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!)
Arriving in Sicily felt like we had returned home, back to wishing everyone a bonna sera (only after two in the afternoon), ordering cappucino (only before eleven in the morning), taking pleasure in an afternoon nap and late dinners all whilst serving up a gleeful ciao to everyone we meet. … More The thing about Sicily is…
Holy moly, just like that we are four months into our round the world adventure. The biggest questions we get asked is: how’s the money tracking? have you bought anything? and what’s been your favourite place so far? So I’ve compiled it all in one, happy reading! Wondering where we are now? Follow the day … More Quarterly Update: Budget, Packing and Places
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
Welcome to Orange! Where you can sip the afternoon away, nibble on tantalising cuisine and even pick your own fruit for your own assembled cheese platter, everything but oranges as we soon discovered. … More 24 hours in Orange, Australia
Left it to the last minute? Again? Ha, yeah I hear you. If the thought of going Christmas shopping has you feeling full of fear and dread – join the club. I loathe nothing more than aimlessly dawdling through malls, markets and marketed shop fronts looking for that ‘perfect’ gift. Check out my ethical guide to gift giving. … More Last Minute Gifts For Ethical Travelers
These guys aren’t famous for flaunting their flesh (possibly my best alliteration ever), these epic ladies are killing it at doing good! Adventurous, sporty, stylish and they’re ethical travelers. I’ve hand picked these legends for good reason, and you will probably want to follow them too if you’re needing #inspo … More 5 Adventurous Women For Good!
I adore escaping Sydney from time to time. Our reasons for wanting to escape consisted of: needing to eat consistently good food and even better wine, we craved the peace of not being within a five kilometer radius of a construction site and now this – an abundance of free parking spaces – a sight we didn’t think we’d enjoy so much. … More How to nail a weekend away, in Melbourne
Let me start by saying – if you love the snow, you honestly need to go to Japan. This post is a little behind (about eleven months in all honesty). After publishing my post 48 hours in Tokyo I’ve been wanting to share the little hidden gem that is Nozawa Onsen. Most travelers on the pow hunt will head to Niseko, Hokkaido or Hakuba. Allow me to tell you, this off the beaten ski resort is an all round gem. … More Skiing in Nozawa Onsen, Japan
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.