Nikki Scott

Nikki Scott is the founder & editor of a series of websites focused on independent travel; South East Asia, South America and Europe Backpacker. She spent her early 20s wearing flip flops and backpacking around Asia, then swapped them for hiking boots as she trod the Gringo Trail of Latin America. She is currently based in Granada, in the South of Spain with her life and business partner, Dave.

Travel Europe on the Cheap – 30 Budget Travel Tips!

Taking a trip to a luxury European destination like Antibes, the Alps or Greek Isles is always a good idea, right? Too bad your wallet doesn’t always agree (especially in January!). Worry not – 2018 can still be your year of great travel, because we’ve got practical tips to help you experience Europe’s luxury destinations, even on a backpacker’s budget.

Costa de la Luz, Spain – Untouched Beauty

The southern Costa de la Luz is an area of Spain that is largely untouched, natural and wild; not yet ruined by mass tourism, commercialisation or high-rise buildings. Discover a coastline in Spain offering pristine white sandy beaches; natural parks; horse-riding; world class kite-surfing; hip, bohemian hangouts; delicious dining, fine sherry and passionate flamenco.

Ultralight Hiking

5 Tips for Ultralight Hiking

“Be prepared.” It’s the well-known scout motto. If you’re packing for your first ever backpacking trip you may be tempted to be prepared for all occasions, filling your backpack-pockets with matches, first aid kits, 20 sets of underwear… But when you hit the road (or the trail), you will soon get fed up of lugging that over-stuffed backpack around! There are many ways to save space and weight in your luggage, by being clever and resourceful. Why break your back carrying the kitchen sink around?

Top 10 Things To Do in Barcelona

The city which seemingly has everything. Perched on the Mediterranean coast, with a beautiful climate, great cafe culture, amazing food, music festivals, gorgeous architecture, art galleries, museums, interesting Catalan culture and a stunning national park that you can get to on the metro! It’s no wonder this is everybody’s favourite city. Here are our top 10 things to do in Barcelona..

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