Our First Taste of Germany – Cologne and Dusseldorf.

In our last update we revealed that a short visit to our home country, England, had accidentally resulted in an impromptu purchase. A house. You can read more about why we decided to invest our money in bricks and mortar, and why it won’t limit our travels here. (We owe …

7 things you need to know before visiting the USA

Travelling to the USA? Lucky you! It’s a wonderful place, full of adventures and surprises. You could easily spend years exploring – but most of us have to cram our visits into a much shorter space of time. To help with your travel preparation, we’ve gathered seven things you need …

Update: Where we are now and our plans for 2016

What a year 2015 turned out to be. By the time the clock had struck midnight on the first day of what would go on to be the most exhilarating year of our lives we had already been officially unemployed and on the digital nomad path for a couple of months. …

Money Talks Series – Part 5

We know there’s a huge interest in making money online and specifically in how individuals support their full time travel with online careers. We already told you how we make money but to further expand on the topic and to help answer some of those elusive questions with real information …

Where to Get Safe Medical Care in Chiang Mai

Looking after your health when you’re travelling is incredibly important. Ignoring a toothache could mean an emergency trip to a sub-par dentist when you’re later travelling through a developing country and the repercussions of being treated by uncertified practitioners using unclean tools is a real concern, one that could mean …

Our Travel Plans for the Rest of 2015

We have been busy this week booking our travel for the rest of the year and, seeing as it differs so much from what we had originally planned, I thought it was about time we updated you. Regular readers of our blog will have seen our original travel plans for …

Month 4: Budget and Expenses – Malaysia / Cambodia / Thailand

It seems like so much time has passed since I wrote about our month three budget and expenses. We have travelled a lot in the last month and it has been quite widespread. In total we: Visited three countries (Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand) Explored 4 Cities (KL, Penang, Siem Reap, Chiang …

Character Building in Cambodia

I won’t lie, we were nervous about going to Cambodia. Having spent 4 months travelling slowly through Thailand and Malaysia the thought of going to a third world country with such a recent brutal history and where a third of the population live on less than one dollar a day …

Street Art, Beaches and Celebrity Status in Penang

After spending 10 days in Malaysia’s busy capital, Kuala Lumpur, we were really looking forward to moving on to the much quieter island of Penang. One thing we struggled with in KL was hostility from locals in some of the more traditional areas and so we were really hoping for a …

Travel in Comfort as a Luxury Backpacker

We don’t want anyone to be discouraged from backpacking by scary stories of extreme budgeting. Did you know that you can travel in comfort and still hit modest budget targets? We know that you can because we do. If backpacking meant flying on antique aircraft and archaic buses, we’d still be …