• The Virgin Backpacker 2016
  • Hello Vietnam! First stop Ho Chi Minh…

    *Note: Aussies, we get just over 15,000 dong per Australian Dollar* Woooooooo! After about 14 hours I make it from Sydney, Australia to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (with a small transit in Changi Airport, Singapore). I walk out of the airport with nervous energy rushing through my veins. This is my first time travelling […]

  • Packing
  • The backpack!

    Jump straight to packing list! MMM… packing your bag! The single LEAST exciting/motivating thing to think about when forming your travel plans, HOWEVER it is the SINGLE MOST VITAL DECISION MAKING PROCESS! First tip: DO NOT pack your backpack with your mum in the room! Mine, came under the illusion that she was all for the […]

  • The Virgin Backpacker 2016
  • Setting off…

    Since graduating high school in 2014, I have been interested in backpacking. What started as a plan for a trip for two friends to Europe, swiftly transformed into a solo backpacking expedition to Southeast Asia. I tried -SUPER HARD- to form some sort of backpacking route, which I soon found was near impossible to plan. Every step […]