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Start Planning Your Next Adventure Here

Knowing where to start when it comes to planning your dream adventure or vacation can be a challenging one. From planning where to go?, what to do?, Where to stay? How to get there? And many other questions travel can be a daunting subject.

Luckily for us, we live in the age of information with countless websites, travel guides and travel blogs like this one right here with an abundance of travel information.  However with this much information available it can be easy to become overwhelmed or lost when trying to find the right information even on this website.

So to make things a little bit easier on this page you will find a curated list of some of the best articles and travel categories on the site to help you plan and get inspiration for your next big adventure. If you are still looking for more information on the best places to research and book, your upcoming travels head on over to the Travel Resources Page.


Travel Tips To Get You Started

5 Long Term Budget Travel Tips

Join me as I share with you my top long term budget travel tips  that I have learnt from over three years budget travelling around the globe. Travelling can take many forms from short, cheeky weekend getaways to a new city, to planning your yearly two-week vacation from work too

What I’m Packing For Asia/Europe Backpacking Adventure!

So I'm now on a backpacking adventure through Asia for 3.5 weeks before flying to Europe and backpacking and working in UK/Europe for the next 2 years. In my last trip when I backpacked for over 4 months through Central America and South America on my first long term backpacking

6 Photo Storage Strategies To Ensure Your Photo’s Make It Home!

I recently wrote 10 Tips to Avoid Being Robbed While Travelling but today I wanted to go into how to protect your precious photo's.  For me the three most important items when you travel are Passport,  Bank cards (Access to money) and my photo's, I would even argue that out of

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Travel Gear & Gadgets

Top 5 Best Travel Pillow Choices For The Sleep Savvy Traveller

As a long-term traveller and Digital Nomad, I'm no stranger to 10+ hour bus rides and long haul flights. Like many of you, I struggle with trying to sleep while travelling. In this post, we go on a quest for the best travel pillow to help you get some much-needed Z's

12 Nerdy Gadgets Every Traveler Shouldn’t Be Without!

Anyone who knows me, or has read one of my packing lists for Latin America or packing lists for my Asia & Europe will know that being a nerd, REALLY  love my nerdy travel gadgets. As a result of this, I travel with a lot of electronics,While some of them

Choosing A Day Pack For Your DSLR Camera And Laptop On A Budget

So you've decided that you want to take your DSLR Camera and a laptop/tablet with you on your backpacking journey, But every DSLR camera bag you look at is too expensive or doesn't fit your laptop as well, and now your left with the conundrum on what type of bag

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Getting A Bit Nerdy

18 Amazing Real Life Game Of Thrones Locations!

Like a lot of people, I also have been completely caught up in the world of Westeros with the Game Of Thrones Series, Along with the amazing story, gory death scenes and of course dragons. The thing that always blows me away the most are the amazing Game of thrones

Top Tardis Time Travel Destinations!

In honor of the 50th year celebration of Doctor Who this year I thought it would be fun to do my "Top Tardis Time Travel Destinations", Try and say that 10 times really fast, haha What if you could jump inside the Tardis and not just travel to any location

The 5 Ways Video Games Have Prepared Me For Travel

I've always had a passion for video games, Even when I was a little kid growing up my parents would hound me saying "Why don't you go outside!" or "Why don't you do something more productive with your time" , However that changed when I ended up making a career

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Let’s Get Adventurous

Inka Jungle Machu Pichu Trek Part 1 – Biking,Trekking & Ziplining!

Even before I started out on my backpacking trip through Latin America, Trekking to Machu Pichu was always at the top of my bucket list. Unfortunately when I arrived in Peru it was February so doing the Inka Trail was not an option as it is closed for maintenance during

Banos Bridge Jump & Why I Won’t Be Doing It Again!

When I first started my Latin American trip I set out to try as many new experiences as I could. I wanted to put myself out of my comfort zone and truly test myself. Over my tripI had swam with sharks and giant sting rays (and even got to hold

Boarding Down an Active Volcano in Leon

So after arriving from my unexpected journey in El Salvador to see the hobbit it was time to do something a little more touristy in Leon Nicaragua. While in Leon I stayed at Bigfoot hostel who are famous for inventing the sport of volcano boarding. What is Volcano boarding you

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Foodgasmic Adventures

FoodGasm Friday: On The Spanish Snail Trail!

The weekend is almost here and you know what that means, It's time for another Fooooooooodgasssm Friiiiiday (Just thought like making it a little more dramatic this week). So I just got back from 11 day trip to Spain for TBEX travel blogging conference in Costa Brava and boy did I eat

Foodgasm Friday: Top 5 Fries Based Foods!

This week its Foodgasm Friday, Or should I say FRIESday (Ohhh see what I did there :P) . This week I'm doing a tribute post to my favorite junk food of all, fries. It's no secret to anyone who knows me or even to people that follow my blog that I

Foodgasm Friday: Eating Guinea Pig (Cuy)

Over the course of my trip I have gotten to eat some pretty interesting things. I found my love for mexican and spicy food in mexico, Enjoyed mouth watering seafood in Caye Caulker Belize to the delicious artery clogging poutine of Canada. But nothing quite as weird as eating Cuy(Guinea

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What’s It Like Being A Nomad?

My Next Nomadic Adventure – Finding Freedom & Balance

I'm super excited to announce that in less than a week I will be embarking on my next and most exciting (and scary) adventure yet. After four months of being back in Australia to see family and working my absolute ass off in a full-time desk job at a games studio.

3 Years of Nerdy Travel Adventures – The Up’s & Down’s

So Nerd Travels is over three years old, and what a whirlwind three years it has been. I would never have thought when I launched this blog and my first ever post Building up From Rock Bottom what a crazy journey  adventure I had ahead of me.  It feels like only yesterday

My First 3 Months As A Digital Nomad!

So it's been three months since I started My Next Nerdy Nomadic Adventure.  I left  Edinburgh Scotland where I spent 16 months living in a hostel and working a 9-5 job on a working holiday. Bought myself a one-way ticket to Chiang Mai Thailand and had less than two months

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