5 Reasons Why Backpacking is Good For You

The saying goes “Travel is the only thing you can buy that makes you richer”. This couldn’t be truer, especially for backpackers. Here are the top 5 reasons that backpacking is good for you!   1.

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Queenstown on a Budget

Many travellers face the same dilemma when they arrive in Queenstown: there are so many adventure activities on offer, but on a budget they can’t do everything.  Don’t panic though – there are still loads of ways to experience Queenstown without spending a fortune.

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7 Lucky but Unlikely Things Every Backpacker Should Pack

Rain, hail or shine there are a few essential things that every backpacker should make sure they have thrown in their bag before leaving. There’s something different and exciting and unique about backpacking. It’s a certain kind of travelling; for the brave, for the free-spirited, and, I’m afraid to say,...

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One of England’s Long Distant Trails: Walking the Dales Way

“We’re just going for a walk” you can tell your friends when they ask about your vacation plans and that will be typical Yorkshire understatement. There are more than 20 long distance footpaths for walking holidays in England’s countryside but The Dales Way in Yorkshire takes you through scenery reminiscent...

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5 Ways to NOT look like a Newbie Traveler

Do you remember your first time? Was it in the back of a bus? On an airplane? Perhaps a cruise ship? You’d been thinking about it for months, years maybe and it was the culmination of all your hopes and dreams. The place and the people you were with are...

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Visiting Siem Reap and the Angkor Temples, Cambodia

“Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun”..... I learnt that the hard way after trekking around Siem Reap and the Angkor Temples in the sweltering heat...

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24 Hours in Patong, Thailand

Has Patong, with its reputation for sleaziness and hedonism gone soft? Delve into the belly of the beast and spend 24 hours in Patong with me and let’s see how we feel in the morning!......

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Antigua de Guatemala

For the time challenged traveller en route through Central America, Antigua de Guatemala is a must see stop and a restful repose from often daunting travels.

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Belize; Accommodation, Transport & Diving in Paradise

Many travellers claim to have heard of Belize, a few can even place it on a map. Getting there is another matter altogether... Read on for great tips on getting to Belize, accommodation, transport and what to do when you get there...!

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Twice Mugged and Twice Stabbed in Bogota, Colombia

Bogota rang all my warning bells, and for good reason. Within two nights and I had been mugged and stabbed twice. But, I still believe I was in the wrong place at the wrong time and Bogota has much to offer the interested traveller...

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Top Travel Generation Writers

  1. 01. Lisa Miller Lisa Miller
    from Queenstown
  2. 02. Caroline Coupe Caroline Coupe
    from Halifax, Canada
  3. 03. Jamie Bowlby-Whiting Jamie Bowlby-Whiting
    from a small village in rural England
  4. 04. Leah Bostwick Leah Bostwick
    from Detroit, Michigan, USA
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