The debacle of packing light for an undetermined travel time in Asia: The preliminary edition


Never in my life could I have known how much (seemingly endless) enjoyment I get out of packing lists. And luckily for me, many people feel the same, as they are a very popular and recurring theme on many travel blogs. Not only are other travellers’ packing lists a great resource, they are also pretty … Continue reading The debacle of packing light for an undetermined travel time in Asia: The preliminary edition

Long-Term Travel: How to cut your living costs to save money for your RTW travels


We all know holidays are expensive. You get a week off work, book a flight, a hotel (or perhaps a cheap hostel), get to your destination where you eat out here and there, indulge in a few activities and once you get back a week later and unwittingly check your bank balance, the shock is … Continue reading Long-Term Travel: How to cut your living costs to save money for your RTW travels

The Art of Running Away: On leaving home and going travelling


I was watching a movie in which the female protagonist was asked the question of what she wanted to do with her life. When she finally gave her response she said, ‘I want to travel.’ It seemed to say it all. Leaving behind the familiar to witness different ways of life has become a universal … Continue reading The Art of Running Away: On leaving home and going travelling