If you’ve been told putting on weight is just part of travelling, think again! It is actually possible to remain more or less the same size throughout your trip and save money, and I’m here to tell you how because, in all honesty, I’m a veteran of piling it on while in travel-mode and I successfully figured out how to travel and not gain weight. 

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Wondering what to do in Port Douglas? Whether you love adventure or food, resorts or hostels, cocktails or beers, Port Douglas has something for everyone.

If you find yourself in Australia, a trip up the east coast is a must. It’s one of those once-in-a-lifetime bucket-list trips that even gets locals on-board, but many don’t make it all the way up to Port Douglas, and I can tell you right now, they’re missing out.

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Is Couchsurfing Safe, The Global Shuffle

Couchsurfing gave me the opportunity to do things I never would have done otherwise, but when I shared my stories, what struck me was the amount of women were keen to try it, but hadn’t signed-up out of fear.

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Best Travel Apps, The Global Shuffle

When I left for Europe, the only travel app I had was Appy Hour – the app that tells you where and when the best happy hour deals are on in Reykjavik. By the time I got home, I had a whole pile of apps given to me by other travellers – apps I’m not sure how I lived without.

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Melnik, Bulgaria, The Global Shuffle

I woke up this morning bright-eyed and confident I would make it to Melnik – the tiniest town in Bulgaria. Upon boarding the first bus to Sandanski, I promptly noticed that no one spoke English.

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