X

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.

Three 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.

latest from the blog

  • What Is The Best Travel Insurance For New Zealanders?
    October 17, 2017

    My travelling whanau. What’s up? Today we’re talking about travel insurance. As with most things, this aspect of travel is a little different for us New Zealanders. In fact, travel insurance has different rules/limits/prices in pretty much every country around the world. Like my previous guides on Schengen travel for Kiwis and banking for Kiwis,…

    Read More
  • How To Avoid Bank Fees And Access Money While Travelling (Kiwi Edition)
    October 15, 2017

    Note: This post will focus on New Zealand residents and how to best navigate the options available to New Zealanders. If you’re from another country, try these blog posts from some fellow nomads: Canada: Best Canadian bank for overseas travel by Wandertooth USA: Travel banking 101 by Expert Vagabond Australia and UK: Best banks for world travelers…

    Read More
  • A few thoughts on Namibia
    September 18, 2017

    A few weeks ago I didn’t know anything about Namibia, other than the fact that the new Mad Max was filmed there (and even that didn’t mean much – I still haven’t seen it). I just figured the country had a lot of desert. I also noticed their rugby team was full of white guys…

    Read More
  • Travel Tips

    Free, highly practical guides to help you travel safely and affordably.
    See Posts
  • Archives

    Every article I've written, conveniently organised by month and date.
    See Posts
  • Popular

    Flick through my most popular articles on travel and life.
    See Posts

Ready To Travel More?

My ebook So You Wanna Be A Traveller? is a 75-page guide to quitting your job and starting a life of travel. My email course on budget travel will show you what to do once you get there. Both are free. Simply click the button below to get started.