Norway. Just WOW! End of blog. Just kidding. Seriously though!!! I had no real expectation of Norway before I came. I don't know about you, but every other day I'm adding another country, place or something I've seen online to my 'list'. I started off with a 'list' of about 5 things; Visit Asia, Australia, … Continue reading 10 Things I’ve learnt about Norwegians!
I couldn't help but laugh out loud as I typed the title to this Blog Post. There is no innuendo intended! I quite literally ate meat, from a rat, from an actual restaurant. I was backpacking through Vietnam and was getting quite used to eating well, 3-4 times a day for cheap. I love trying … Continue reading I ate ‘Rat meat’ in Vietnam!
Your passport is what allows you to travel internationally. Unless you are just planning on traveling your home country and possibly a couple of neighbouring countries, you will need to look after your passport like your life depends on it! It is the most sacred possession you will take with you. There are a few … Continue reading Hail The Passport
Scuba diving. Not for everyone? I agree. It isn't. It can be claustrophobic for some people, others don't like water (that's a big problem). Some have tried it aren't sure if it's really for them. Point is we can't all love the same things. I first tried Scuba diving when I went on an activity … Continue reading Why you should consider investing in your PADI licence on your travels
This is a tricky one because no one is doing the same trip. Having said that budgeting can be straight forward for anyone. I can only explain through my own experiences. Certainly at the start of my travels I was the ultimate budget backpacker. These days I’m more of a flash packer! When I first … Continue reading How do I budget for the trip?
Short answer, yes. I have been traveling alone many times and I always feel safe. Yes, I do a small amount of research before I go somewhere but you learn along the way. You meet people who will tell you where to avoid. I never carry a guide book with me but if I did … Continue reading Is it safe to travel alone?
Are you someone who loves to plan everything down to the last detail? Well, I guess I wouldn't say I've ever been huge on planning. Before I started my RTW trip I was trying to be super organised. I booked all my flights, I knew what route I'd take. I knew I was going to … Continue reading Why not to make plans!