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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Sea Kayaking in Menorca #MustSeeMenorca

June 13th, 2017|

Sea kayaking is an obvious choice for adventurous visitors to the Balearic island of Menorca. 

With impressive coastlines, mysterious caves, and the obviously beautiful torques waters, it’s a super fun […]

Review: North Face Surge 33L Backpack

June 6th, 2017|

The 2017 edition of the North Face Surge backpack is upon us, built for the modern day traveller and combining comfort with ample storage (plus protection) for all of our tech which has now become […]

Sungod Custom Classics – Review

May 30th, 2017|

Well the snow is gone.  As summer approaches, my new Sungod Custom Revolts snowboarding goggles are now well and truly packed away under the bed.  Hibernating until winter rolls around again.  Lucky for me […]

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