Chengdu, travelling China Part 3

China’s historical and cultural city, Chengdu offers teahouses galore, shrines celebrating folk heroes and the opportunity to get close to cute pandas. For a more in depth guide, click here. … Continue reading Chengdu, travelling China Part 3

Beijing, travelling China Part 1

A blend of old and new, Beijing offers excitement, unique sightseeing opportunities and layers of history. Hike the Great Wall, stand in the world’s largest inner-city square or marvel at … Continue reading Beijing, travelling China Part 1

Backpacking around the world on a budget: Tasmania Part 7

Waving goodbye to the coastal capital Melbourne, we voyaged to Hobart, Tasmania. From the white sands of picture-perfect Wineglass Bay to the World Heritage-listed mountain, the island offers culture, art … Continue reading Backpacking around the world on a budget: Tasmania Part 7

Backpacking around the world on a budget: Uluru to Adelaide Part 5

In 2008, we embarked on our RtW trip, visiting seven countries. So far, we witnessed the skyscrapers of Hong Kong, the colourful and sleek wonders of Singapore, the rugged beauty of … Continue reading Backpacking around the world on a budget: Uluru to Adelaide Part 5

Backpacking around the world on a budget: Darwin & the Ghan Part 4

Finishing Hong Kong and Singapore, we make our way to Australia, starting off in the Outback. A perfect beginning point for the Northern Territory, Darwin is a contrast of dusty, … Continue reading Backpacking around the world on a budget: Darwin & the Ghan Part 4

Backpacking around the world on a budget: Hong Kong Part 2

In 2008, we embarked on our RtW trip, visiting seven countries. The first leg of our journey took us from busy London to busy Hong Kong. A different kind of … Continue reading Backpacking around the world on a budget: Hong Kong Part 2

Backpacking around the world on a budget: The beginning Part 1

FIn February 2008, Cat and I embarked on our first real ‘couples test’ by booking a round-the-world adventure after we finished uni. Starting off in the East, we finished in … Continue reading Backpacking around the world on a budget: The beginning Part 1