Every one who visits Thailand raves about the food. So while we were backpacking across the ‘Land of Smiles’ we were determined to bring a little bit of Thai cuisine know-how back home with us – at least enough to impress our friends! (more…)
Fortunately for us we were able to stay with friends during our stay in Sydney, leaving our daily budget as healthy as possible for all those ludicrously expensive schooners! Here are our top picks of things to do in Sydney, suiting those with holiday budgets and shoestring backpack budgets alike. (more…)
A list of must-have travel or backpacking accessories to make your life easier on a round-the-world trip.
After our first three months of travel, we were so glad we did our research and bought along these items that we wanted to share a list with you guys. We have personally used each one of these items and so can give them our thumbs up for travel! (more…)
At 4090m above sea level, Potosi is the highest city of it‘s size in the world. Founded in 1545 as a mining town, it soon produced fabulous wealth, becoming one of the largest cities in the Americas and the World, with a population exceeding 200,000 people. Between 2 and 8 million ‘miners’ (slaves) worked and perished in the mines throughout the three centuries of colonial rule, most of whom would live below ground for weeks or months at a time without coming-out for fresh air. We we keen to explore the city to see whether the gloom from this era still hangs over and how the locals live today. (more…)