How To: Make The Most of Your Hostel Experience


For many travellers, hostels are the preferred form of accommodation. There are a tonne of bonuses toΒ hostel living, but there can be a few inconveniences and difficulties too. However, a little knowledge and a smidge of forward planning can make any hostel better. Here are a bunch of easy way to improve your happy little […]

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Packing List: Autumn In The Arctic


Ah, the eternal struggle. Upcoming trip on the horizon but what the heck do I absolutely need to pack and what can I leave strewn across my floor to be picked up upon return? I tend to over pack – worrying that anything I leave behind will somehow become a totally crucial item, and not […]

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Packing List: Summer in South Africa

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So I am off to South Africa for 6 weeks! The first of many African countries I plan to visit in the next few years. So what am I packing in my backpack? ClothesΒ  x 3 maxi skirts – two print and one plain black x 1 Β maxi dress x 1 full length jumpsuit x […]

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Packing List: European Winter

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This week I was asked by one of my lovely readers if I was able to write a post about what I packed for months of backpacking through Europe in the winter months. So here goes! I wanted to pack enough clothes that I wouldn’t have to do laundry every week, but I had also […]

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