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EPIC Road Trip Around New Zealand's South Island - Two Week Itinerary and Tips!

Doing a road trip around New Zealand might just be the best way to explore the unspoilt landscapes, mind-blowing mountain ranges and coastal paradises. Having your very own camper van gives you the freedom to go at your own pace, stop wherever and whenever you want and even meet loads of new friends at all of the campsites! But, what if you can’t decide where to go in the first place? Well, that’s exactly why we’ve written this blog post, with plenty of tips that might help you along the way! Now, we are just focussing on the South Island here (with highlights like Milford Sound, the Glacier Highway and the Otago lakes) and have based it on a two week itinerary (the perfect amount of time if

Being Vegan Whilst Backpacking - 5 Top Eco-Travel TIPS!

Over the past couple of months, we’ve found that Bali might be one of the best places in the world for vegan travellers, but it's safe to say that we haven't been so lucky elsewhere in South East Asia. Here are some simple tips that have certainly helped stop us from getting hangry from time to time! We hope they come in handy! The Most Important Meal Of The Day! We love it when our hostel or hotel have free breakfast but, most of the time, we have to go hungry because we can't eat anything that they offer (perhaps apart from toast)… If you eat eggs, you’re golden but, if you’re vegan, you might be disappointed, so it's definitely worth knowing what to expect. Also for us, the day doesn’t st
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