How to plan a backpacking trip

As my post on backpacking travel tips proved so popular, I thought I’d share the process I go through when planning a trip. I don’t really have a checklist as such but it occurred to me that I do follow a set routine when planning a trip and there’s actually quite a lot of  research…… Continue reading How to plan a backpacking trip

How to visit 12 countries in 12 months – while working full time

So, there was this very brief period when I decided I might want to ‘settle down’ and I ended up staying in Bristol, England for a whole eighteen months (although I managed to have three different jobs and live in three different houses during that time!). It didn’t end well and I quickly went back…… Continue reading How to visit 12 countries in 12 months – while working full time