Minimalist Packing: Ultimate Carry on packing list (Checklist)

Minimalist Packing- Ultimate Carry on packing list

First time travelers always pack too much. Minimalist packing is an art. We’ve put together a carry on packing list for backpackers who really want to pack light, avoid problems at the airport and never have to check in baggage or stand in the long lines to check in. The hardest thing with minimalist packing…

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Do You Need Travel Insurance? Tips to help you decide

“Nothing’s going to happen to me, I’m young, fit & healthy. Plus it’s expensive, and I only saved enough money for my trip…” Have you had these thoughts before going on a trip? Wondering, do you need travel insurance? You may be going backpacking for the first time and just have no idea what travel…

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7 things to know before your first backpacking trip – advice from seasoned travellers

This to know before your first backpacking trip - advice from seasoned travelers

“Every pro was once an amateur. Every expert was once a beginner. So dream big and start now. “ Basically you have to start somewhere. We don’t all have a magical crystal ball telling us the right path to go on. But we do have the wisdom of those who have gone before us. We all…

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10 Mistakes 1st Time Backpackers Make (and how to avoid them)

10 mistakes backpackers make

The first trip you take abroad will certainly be an eye opening experience. You will see things you never imagined you’d see, eat things you’ve never tasted before and learn so many new and wonderful things. But there are some things you need to learn before you get on that plane. You’re going to make…

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10 Best Travel Gifts 2015

Best Travel Gifts 2015

Collect memories, not things! It’s the ultimate traveler Moto. And while it is true, it doesn’t mean that any traveler wouldn’t love you forever for getting them the hottest piece of travel gear on the market. But what is the must have and best travel gifts 2015? It can be tricky buying gifts for backpackers.…

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Travel Safety Special (Podcast)

Travel Safety Special - Podcast

Travel Safety Special Episode 017: We speak to Phil from World Nomads about staying safe abroad Listen NOW! Subscribe on iTunes WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from listeners about how we can improve the show or what you love about it already. You can email us using the contact form in the footer of…

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The No.1 Travel Accessory Every Girl Needs In Her Backpack

The number one travel accessory every girl needs in her backpack today

I was putting off trying this product for the longest time. I heard about it years ago, but it seemed, awkward, really strange and well – pretty icky. I’m not going to lie, it is a bit of an awkward topic. Men will certainly want to stop reading right now! But, this is a product…

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What Are the Best Shoes for Travel? (Backpacking)

Do you want happy feet while traversing this vast planet of ours? The travel shoes you choose for your first trip abroad are more important than you’d think. You may not realise it now, but having the right footwear can either make or break your backpacking experience. Nobody wants to ruin their trip by getting…

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10 Cool Travel Gifts for Christmas 2015

10 cool travel gifts for christmas

Can’t decide what cool travel gifts to buy the traveller in your life? It can be difficult to come up with christmas presents to buy them. Most travellers can only carry a certain amount of luggage. The gifts you buy need to be practical, useful, lightweight and compact. We have taken some of the guess…

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