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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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4 Uses for Cannabis You’ve Never Heard of Before

18/11/2014 – 6:06 pm |
Photo from flickr by M. Martin Vicente

Photo from flickr by M. Martin Vicente


Whatever you call it, and however you personally use it (or don’t use it), Cannabis comes in many forms. From the ongoing movement to legalize recreational use, to the more widely accepted medical uses of marijuana, there are lots of different uses for Cannabis. Here are four you’ve probably never heard of before:


Cooking Oil

CBD Oil is an edible oil that is meant to help ease symptoms associated with a range of disorders, including anxiety, bipolar, nausea and diabetes. It can also be used to produce a calming affect and relieve pain. CBD oil can either be taken orally on it’s own, or used to replace normal cooking oils in the kitchen!


Soap for Skin Conditions

Photo from Flickr by Wicker Paradise

Photo from Flickr by Wicker Paradise

Anyone with problems like Acne, Eczema and Psoriasis can tell you that cosmetic face washes and soaps can have unwanted affect of aggravating skin conditions. Hemp soap is made from chemical free hemp oil and totally natural products such as lye and water (unlike most modern soap brands). It is incredibly gentle on the skin and has anti-bacterial properties, making it perfect for helping ease skin conditions.

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$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.

Top European Destinations For Families

25/08/2014 – 3:03 pm |

Do you fancy a city break or jungle trekking? What about relaxing on the beach? Maybe you want to explore some foreign food and drink whilst learning a new language?

Top 5 Gadgets For Aspiring Travel Writers

20/08/2014 – 1:10 pm |

If you’re planning a trip abroad and want to try your hand at travel writing, check out these handy gadgets that will help you launch your fledgling career.

Devon with a difference

14/08/2014 – 12:25 pm |

If you want to get away from the rat race, then you should consider travelling to Devon, a land of cliffs, coves and crags, beaches and sea.