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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.

Travel Tips »

Surviving South America – Flights & Sightseeing

17/02/2015 – 1:08 pm |

Patagonia mountains

South America

Is made up of some of the most beautiful countries in the world. Unlike Europe, which is famous for its historical wealth, South America is rich in natural beauty and its charm is its rough and ready look. Don’t get me wrong, there are also many architectural wonders in some of South America’s most renowned capitals. However, the things to love about this part of the continent are the motorway shacks selling fruit and vegetables, the old-style transport, the run down housing sectors and the street dogs. These are just some of the things which make South America what it is.

Yes, travelling there is not always cheap. However, by checking online you should manage to find low-cost airline tickets to the likes of Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires, Santiago, Cuzco, Sao Paulo and La Paz. British Airways, Iberia, Lan Airlines and Aerolineas Argentina are just some of the airlines which operate flights to this part of the world. Do a search online and remember that by booking ahead you will get the best deals. Read the full story »

Romantic Vacation for Overworked Couples

23/12/2014 – 10:48 pm |
Romantic Vacation for Overworked Couples

The best thing to do to improve your relationship is to travel. Just travel and you’ll know the difference..

America’s Top Winter Travel Destinations

23/12/2014 – 8:23 pm |
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remember that even when choosing the travel destinations, holiday insurance is an important item to pack; unforeseen events can ruin any vacation.

4 Uses for Cannabis You’ve Never Heard of Before

18/11/2014 – 6:06 pm |

there are lots of different uses for Cannabis. Here are four you’ve probably never heard of before:

$25 Dining Voucher + Free Casino Shuttles at Niagara Falls Marriott Gateway

12/11/2014 – 1:33 pm |

If you and your partner have always dreamt of discovering the dramatic sights of Niagara falls, now is the perfect time to book your getaway!

Do You Think You Can Get Away with Texting While Driving?

05/10/2014 – 5:53 pm |

Texting is one of the most dangerous distractions for drivers. You have a phone in your hand that should be on the driving wheel.

Tips to Save Money on Your Trip to Earls Court London

15/09/2014 – 3:07 pm |

London is among the most expensive cities of the world. Despite this, hundreds of people visit this destination every month, for both business and leisure.

How To Afford That Gap Year You’ve Been Dreaming About

10/09/2014 – 1:46 pm |

Here we take a look at the ways you can afford your dream gap year so you don’t have to miss out.

48 Hours In London

01/09/2014 – 2:14 pm |

London is the perfect city to spend a weekend away. Fortunately for you, we have a very handy 48-hour guide to London.

The best student holiday destinations in Europe

29/08/2014 – 6:07 pm |

To get you started on your holiday plans, here are six of the best student destinations in Europe which are available to visit via train with Railbookers.