Tag: backpacking

Female Solo Travel Tips: 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Left

Female Solo Travel Tips: 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Left

I’ve been meaning to write and share my best female solo travel tips for months now — because, before I left, it was exactly what I was feverishly googling!

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! […]

7 unmissable things to do in Sri Lanka

7 unmissable things to do in Sri Lanka

The tearshop-shaped island of Sri Lanka is the place everyone is talking about – and for good reason. Whether you visit for two weeks or two months, it has everything: postcard-perfect beaches, delicious food, friendly locals, surfing, safaris, stunning countryside and so much more.

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.

5 Places You Must Visit in Indonesia (That Are Not Bali!)

5 Places You Must Visit in Indonesia (That Are Not Bali!)

If you’re planning on a trip to these gorgeous islands, make sure you get off the well-beaten Bali path for a bit and start exploring some of the wonderful, untouched islands of the Indian Ocean.

How to: travel with just hand luggage

How to: travel with just hand luggage

Save time and energy at the airport and learn how to travel with just hand luggage! We promise it will change how you pack for the better!

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 […]

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 […]

The time I got dengue fever…

The time I got dengue fever…

Regular readers of TheTwoScoops will know that it’s a travel blog, and Sarah and I love sharing our favourite destinations and travel tips. But today, I’m going to go a little off-topic and talk about Dengue Fever. I unfortunately contracted dengue fever and there’s been […]