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In 2011, I quit my job as an accountant and set off on a journey around the world.

One year turned into two, and then three, and then four. Eventually, I decided to make the road my home.

Two years ago I started this blog as a place to share stories with friends and family: about the places I’ve been, the people I’ve met and the things I’ve learned.

Today, the stories continue to be told, but it’s also become a place for you – a place where you can learn to travel the world, build a life on the road and create your own adventure.

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  • How Much Does It Cost To Travel Europe For 5 Months? My 2016 Figures
    November 20, 2016

    How much does it really cost to travel Europe? This year I went to find out. After a short jaunt with my family, I took off to backpack the continent solo for five months. 11 countries, 23 cities, 40 beds and 10,101km later, it’s finally over. Truthfully, I was a little nervous doing my numbers….

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  • Can New Zealanders Stay In The Schengen Area For More Than 90 Days?
    November 17, 2016

    Note: New Zealand passport holders have slightly different Schengen rules to other countries. If you are not a New Zealand passport holder, this post will not apply to you. You can read about the standard Schengen rules here. If you’ve travelled to Europe, you will be familiar with the 90/180 days Schengen visa rule. Citizens of…

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  • For All The First Time Backpackers
    October 29, 2016

    Right now, I’m sitting on my bed in a hostel dorm in Berlin. My crap is all over the floor. The girl sleeping in the bed beside me also has her crap all over the floor. And then there’s a couple of tidy guys, with all their stuff locked and zipped up. Nobody has made…

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