I’ve been borrowing a bike since my arrival in Melbourne which has been great for my pocket and not a bad for pootling around some of the trails in Hawthorn and Kew. But since starting a temp job in Heidelberg and commuting around 20 kilometres a day I decided it was time for an upgrade.
It doesn’t matter where I go or for how long, my trusty Light my Fire spork comes with me.
Plastic bottles filling the streets. Plastic bottles floating in the gutter. Plastic bottles drifting the world’s oceans.
Buying drinking water (in plastic bottles) is something about travel in third world countries that really bothers me. It’s really cheap to buy drinking water so it’s the cost to the environment that is of most concern. To combat this, when I travelled in Vietnam I would buy water in big 5 litre drums, take it back to my hotel room and decant into my sports bottle. But sometimes you’d move on before you drank it and, because I don’t like waste, I’d be taking that big bad boy with me on the bus.
In an attempt to get my writing out to a wider audience I’ve been working on guest posts for other travel blogs and travel companies. My first guest post appeared yesterday on Tripbod and reviews three things I never leave home without (some of them even when I’m not travelling abroad).
Three Things I Never Travel Without
When you’re on the road, be it for four days, four months or four years, there are some things you shouldn’t leave behind. Here are three things that are the first to go on our packing lists: