18 Best Things To Do On The Isle of Skye, Scotland

18 of the best things to do on the Isle of Skye, a stunning island in the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.  Out of all the Scottish islands (there are hundreds of them!), the Isle of Skye may get the most attention. It's jagged mountain peaks, sapphire freshwater rivers, and overall rugged natural landscape has become …

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Work Exchange In Peru: How I Lived In Cusco For Free

My experience doing a work exchange in Peru with Worldpackers. My work exchange in Peru was a few years ago, but I never really explained how I was able to live in Cusco for free for one month. So today, I'm going to share my story! As a hardcore budget traveler, I am always looking …

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Sydney to Melbourne Road Trip: The Ultimate Travel Guide

A detailed travel guide for a Sydney to Melbourne road trip! A Sydney to Melbourne road trip is one of the most popular things to do in Australia. Of all the country's big cities, Sydney and Melbourne are the two most famous. Not even Perth, Darwin, Brisbane, or the capital city of Canberra can compete …

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25 Best Travel Books: Travel Inspiration and Books To Take On The Road

25 best travel books that are great for traveling OR will inspire you to travel. I always ask others what they think the best travel books are, so I decided it was finally time I put my own recommendations out there as well. I once read a quote that said: "Books are the training weights …

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15 Travel Essentials To Always Add To Your Packing List

15 must-have travel essentials that I always put on my packing list. Packing for a trip abroad can always be a bit daunting. You don't want to overpack, but you don't want to underpack and forget anything. Luckily the more you travel, the easier packing becomes as you realize what stuff you ACTUALLY need and …

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10 Things To Do In Melbourne, Australia

10 things to do in Melbourne, the capital city of Victoria, Australia.  For many people living or traveling in Australia, Melbourne is one of their favorite cities.  It is cosmopolitan, vibrant, artistic, and conveniently located near Victoria’s vineyards and national parks and the iconic Great Ocean Road.  Many backpackers settle in Melbourne, sucked in by …

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Australian Wildlife Photo Diary

Some of my favorite photos I've taken of Australian wildlife. Because Australia is such an isolated continent, and has been for millions of years, its wildlife has developed in such a unique way. 87% of Australia's mammals can ONLY be found in Australia. 93% of its reptiles, 94% of its frogs, and 45% of its …

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Great Ocean Road Travel Guide

A budget-friendly Great Ocean Road travel guide.  Australia has so many bucket-list-worthy attractions: watch the sunrise over Uluru, snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef, visit Sydney harbor, pet kangaroos in Western Australia, and the list goes on and on.  The Great Ocean Road almost always has a place on that list, with its rugged cliffs, …

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