander through crumbling Mayan capitals. But in recent years, this cluster of culturally rich countries has seen a 70% increase in backpackers washing up on…

The best hostels in Barcelona for every type of budget Best Hostels In Barcelona

The best hostels in Barcelona for every type of budget

Stepping into Barcelona is like wandering through Gaudi’s dream. All that sublime, surreal architecture, cobblestone streets and Mediterranean fiesta vibes sizzling in the air. Plus, the hostels are the shiz. You may look at our page in a confused state and shout, I WANT THEM ALL!! Well, no need to spend hours trawling the internet….

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