A Backpackers Guide for Packing

With 31 countries under our belts, we’ve definitely had some problems when packing. For the majority of our short-haul travels, where we were inexperienced in the art of travelling, we just used a 20l bag. This worked well for us as we didn’t want to pay for checked baggage. However, when we travelled to Asia … Continue reading A Backpackers Guide for Packing

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Travelling Asia – How much?

After travelling around Asia (mainly Southeast Asia) we found that once you’re out there, it is possible to do most places on a small budget. Although we spent more during the 3-month trip than we expected, Asia, in general, is inexpensive (bar Japan). The usual question we get asked is how much did your Asia … Continue reading Travelling Asia – How much?

How we Travel – The Travel Guide for Students

Many people ask us on a regular basis, how do you travel so much? Being university students, we know that it can be hard to see how you can travel so much. Many people get put off travelling for many reasons. Usually, a lack of time or money means that people cannot travel, or so … Continue reading How we Travel – The Travel Guide for Students

Bangkok – A Stepping Stone

After completing our last dives and passing our diving exam in Koh Tao, we decided that it was time to hit the mainland of Thailand. We booked a ticket which would take us to Bangkok where we would spend the next three days. Taking a two-hour boat and then an 8-10-hour bus ride to Bangkok … Continue reading Bangkok – A Stepping Stone

Vietnam: Hanoi and Ha Long Bay

After the three of us had finally met up in the final few days of our time in Siem Reap, we were ready to start Vietnam together. After waiting for more than an hour to get our visa sorted in the airport, we were finally ready to set foot into Vietnam. Side note: If you … Continue reading Vietnam: Hanoi and Ha Long Bay

Hong Kong: A City of Life

After visiting Hong Kong for the first time, we were pleasantly surprised by just how good the island really was. We expected a lot as we had done a lot of research on what we should do once we were there, but we were not prepared for the sheer awesomeness of Hong Kong. With a … Continue reading Hong Kong: A City of Life

Madrid: A Special City

Madrid is such a wonderful city and is one of my favourite places to visit. Not only because it’s like a second home to me, but I love the chilled atmosphere of the city. There’s nothing quite as relaxing as sitting in a Spanish restaurant at night with a few beers. But Madrid is still … Continue reading Madrid: A Special City

Amsterdam: A Capital on A High

Well known for its canals, bikes and coffee shops, home to the famous red-light district and amazing art galleries, Amsterdam is a city with a lot to offer. Having been to Amsterdam twice, we can say that for us Amsterdam is rather different to other European cities that we have visited. However, if we do … Continue reading Amsterdam: A Capital on A High

Lisbon: A Capital With It All

Lisbon has everything travellers could want from a place. There are so many different aspects of the city for you to explore. For us, what made this city so unique was how they all play such an integral part in making Lisbon one of the best places we have visited. We don't say this lightly, as … Continue reading Lisbon: A Capital With It All