Visiting Venice from Treviso

There are times when you are travelling where you can save serious money (and your sanity) by staying a short distance away from a tourist hot-spot. A situation just like this presents itself when you...
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6 months world travel with Carry on luggage only

One carry-on sized backpack each, plus a small handbag. Seriously, that's all we had for 6 months travelling around Europe... When friends ask about our recent overseas trip this is the part that...
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Planning the trip of a lifetime (useful apps and websites to help you prepare)

We leant very quickly that while our planned sabbatical length of 9 months is a long time, its still not enough to go everywhere! Here are some tips we learn't while planning our OE. Make sure...
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How to pack up your house before an overseas trip

Packing up your house for an overseas trip is enough to scare the crap out of anyone. Combine that with wrapping up 2 jobs and a deadline approaching far too quickly and you have an extremely fun...
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All packed up and ready to go…

One day out and we can taste the excitement. Racking our brains for what we have forgotten to do, questioning each item we have packed in our limited 7kg bags (carry on luggage only), we are torn...
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56 days to go… Where do you start?

Every day I imagine myself there already, cycling through Amsterdam, eating Cannoli in Venice, Re-enacting the opera house scenes from Godfather 3 at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, or cruising around...
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