Deciding to travel for a year came with a range of budgeting concerns. How would we last a whole year? What type of sacrifices would we have to make in order to travel comfortably for twelve months? For us, the one thing we’d been looking forward to testing out was staying in one place. Thankfully we found a way to do that without costing us a cent in accommodation! … More How to live for free (for a month!)
Our arrival into Milos was a lot like a first date. Our Airbnb host Sophia was picking us up from the port (after a two hour ferry from Sifnos) and with her description: “I’m parked in the carpark, near the taxi’s, in a red car” we discreetly scanned the area after disembarking. In the distance, … More Milos, Greece – An Introduction
We’re off for a year… with carry-on luggage only! Want to know what we’re taking with us? Well…Here it is! … More My Carry-On Packing List
This piece was submitted for the 2019 World Nomads Travel Writers Scholarship. The theme of the story was ‘I didn’t expect to find’ and I decided to write about a recent experience I had in Sri Lanka. … More In Sri Lanka you swerve rather than drive.
I have a favour to ask. I’d like to make a call to action – for all Australians. I have a simple task I urge you to consider. That is, to travel the land down under.
Often we are too quick to fly abroad for our vacations, whether it be; to relax, to indulge or be conversant with a new culture. … More How travel can help bring reconciliation to Australia’s first people.
Instead of cursing countries who aren’t doing the right thing, we should get behind and support the ones that do! I’ve hand selected 16 for your 2019 travels. … More 16 Countries Who’ve Banned The Bag.
I well aware this is no new phenomenon but for me carry-on travel never looked and sounded so alluring. I attempted to travel with solely carry on luggage during my recent trip to Sri Lanka.
I’m a little nervous to tell you, for me it was a huge failure. … More How to Travel Like a Minimalist. Green Series Part 7.
After a busy five days through the center of Sri Lanka, living the slow life was beyond alluring, but if you’re in need of adventure or thrill seeking every so often the south west coast of Sri Lanka is a must for you. Even more so if you’re up for surfing a wave! … More Surfing in Sri Lanka, taking it slow in the south of paradise.
The Bear Minimum is a rad single-use plastic awareness group here in Banff helping both the community and businesses consider their plastic consumption by looking at ways alternatives can be used in our daily lives! … More How to use the Bear Minimum with Emma Murrell-Orgill, an interview.
So you want to make better decisions while you travel? Deciding what to bring with you on your holidays will determine your impact on the planet before you’ve even arrived at your destination. I’ve compiled a list of packing hacks just for you! … More Packing hacks for an ethical traveler. Green Series Part 5.