Tales from the Backpack Blog

Escargood!

We were up early today and on the bus for 8am.  No sightseeing this morning, it was a drive straight through to Dover to catch the ferry over to France.  Pip took the opportunity...

Playing tourist

Today’s mission: a hop-on-hop-off bus tour of London.  There were 6 of us in all: 4 Australian guys, including Mark, plus an Australian girl.  I was the youngest in the group by far, but...

London calling

Last night, my parents, brother and grandmother drove me out to the airport.  I used my passport for the first time ever while checking in for my flight!  My parents seemed reluctant to say...

So it begins

This is it!!  The moment I’ve been planning for since I was 16!  While my classmates were buying cars and going out partying, I was saving my pennies to go on a trip to...