neil barnes travel blogger

Hi! I’m Neil and welcome to my wee budget travel blog. It all started back in 2005 with a last minute trip to South Africa. From there things have just spiralled and in 2010 I started this here very travel blog where you can find all sorts of useful info on backpacking, road trips, hostels, weekend breaks, volunteering … anything travel and/or budget really.
Read more about me on my ‘about me‘ page.

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Travelling with an infant for the first time

October 13th, 2018|

Travelling with an infant for the first time is quite frankly a terrifying prospect, or at least for me it was, on account of it being entirely new to me. A decade or more of […]

Sungod Vanguards ski goggles – Review

October 1st, 2018|

Hurrah, a new snow season is upon us.  From the garage can emerge my snowboard and boots, helmet and gloves, jacket and … whats this, NEW goggles??  Don’t mind if I do. Love using my […]

The Arcido Faroe backpack – a review

October 8th, 2017|

Once upon a time I reviewed the Arcido Novaya backpack, and I loved it.  I loved the whole idea of it i.e. a backpack for weekend breaks.  Now step up it’s successor, the Arcido Faroe, […]

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