Top 11 FIFA Countries To Backpack In From My Round the World Journey

Top 11 Countries To Backpack In From My Round the World Journey

“Travel the world and the seven seas. Everybody’s looking for something” – Eurythmics. As the debate over countries can get ridiculous and I even argue with my family and best friends over what is a real country and what is not, I thought I’d do a few separate articles on my round the world journey. Now Read more about Top 11 Countries To Backpack In From My Round the World Journey[…]

5 Places to Stay in Queensland, Australia with access to the Great Barrier Reef

  One of the 7 natural wonders of the world, and certainly a bucket list adventure, the Great Barrier Reef is one of those places that you must see if you are on holiday in Australia. The best way to access the Great Barrier Reef is by taking excursions out from one of the five Read more about 5 Places to Stay in Queensland, Australia with access to the Great Barrier Reef[…]

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Backpacking in Australia: Top 5 Sights in Canberra

As the six year mark on my last few days in Australia hit home this week, it is time to reflect on one of my favourite cities in Australia – the capital city itself. Canberra. Aside from my time exploring Sydney, the Blue Mountains and serving schooners in Parramatta, we next headed to Canberra for Read more about Backpacking in Australia: Top 5 Sights in Canberra[…]

Backpacking in Australia: Textbook Top 5 Sights in Sydney

Sometimes when you are backpacking through endless cities and countries, you end up in a totally popular tourist spot and rather than whack out a guidebook or look for off the wall places, you just want to do the obvious. You want to tick off a “textbook top 5 sights” and that’s exactly what I Read more about Backpacking in Australia: Textbook Top 5 Sights in Sydney[…]

Backpacking in New Zealand: My Top 20 Memories

“You’ll never see the end of the road when you’re travelling with me ” – Neil Finn (Crowded House). Looking at the 2,000 plus posts still to be converted from my written notebook to this website, I noticed that New Zealand occupies a bigger chunk of them than I expected so condensing is required. My two visits (2007, Read more about Backpacking in New Zealand: My Top 20 Memories[…]

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100 Places I Backpacked Through That You’ve Never Heard Of, in Australia

“We may never meet again so shed your skin and let’s get started” – Split Enz Firstly, this article has taken a fair bit of work over the years and I’m finally getting it published over 4 years since I left Australia behind! Secondly of course I’m probably wrong and you might have heard of Read more about 100 Places I Backpacked Through That You’ve Never Heard Of, in Australia[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Top 5 Food Experiences in New Zealand

It’s been a shocking eight years since my first trip to New Zealand and even five years since my second trip so the notebook still clogs up a list of 30 something posts still unwritten about this country of islands! I thought I’d get my food adventures in NZ typed up today and whacked into a Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Top 5 Food Experiences in New Zealand[…]

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The Day I…Worked in Two Continents Within 24 Hours

Before I tell the story of the day I worked in 2 continents within 24 hours, let me tell you that I know this isn’t cool, or rare, or unique, or even special. I’m aware of that – every day of the week people work in 2continents sometimes even 3…think of the man who has Read more about The Day I…Worked in Two Continents Within 24 Hours[…]