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Live Life Less Ordinary

The Extended Travel, Lifestyle Experiment...


Ever wondered what it's like to sell it all and go backpacking around the world? - that's just what we did..

This website is the story of how we took a laptop, some determination and a fistful of cash, and turned it into a lifestyle... A way to travel the world indefinitely. From here we share our backpacking experiences, travel tips and ideas on location independence.

If you have a passion for travel or a life less ordinary - then you're in the right place.

Off the beaten track

When we stumble off the beaten track away from the hoards, this is where we’ll leave a trail of breadcrumbs

Travel Tips

Sometimes… Only sometimes we have useful information to share with the world… That goes in here!

Travel Videos

Georgie makes a cracking travel video and if your eyes are just too tired to keep reading then you should peer inside the world of Georgie’s La La Land

Travel Photography

A picture speaks a thousand words. In this section we let the travel photography do the talking and you do the looking

Travel Money

Articles about travel money, saving for a trip, making money or spending it wisely.

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Is It Possible To Grow Weed That Is Salmon Friendly: Pots vs. Fishes

21/04/2014 – 11:07 am |
Photo from Flickr by Lenhoff

Photo from Flickr by Lenhoff

The business of growing plants has had a spurt of growth ever since weed has been declared legal in certain states. This is all the more true in the coastal areas of Northern California. In that area, the so-called Emerald triangle of Trinity, Humboldt and Mendocino countries were believed to be the greatest cannabis growing areas of the U.S.

Threat to the Fishes

But, since the hills have come up, there have been a good number of fresh grow operations, random cultivation is going to soon become a threat for endangered population of West Coast steel head and salmons.

California’s third-largest watershed is being drained by the Eel River that flows through the centre of the Emerald triangle. And it is meant to be an important field in the fights to rescue the once flourishing runs of northwest coastal salmon.

Over the few years, logging, grazing and fishing that are not properly regulated has all affected the fish that are present in the River Oceanic and drought conditions are most likely related to climatic changes are making their living hard too.

The head of Friends of the Eel River (that is a conservation group); Scott Greacen stated that there is a fresher growing threat to the salmons in the River. He explained -“I think it’s pretty clear that the marijuana industry at this point is the biggest single business in terms of its impact on the river.”

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5 Interesting Facts About Cannabis That You May Not Know About

20/04/2014 – 4:20 am |

Cannabis is also known by other common names like Ganja, Reefer,Blanche, Sinsemilla, Dagga and other names. Here are few interesting facts about cannabis..

The Trip of a Lifetime

18/04/2014 – 2:36 pm |
The Trip of a Lifetime

Take a look at the graphic below and take in some statistics about what many consider the trip of a lifetime.

6 Reasons To Book a Salcombe Holiday Home This Summer

14/04/2014 – 12:43 pm |

Home to a Blue Flag award-winning beach in Salcombe South Sands, Salcombe has the most beautiful beaches in Devon. Situated in an Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Salcombe offers more than just fine sand.

Laughs in London: Top 5 Comedy Venues

07/04/2014 – 6:08 pm |

While most towns and cities have some form of comedy venue, there’s nothing quite like heading to a major city to enjoy a good laugh

Things to Do During Your Singapore Vacation

03/04/2014 – 1:59 pm |

today we are going to discuss some of the various things that you may want to do during your vacation to Singapore.

Guide to getting a better deal on currency exchange

01/04/2014 – 3:52 pm |

Trying to understand the currency markets may seem a daunting prospect but it isn’t that tricky and it could actually prove to be priceless

What makes good sheep country? Uniting Australia, New Zealand and the UK

31/03/2014 – 2:41 pm |

This article seeks to explain how the number of sheep in these countries has exploded since their colonisation

FOODIES GUIDE TO FUERTEVENTURA

26/03/2014 – 9:39 pm |

We thought we’d give you a guide on Fuerteventura’s good quality, reasonably priced food available on the island.

The National Parks of Utah USA – Three Week Travel Itinerary

03/03/2014 – 2:15 pm |

Visit these sites in a somewhat circuitous loop for what may very well be the best national park tour in the American West.