Adventure Travel Show 2012

Once again we had a fantastic time at the Adventure Travel Show held last weekend (28th to 29th of January) in London. It had moved to bigger and better premises at the Olympia events centre in the heart of Kensington, a great location which meant that even more people eager for adventure were able to attend!

Aussie Adventures for the Adult Gapper

Ever heard the phrase “youth is wasted on the young”? Well whether you agree with this or not, it’s certainly true that the whippersnappers of the world aren’t the only ones entitled to fun, freedom or adventure! College students and university graduates have long held the crown when it comes to the concept of a gap year or ‘gap travel’ but finally, adults with a yearning for adventure and self-improvement are cottoning on to the fact that they are allowed to take time out to experience the world too.

Travelling between Java to Bali (Guest Post)

Travelling between Indonesia’s best-known islands is a lot easier than most backpackers might think. Having done the trip myself, soon after finishing a stint teaching English in Vietnam, I found out just how straightforward it is. Looking to do the same? Here’s how I’d recommend tackling this epic adventure of booze, beaches and bare-naked Aussies!

Tips for Travelling the Trans Siberian Rail

Siberia isn’t somewhere we all get to see. It’s a vast wilderness, home to stunning scenery and traditional culture. Taking the Trans Siberian railway gives travellers the opportunity to experience

Two Wheel Adventure… Cycle Camping

You’ve heard of backpacking, camper-vanning, hiking and horse riding… how about a bit of cycle camping?

Make 2012 the year you’ll never forget…

With the end of the year fast approaching it’s time to ask yourself whether 2011 lived up to your expectations. Did you get to visit that country you’ve always dreamed

How Travel Has Changed Us…

As well as making a decision to be more tolerant of people’s shortcomings; make an effort to understand other people’s history and to appreciate the simple things in life, there

More Memories of an Epic Adventure…

Oh the memories! Carrying on with our trip down memory lane where we shared the highs, lows and regrets we had during our 11 month overland trip, we have now

Highs and Lows of an Epic Adventure…

When Richard and I first decided to go travelling we didn’t know quite what to expect. Having never been on anything more adventurous than a two week holiday to Spain,

Glamping, Hostel or Resort? Accommodation in Australia…

If you’re planning a trip down under, you’re in for the experience of a lifetime. In the midst of getting your travel sorted, buying your travel insurance and researching which

Tips on Keeping Healthy on the Road…

A BIG thank you to Travel With a Mate for publishing our article… Tips for Keeping Healthy on the Road! [singlepic id=4089 w=520 h=340 float=center] Have a browse on Travel

Cordon Bleu in a camper van…

Okay, whilst Cordon Bleu may be a bit of an overstatement when it comes to describing our efforts at campervan cooking, it’s amazing just what you can rustle up on

Laos Sleeper buses, Sunsets and Stupidity!..

Our first experience of a Laos ‘sleeper’ – yet previous trips have proved that sleeping on these things is near impossible!

Nothing much in Pakse…. except ATMs!!

So we left our last post speeding away from Don Khon (4000 Islands) in a little wooden boat towards Nakasang, where we were to catch a minibus to Pakse. We

Safeguarding your holiday snaps

When you’re backpacking across the world it’s not that easy to pick up souvenirs from the countries you have visited and haul them with you until you return home. So

Easy overland travel: Hong Kong to Hanoi…

Since we have just completed the China to Vietnam stretch of our trip without any major hitches we thought we’d better tell you how we did it, in case you

Visas, Hot Pots & Dim Sum in Honky!

Well, we’re now up to our last night in Hong Kong before our 2-day trip to Hanoi, Vietnam, so time to recap on what we’ve been up to the last

How NOT to plan a RTW trip!

I’ve been away from the blogging seat for a couple of weeks now as we’ve been so busy trying to sort out tying up loose ends, cancelling our entire life