Packing my bags for a solo 5 month trip around Southeast Asia was the best decision I’ve ever made. I found self-confidence, a lifelong passion, and new hobbies in photography and blogging. I loved it so much I did it all over again a year later with a 6 month trip around South America.


You may be completely befuddled at how this whole backpacking thing works, or maybe you’re just looking for some new travel inspiration, whatever it is, I hope you find what you’re looking for right here.

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Hey, I'm Emma

Fuelled by wanderlust, curiosity and a little restlessness, a natural at budget travel, so naturally, a travel blogger. An experienced chef, a proud kiwi, and a burgeoning photographer. And my old friends reading and writing? We go way back.

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