50 More Ideas to Save Money for Your Next Big Trip

Last year, I wrote all about my first backpacking adventure and how I saved money to make it happen. Have you read it? Check it out here.

Here’s so more ideas to get you on your trip quicker!

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16 essential backpacking items

Backpackers are perceived to be a bunch of dirty, disorganised hippies (sometimes true) but really, they’re organised and resourceful (and ridiculously good-looking 😉 ). Whether you’re backpacking out of necessity (budget) or for pure enjoyment, backpackers carefully select essential items to help them along the way. Why are they essential you ask? Good question, reader! We’ll show you…

Tasmania's Overland Track
Tasmania’s Overland Track

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A Guide to Travelling with Parents

A guide to travelling with your parents
A guide to travelling with your parents

As an adult, you’ve developed your own interests, routines and experiences. You’ve survived being an adulty adult. Sure, some of this enhanced by your upbringing but you are your own person. If you’ve got parents like ours, they don’t travel as much (or make return trips to familiar destinations). I guess, somebody’s gotta stay home and check your mail!

Have you ever returned to your childhood home after living on your own? Or stayed with your parents, as an adult, for an extended time? If so, have you realised they’ve resumed ‘parent mode’ and ask you where you are going and whom with? (I can guarantee you both the parents and the adult children have complaints about this!) Look no further, this guide is definitely for you!

Airport drop-off (again)

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The Bestest Posts of 2015

Bestest (n, adv., adj.) excellent, awesome, highest quality, successful, outdone, desirable, supreme, unbeatable, favourable, ideal, perfect, most wonderful, crème de la crème, supreme, almighty, finest, greatest…

It’s always lovely to get feedback via social media or email about our posts, whether it’s positive, constructive criticism or a suggestion. Or even a bit of travel advice. It’s especially humbling when people talk about the blog IRL (that’s in real life  for those not down with the lingo). So, thank you.

Statistics and numbers don’t mean much to us. Quality over quantity as the saying goes, and we truly believe that. So, if you enjoy what you’re reading, please let us know and of course, share it with your family, friends, neighbours, pets and random strangers (that’s what I do!). We create this blog from our love and enthusiasm for travel. And we hope it shows ❤

It’s time to relive a little magic! Here are your favourite Bag Most Travelled posts of 2015:

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102 reasons why travel is good for your soul

Kathmandu, Nepal

Short trip, long trip, with friends or without, near or far — doesn’t matter what type of travel, as long as you just go! Once you’ve got that idea in your head, let the dream become a reality!

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Meet Belvadere: The Ultimate Travel Companion

You might have noticed a traveller that frequents our trips. He’s fun-loving, friendly and unassuming. He’s keen for any adventure and willing to go just about anywhere. He’s even got his own hashtag! His name is Belvadere Bear ❤

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Locations we visit in every city

Travel quote of the day
I never make a trip to the United States without visiting a supermarket

At home, making trips to the supermarket or running around doing errands are hardly an exciting adventure. I’m known for my ‘errand days’. It’s just a part of your mainstream life.  When you’re travelling, supermarkets, pharmacies and the like are sources of entertainment, amusement, information and free stuff. You can meet the most interesting people who’ll share their travel tips or pearls of wisdom on life, love and growing old.

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