Do You Really Need Travel Insurance?

Do You Need Travel Insurance? Tips to help you decide

Meagen Collins Travel Tips 2 Comments

“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 travelling for the first time and just have no idea what travel insurance is, or why you even need travel insurance. Or You may have been on a …

Ultimate Packing list for long term travel (Backpacking) *2017 Update*

Ultimate Packing list for long term travel (Backpacking) *2018 Update*

Tommo Travel Tips 23 Comments

You’re going backpacking for months, how do you decide what to leave and what to take? Long term travel is all about packing light but making sure you have all the essentials to make travel as easy as possible. This packing guide is focused for couples travel but the information is pretty universal for solo travellers too. Why is our packing list the best? The answer is, there is no …

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Top 5 Non Schengen Countries in Europe to Visit

Meagen Collins Travel Tips 15 Comments

If you’re a long term traveller in Europe, and you’re not one of the lucky bastards to have been born in the EU. Then you’re most likely going to be on a Schengen visa. If you’re new to the concept of the Schengen visa – let’s start at the beginning for you: What is a Schengen visa? It’s a visa that allows you free movement between the 26 countries in …

Crete food - farm to table in Greece

Crete Food. Where Farm To Table Isn’t A Fad – It’s A Way Of Life

Meagen Collins Food 3 Comments

Farm To Table – It seems to be the latest slogan being thrown around in the foodie world a lot lately. What a crazy concept! In this day and age is it really bizarre to think that things we consume actually come from farms not supermarkets? We are so used to pre-packaged supermarket foods it would be interesting to see how many people know how a pineapple, or even okra …

What to eat in Georgia (Europe)

2 Dishes That Will Rock Your World In Georgia (Europe) – and where you can learn to make them!

Meagen Collins Food 2 Comments

“No one is born a great cook , one learns by doing” Julia Childs It’s one of the traveling foodie experiences we love the most – cooking classes. What can possibly be better than learning from a professional cook or chef  how to make the local cuisine? It’s way up there on our ‘Must Do’ list in any country we visit….and Georgia was no different. We had been told about …

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15 Reasons To Add SE Queensland To Your Australia Itinerary

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Incredible beaches, unique cuisine and the opportunity to 4WD and go sandboarding on an island with no roads? That’s South East Queensland. But whenever we speak to international tourists who visited Australia, we ask the same question: “Did you visit Brisbane?” (Queensland’s capital) The resounding answer: “No”. Most people fly from Sydney to the Great Barrier Reef and skip Brisbane and South East Queensland entirely. But having lived and explored …