5 Perfect Autumn Walks around Bristol – all accessible on public transport

I hate being stuck indoors all day, so rain or shine, I go exploring even if it’s just for an hour. I always feel so much worse if I stay inside all day. At the moment I’m living in Bristol, in a house I’m sad to say, it being a bit too cold for vanlife…… Continue reading 5 Perfect Autumn Walks around Bristol – all accessible on public transport

Adventure and Johnny Cakes in Belize – Tor’s Travel Tales

A perfect Backpacking Itinerary in Belize Belize is a fascinating country. When I visited there, as part of a four month trip in Central America in the winter of 2018, I’d never heard of it before. Well, I’d heard of it, I just had no idea where it was! I certainly didn’t know it was…… Continue reading Adventure and Johnny Cakes in Belize – Tor’s Travel Tales

Freedom Camping in New Zealand – Tor’s Traveller Tales

At the moment I’m counting the days until I leave work and start my winter travels again. I’m lucky enough to earn enough money in the summer (mainly because I live in my van and spend nothing!) so that I can travel every winter, a life I’ll never get tired of. Why? Because there’s always…… Continue reading Freedom Camping in New Zealand – Tor’s Traveller Tales

Top places to travel as a solo female backpacker – from China to Belize

My favourite places to visit as a single female traveller and why I’ve travelled all over the world as a solo female backpacker and never really thought twice about it. I’ve loved everywhere I’ve been. But of course, there are some locations that stand out over others. As a solo traveller, or even when travelling…… Continue reading Top places to travel as a solo female backpacker – from China to Belize

Backpacking Nepal – Tor’s Travel Tales

A one month itinerary for backpacking Nepal I’m lucky enough to travel the world every year for five months or so which means I’ve been to a lot of countries! I don’t really mind where I go as long as I haven’t been there before and that it’s affordable. I’m not rich – I work…… Continue reading Backpacking Nepal – Tor’s Travel Tales

What’s in Tors bag? How to pack for a three month backpacking trip

Minimalist packing for an overseas trip What’s in my bag never really changes. In fact my bag doesn’t even change. I bought my travelling rucksack in 2002 in Melbourne for A$20, in preparation for a side trip to South East Asia. I’d left home with a cheapie Argos top-loading 65 litre rucksack and rarely delved…… Continue reading What’s in Tors bag? How to pack for a three month backpacking trip

Still backpacking at 39 – why I’ll never stop travelling

As my regular readers know I’m an avid backpacker. I work summer seasons and travel every winter. This has pretty much been my life since graduating from university when I was twenty-one, when I went off to New Zealand on a twelve month working holiday visa, via California and Fiji. Instead of returning home afterwards,…… Continue reading Still backpacking at 39 – why I’ll never stop travelling