Author: Nikki

The Ultimate 3-week Philippines Itinerary

The Ultimate 3-week Philippines Itinerary

So you want to backpack around the Philippines, but you only have three weeks to spare. No problem – welcome to the 3-week Philippines Itinerary! Late April this year, after my three-month stay in Australia, I met my best friend Claire in the Philippines! It […]

7 of the best places to eat in Siargao

7 of the best places to eat in Siargao

You’ve just arrived on this beautiful island in the Philippines, and (rightly so,) you’re looking for the best places to eat in Siargao. In Siargao, you get surf, great weather, super-friendly locals and of course, the delicious Siargao restaurant and cafe scene. And man, were we happy […]

Vanlife: 4-day Sydney to Byron Bay road trip

Vanlife: 4-day Sydney to Byron Bay road trip

If you’ve been following along on my Instagram (@nikkitravelled), you might have seen that I finished my four-month stint in sunny Australia with an epic weekend road trip! So, for my final long weekend, we teamed up with lovely folks at JUCY to take their […]

Road Tripping New Zealand

If you follow us on Instagram, you’ll know that Sarah and I had three short but amazing weeks to road trip across New Zealand and we fell head over heels in love with both the North and South Island. For me, it was having huge […]

8 feelings I went through when I quit my job to go travelling

8 feelings I went through when I quit my job to go travelling

Thinking about quitting your job to go travelling? Prepare for all the feelings that comes with it! Nikki shares the highs and lows she experienced before she found herself sitting on a flight across the world.

8 Things to know about travelling in the rainy season

8 Things to know about travelling in the rainy season

Travelling in Indonesia during the wet season actually comes with a few benefits… Here are just some that I discovered.

Nikki’s 2017 Travel Bucket List

Nikki’s 2017 Travel Bucket List

My travel bucket list of places to visit is endless — mainly because I just keep discovering exciting new destinations to add to the list — so I’ve decided to plan my year in seasons, so I can start ticking them off.

The ultimate 14 day guide to Vietnam

The ultimate 14 day guide to Vietnam

If you’re looking for a holiday that offers both adventure and beach time, cityscapes and rural retreats, a two week break in Vietnam is just the ticket!

Music for travelling: Songs that remind me of great holidays

Music for travelling: Songs that remind me of great holidays

Do you have a song that transports you back to another world? I have so many of these songs. Some of them remind me of a holiday I took almost a decade ago – my first without parents! Others, I’m able to time travel to […]

7 travel scams you should know about in Asia

7 travel scams you should know about in Asia

Asia has long been a backpacker haven; its well beaten path promises adventure, some amazing views, the best beach life around and bustling cityscapes. As a whole, Asia is a safe route to take for any trip – I’ve always found the local people to […]

Escape to the country: 5 British rural escapes

Escape to the country: 5 British rural escapes

Don’t get me wrong, city breaks are wonderful. And I have an endless list of European cities that I’d like to visit some day soon – Edinburgh, Lisbon, Florence and Reykjavik to name a few. But this year, I’m hoping it becomes the Year of […]

7 tips to surviving night trains in Vietnam

7 tips to surviving night trains in Vietnam

Night trains in Vietnam are one of the quickest ways to travel around the country.  They’re cheap, reliable, fast (compared to buses) but not luxurious in any way, shape or form. Remove any idea you have of the Hogwart’s Express or a trip on the […]