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I love to share travel tips that I either come up with, read, or hear about. Everything from general packing advice, to budgets, to things to consider when you’re visiting specific areas. The travel tips section is constantly growing.

Where to Buy Backpacker Travel Insurance for EU Residents

Backpackers who refuse to purchase travel insurance often have one excuse. They think that since they don’t need backpacker insurance because they are healthy and hence, they won’t get sick while on the road. But backpacker travel insurance is not just about coverage against medical costs should something happen to you while backpacking. It covers […]

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Canada through a foreigners eyes

Travelling in Canada as a foreigner can be an eye-opening experience. There’s plenty of aspects that make Canada unique, however there are also plenty of similarities between the US and Canada, although this is a notion strongly denied by most Canadians you will meet. Being South African, most of the differences I found between Canada […]


4 Things to do in Canada Before You Die

With it’s amazing wildlife, stunning landscapes and wonderful people, Canada is one destination you’ll never forget. If you’re planning a once-in-a-lifetime trip here, you need to know what to tick off your list. To give you a helping hand, here are five uniquely Canadian experiences that you’ll never forget. Wake up to Niagra Falls The […]


Tips for a value-packed travel adventure

Backpacking is a value packed activity. Travelling light and free is only very rarely the pursuit of middle aged millionaires. More often it’s the province of free-wheeling folk who are not quite ready to settle down to the serious business of full time family life and a suited and booted business career. Metaphorically as well […]


5 Home Remedies for Travelling when Sick

This post was sponsored by the makers of REACTINE®. Thoughts and opinions are my own. When you’re on the road, you rarely have the medicine cabinet you typically take for granted at home. Traveling with allergies, a cold, or any ailment for that matter, can be exasperated by the stress and unease of being in […]

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