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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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How to Choose a Residential Care Home in Sussex Crawley

27/05/2016 – 9:57 pm |
Resident home

Resident home

Choosing the right care home for yourself or for a loved one or family member can be difficult for you. It may not be an easy decision for you to use a facility like this in the first place but in many cases it becomes a necessity as the person can no longer be cared for properly in their own home.

The problem often is that people have heard so many bad stories about what occurs in residential homes that they become afraid of what will happen to their loved ones once they go to one. That is why it so important that you do your research before you make any type of final selection of a place. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when you are choosing a residential care home:

  • The Location Matters – The physical location of the facility is something that is going to be important to you. You want whatever home you select to be in an area that is close by to family and friends so that they can easily come and visit. If family is not nearby, you want the location you choose to be near to areas where there are places people can stay when they want to visit. This allows you to be sure there is always going to be the opportunity for your family member to have company. 
  • Visit Facilities – One thing you want to be sure to do is to physically go to any facility you are considering before finalizing any arrangements. The only way you can really see if this is going to be the right place for you or a loved one is to examine the facility for yourself. You will be able to see what the grounds are like, how the rooms are, what amenities are available, what the staff is like and much more. This will let you be sure that is a comfortable and safe place to be.
  • Entertainment and Meals – There are a number of factors that are going to be important to the residents of the facility, but entertainment and meals will be among the top concerns. You want to be sure that there are activities available to help keep the residents engaged and entertained often. You also want to know about the meals that are going to be available so you can see what the quality is like and if any dietary restrictions you or your loved one may have can be met here.

If you keep these factors in mind during your search among residential homes you will make it more likely that you can find just the right place. When you look at the West Sussex care homes and the care homes Crawley has available you will find that the Ashtonleigh Residential Care Home can be just the perfect facility for your family. The home has a strong reputation as providing quality service and staff and the right attention so you can be sure your loved one has the best place to reside.

The Best Traits to Look for in Nursing Homes

26/05/2016 – 4:49 am |
Nursing homes in uk

When you are looking for a care facility for your elderly loved one, it is important that you know what you can expect from a nursing home

The Travelling Man’s Summer Wardrobe

12/05/2016 – 9:26 pm |
mens swimwear

Build an essential kit of simple travel pieces that will see you through casual and more formal occasions in the sunshine, no matter where on Earth you’re heading. Read on to find out just how to style your summer

Stay in Victoria London for the Best Shopping Experience

30/04/2016 – 9:44 am |
Victoria London

People look to travel to London for all kinds of reasons. You may have business in the city or have always wanted to visit certain main tourist attractions in the city like Westminster Abbey or Buckingham …

Things To Do In Norwich You Can’t Do Anywhere Else

29/04/2016 – 10:52 pm |
The Plantation Garden

 
As one of oldest cities in the country, the charming city of Norwich is must-visit for a day trip or weekend away – But what makes Norwich so special? There are loads of sights and …

Selecting Hotels in Kinshasa to Meet Your Needs

20/04/2016 – 4:46 am |
Hotel in Kinshasa

Anytime that you are traveling, whether it is for your own pleasure or for a business trip, one of the most important things you want to consider is where you are going to stay during your trip.

What is a Digital Nomad?

18/04/2016 – 5:31 pm |
digital nomad

Anyone who knows how to make a little money on the Internet can then start to make a lot of money on the Internet.

4 Tips For Budget Travel on The Big Island, Hawaii

17/04/2016 – 4:46 pm |
hawaii vacation

While many view Hawaii as a destination for luxury travel, the truth is, it can be extremely affordable. Especially for travel around the Big Island, there are tons of tips, tricks and cheap restaurants to keep costs extremely low

Trying To Win a Trip with Online Casino Prizes

14/04/2016 – 6:58 pm |
travelling

I’ve tried winning myself and that funded my trip to Queenstown New Zealand! How about that? Now I’m kinda in to it, and its a bit of a rush.

Three tips to help you get the best deal

14/04/2016 – 2:50 pm |
Three tips to help you get the best deal

Follow our top tips for getting the best value airfare possible – then go and explore!