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“Too Old To Backpack, Too Young To Caravan…”

“Too Old To Backpack, Too Young To Caravan…”

There are two types of traveller in this world – those who are too young to appreciate being on the road and those who are too old to enjoy it.

I like to think my girlfriend and I are an exotic anomaly amongst the nomadic fraternity....

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Return to Oz: The Perils Of Chasing Travel Ghosts

Return to Oz: The Perils Of Chasing Travel Ghosts

“Here’s a very special blog instalment by girlfriend Sam. Happy reading!” – James

On our epic trip around the world, my boyfriend and I have been lucky enough to spend 15 months exploring corners of the globe that most people only ever dream of visiting…

We’ve revisited some old favourites too – places where we spent unforgettable childhood vacations and all-too-brief escapes from office life....

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Top 5 American Roadside Attractions That’d Never Work In Britain…

Top 5 American Roadside Attractions That’d Never Work In Britain…

‘Roadside Attractions’ are a uniquely American phenomenon. Seen through the eyes of a Brit they seem completely void of function and social value. Their sole function is to tempt passers by off the interstate and spend money in a place that otherwise has nothing to offer out-of-towners…

On our six week, 8,062.6 mile road trip around the USA, my girlfriend and I passed by countless examples of highway frivolity – the majority of which wouldn’t last five minutes if plonked down on a British roadside....

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13 Surefire Ways To Tell Whether Or Not You’re In Bolivia…

13 Surefire Ways To Tell Whether Or Not You’re In Bolivia…

Backpacking around the world can be disorientating at the best of times. With so much excitement going on, it’s easy to lose track of the time, date or even country that you’re in.

If you ever wake up in the middle of the night wondering where the hell you are, use this handy guide to find out whether or not you’re in Bolivia…

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Photos From The Road Through Patagonia

Photos From The Road Through Patagonia

Looking back over the 1,373 photos my girlfriend and I took during our 5,311 kilometre road trip through Patagonia, it’s hard to work out why the vast majority of them were taken in the first place…

212 of them are pictures of enchanting sunsets, mesmeric cloud patterns, epic mountains, curvy canyons and weird wildlife....

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How Not To See Dinosaurs In Neuquén, Argentina

How Not To See Dinosaurs In Neuquén, Argentina

“This week, a very special guest blog from my dinosaur obsessed girlfriend. Enjoy! – James”

We’d been travelling for 50 days and the maxim ‘see less and experience more’ had started to ring true. When we arrived in the town of Neuquén, Argentina, that maxim became redundant....

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Brazil’s Nowheresvilles: Crap Towns Of South America (Part One)

Brazil’s Nowheresvilles: Crap Towns Of South America (Part One)

When you think of England you think of Trafalgar Square or Buckingham Palace or Stonehenge or Old Trafford or The Cavern Club or the Angel Of The North.

These iconic locations occupy less than 0.01% of the country’s landmass – the rest of it is made up of utterly dull towns and villages and suburbs and cities and motorways....

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