If you’re considering a backpacking trip to Australia, chances are you’ll have heaps of things on your mind. This post by contributing author Lauren Fritsky nails out 15 fantastic tips to consider before your trip down under.
Using eco-friendly products, recycling and eating locally-grown food can be easy — at home. Yet if you’re on a RTW trip backpacking in Thailand, Sydney or Vancouver, you might find it difficult to keep up with your environmentally-conscious lifestyle. To help you stay green while backpacking around the world, we asked some globetrotters for their tips on staying green on the road.
Last week I posted a photos of one of my favorite day hikes near Queenstown New Zealand. Hiking is a fantastic way to get a feel for wherever it is you’ve traveled to – plus, it’s budget friendly; as they say, views are nearly always free. Today, contributing writer and Australia based Lauren Fritsky (@laurenfritsky) […]
“Do you have a vegetarian option?” As someone who doesn’t eat red meat or pork and dates a straight-up vegetarian, I’ve heard a range of laughable responses to this question — everything from:
“Yes, we have fish” to “Just take the ham off.” Sigh. If you’re tired of dealing with similar confusion from servers who think that vegetarian means that if the meat’s white, it’s alright, try these tips for actually finding food you can eat on the road.
If you told me in November of 2009 when I moved to New Zealand that I would still be here 18 months later, I’d tell you that you were mad. It’s certainly not how I envisioned things going; yet, as I’ve learned in the last year – things don’t always go as planned. A mate […]