We’ve been travelling abroad for six months now and learned an plethora of information about the different cultures, cuisines, histories and arts (to say the least). But what we really didn’t expect to learn was how it would actually look for us along the way. … More Things people don’t tell you about long term travel.
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!)
The Green Series is back! This post is essentially a check list of all the things you should add to your short or long (near or far) packing list if you’re hoping to travel more sustainably. … More Sustainable Essentials Packing List – The Green Series Part 9
Looking back on our two weeks in Umbria I am reminded of such fondness for the people, the food and the landscape. A memory I feel will last much longer than I expect. I half expect to reminisce about it for the rest of my life if I’m honest. I longed for the landscape without even realising. … More Two weeks in Umbria, Italy
Whilst our goal was to ensure that we travelled minimally with carry-on luggage, what we actually took with us needed to be good for the planet too.
We figured, who better to test well made clothes, accessories and skincare products than a couple of minimalists who can only take what they can carry. … More What’s in my bag? The ethical products I use.
Pleased to be leaving the fuss of Santorini, we boarded our ferry to Heraklion (pronounced: ‘Air-aklion). Arriving in the late evening, jumped into our hire car to drive an hour south through the guts of Crete to the small hippy town of Matala before a few days in Hora Sfakion. … More Living Carefree in Crete
This article best attempts to describe our favourite day on the Greek Islands thus far. This week is all about a day of adventure over the course of a lot of thrills and spills. … More The thrills and spills of Milos, Greece
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
Last week in part one, I wrote about five ways we’ve saved for this trip and this week continues with five more. A lot of people have asked how we saved our pennies, here’s how. … More How the heck can we afford to travel for a year? Part Two
It’s no surprise the first thing people ask me when I tell them I’m going travelling with my boyfriend for a year is – How? How could we possible afford it, and all whilst living in Sydney? … More How the heck can we afford to travel for a year? Part One