The Best Carry On Backpack – My Mini Tardis!

I love the flexibility of travelling with a backpack, I like being ‘hands free’ and when you fly, it’s guaranteed to stay in the cabin with you as it can squish under the seat in front (and leave you with zero leg room…but what’s more important?!).  For ages I travelled with a backpack from Billabong, it was pretty and had a huge main compartment but I couldn’t help but wish it had some more pockets so I could organise things a bit easier.  This is the best carry on backpack I’ve discovered so far!

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Travel Mishap Memories in 17 Years of Travel

It’s been 17 YEARS since I first travelled overseas!  I’m 1 country away from setting foot on 40 different countries worldwide and today I thought I’d share some of my travel mishap memories!  It’s a known fact that travel isn’t always glamorous, but you know what, even during the minor inconveniences I wouldn’t change my travels for anything!  Everything in this list helped me grow or challenged me in some way.  Things can happen when you travel in your home country too not just when you’re overseas.  I hope you have as much fun reading it as I did writing it!
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40 Little Things That Make Me Smile When Travelling

Sometimes when it comes to travel, I feel that the bigger events such as, the people we’ve met, the places we’ve visited and the experiences we’ve had, often over shadow the smaller, simpler pleasures of travelling.  Don’t get me wrong, the major aspects are the things that have helped shape me as a person, but it’s those smaller things that make me smile, are the things that make me content with the life I live.  Every day for 2 years, I wrote down a positive thing that happened that day, sometimes if I had had a bad day at work, I’d struggle but just something like the sun being out or a song coming on the radio would have made me smile, it helped me focus on the smaller pleasures.

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