I am currently on my second long-term trip around the world and thought it was about time I wrote a detailed post about how to pack for long-term travel. Before going on my five month trip to New Zealand and Southeast Asia in 2015, I spent a lot of time planning what to take with me and what to leave at…View Post
What to pack for your trip! All my packing lists are based on my own tried and tested packing lists. Posts include a downloadable checklist to make sure you don’t forget something important!
Packing is always important, but even more so when hiking to Everest Base Camp. I knew I would have to carry my backpack for 3 weeks and I wanted to be sure everything I brought was absolutely essential. Before starting our hike, I browsed through many packing lists and from these lists created my own ‘Essentials for EBC list’. I…View Post
Whenever I told people I would go camping in Japan, most of them looked surprised. Camping in Japan, is that even possible they would ask. Well, yes, it’s very much possible! In fact, it’s quite popular among Japanese people and there are many campsites in the country. We camped at Miyajima island, on Hokkaido and in the Japanese Alps, you…View Post
In October I went to Ireland and made an awesome 5 day road trip. Driving around in our campervan, my husband and I explored part of the Wild Atlantic Way on the west coast of Ireland. And wow, Ireland is a beautiful country. Traveling by campervan means you don’t have to continuously lug around your stuff which is great. However, that didn’t…View Post
One of the coolest things of my 1 month trip to Japan was hiking the Koyasan Choishi Michi pilgrimage trail. I learned about this trail via a friend who lived in Japan and gave me some awesome insider advice. I love hiking and being outdoor and thus it was a no-brainer: we would hike the Choishi Michi trail. But… it wasn’t…View Post