Hiking should always be free, but sometimes there are things you have to pay for. Permits and park fees, food, accommodation, and good gear are essential. Hiking in Nepal is spectacular but costs can add up really quickly when you pay for three meals a day, snacks, drinks, and guesthouses, plus more if you have... Continue Reading →
It's no secret that humans are slowly destroying the planet thanks to global warming and a whole host of other problems we've caused, like the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. According to Greenpeace, an estimated 12.7 million tonnes of plastic end up in our oceans EVERY YEAR. "Travelling on ocean currents this plastic is now turning... Continue Reading →
When you are on the move it's hard (and often very limiting) to carry everything you need on your back. However, this can present a bit of a dilemma, you don’t want to waste money buying items you only need for a few days, but equally risking missing these experiences altogether isn’t ideal either. Well happily there now is a middle ground available, with peer-to-peer rental platforms like Fat Lama allowing you to borrow kit cheaply from people in the local area.
Do you ever sit there looking at people who travel all the time and wonder how the hell they afford it? This is one of the most common questions I see online. They say money can't buy you happiness, but it can buy you a plane ticket and that's basically the same thing. Where do... Continue Reading →
The first time I left home for a year away I had an absolutely awful 85 Litre backpack and it was full. I know, huge mistake. I knew this before I'd even left home but I was adamant that I needed those family-sized toiletries and an outfit for every occasion. After years on the road,... Continue Reading →