It is very important to remember that whatever you pack for hitchhiking will be carried upon your back at all times. And when you are hitchhiking, it is not uncommon to have to walk for large distances if you have been left in a bad place.
Whether you have travelled once or countless amounts of times, I’m certain you have created your own ideas and tips for yourself to share with others of what to do and more importantly what not to do when taking the next trip.
I’d long been dreaming of traveling to Prague, and while hitchhiking through Central Europe, I was presented with the perfect opportunity. After catching a not-so-quick ride out of Vienna, I headed north to the Czech Republic. I’ll never forget the final leg into the outskirts of the city: a genuinely...
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,...
If someone told you that you could get from England to France for free, you'd probably laugh and tell them that it was impossible. That is exactly what I would have done several years ago. In fact, I even tried and failed.
Years and years ago, cruising was only for the rich and famous. Sumptuously furnished ocean liners traversed the oceans of the world and gorgeously dressed, wealthy individuals sipped champagne and mulled over how best to spend their millions. Not so much anymore.
Incase you're not already aware, CouchSurfing is both a social network and a hospitality exchange website. Since its launch in 2004, the website has grown to become one of the largest online communities of travellers in the world and has 7 million members (according to CS) across 207 countries.
Located in the South Island of New Zealand, Queenstown is a stunningly beautiful town situated on the shores of Lake Wakatipu. Majestic mountains surround it, which makes for some breathtaking scenery. With so many adventure opportunities on its doorstep, Queenstown has become known as the ‘Adventure Capital of the World’.
After spending a few months teaching English in Istanbul, I was tired of the kids and tired of a monotonous routine. I wanted to get away and I wanted to do it in a way that I would remember and that would make me happy, rather than simply taking...
Knowing how far and how extensively I have travelled people assume that growing up money was never an issue for me. Which is true, but not because we had so much, but because we had so little.