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4 Best Card Games For Backpackers

A deck of cards is a staple for backpackers. Playing cards is a great way to meet new people or pass the time on a slow journey.  A standard deck can be used for hundreds of different games. Most people know… Continue Reading →

White Water Rafting, Ocoee River – Tennessee

In 2014 I took part in Camp America. I worked at a summer camp in Vermont for 2 months. Then I travelled down the East Coast with Camp America Treks. In 2 weeks we covered 2,645 miles, through 12 states. We packed in so much… Continue Reading →

Essential Survival Guide For Long Bus Journeys

*This post contains affiliate links, meaning I receive a small bonus if you make a purchase through one of my links. This is at NO extra cost to you.*   Long bus journeys are both a blessing and a curse. On the one… Continue Reading →

Harry Potter Studios – A Must Visit London Attraction

I, along with most of my generation, grew up with Harry Potter. I have read all the books numerous times and watched the films even more. In the run up to my 19th birthday my sister asked if I could get a… Continue Reading →

Backpacker – The Ultimate Travel Game

*This post contains affiliate links, meaning I receive a small bonus if you make a purchase through one of my links. This is at NO extra cost to you.*   Backpackers love a good card game. You can find a deck of cards… Continue Reading →

Complete Backpackers Guide to Rotorua, New Zealand

Rotorua, also known as “that place which smells like eggs”, is a must visit on New Zealand’s North Island. Despite the smell, there is no denying that it is teeming with Māori culture as well as some pretty amazing geothermal activity. This activity of course, being responsible… Continue Reading →

A Very Kiwi Christmas

Every Christmas growing up I spent it at home in the cold British winter doing the usual thing with my immediate family. Some years were slightly different, one year my sister was away and there was the year we did… Continue Reading →

The 4 steps to planning your travels

What do you do after you’ve decided to start travelling? Do you research and plan? Do you just book a flight? How do you know where to go? How much money do you need? There are many questions that can… Continue Reading →

Waewae mo’a – The Kiwi Experience Tribe in Tamaki Māori Village

Māori are the tangata whenua, the indigenous people, of New Zealand. Many backpackers visiting a country wish to learn more about their culture and traditions. I was no exception, so when I had the opportunity to stay overnight at the Tamaki Māori Village in… Continue Reading →

The Nevis Bungy Jump, Queenstown.

Bungy jumping is often named, along with skydiving, as a must do adventure activity for thrill seekers. The thing is, I had always loved the idea of doing a skydive however was less enthusiastic about a bungy jump. It wasn’t that I was scared but just didn’t… Continue Reading →

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