Caye Caulker sunset

Belize, I Like You, But…

After a quick side trip to Tikal, we returned to Belize and headed for the coast. What it lacked in...

Monks at a train station

Back on the road

It was a strange feeling. Standing in my apartment in Chiang Mai, idly picking things up and putting them back...

Old man

Why I’ll be a 73 year old backpacker

I finally got around to watching “A Map for Saturday” a few days ago.  A cult movie amongst long term...

25 Tips for Backpacking Around South East Asia

25 tips for backpacking around South East Asia, from tuk-tuks to temples and everything in between.


The changing face of backpacking

 Back in February I spent several days doing a road trip around Tasmania where I spent most nights staying in...


6 Things to Consider When Buying Your First Backpack

What to consider when buying your first travel backpack: size, style, features, testing tips and more.