Hi, I’m West. Let’s Travel The World Together!

I’m a traveller through and through. Cut me and I bleed the jet stream! I’m not blessed with a huge budget but I do have youth and an adventurous spirit on my side.

“The mass of men live lives of quiet desperation, I’m not going to make that mistake.”

Henry david thoreau- sort of…

Are you ready to settle down and stop exploring? Me neither. If you’re here, it’s because you’re looking for places to go and, potentially, the means to stretch your travel budget further. I’ve got you covered. I’m making all the mistakes that go along with trying out shoestring travel so that you don’t have to!

Feel free to have a read of my most popular content!


If you didn’t find anything you liked in my top posts then perhaps you might find an uncut diamond in amongst the rest of my content! Feel free to surf through my website and have a read. Let me know in the comments if you have any opinions, tips, or recommendations to share. I’d love to hear from you guys!

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    1. Thank you for the kind words!

      It took me a really long time to get started on posting my content, and thus starting this journey, but I’m incredibly excited now!

      I can’t wait to follow your journey Maija!

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  1. West, I really enjoyed reading through your blog. You are doing it right by getting started at a young age. I waited til middle age to begin to “avidly” see the world for the wonderful place that it is. And of course I waited until “advanced” age to write about it. Keep your feet moving and fingers dancing across your key board!

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    1. Thank you so much for the kind words! It’s never too late to start but I wish I had started earlier too though to be honest! C’est la vie I suppose!

      I love the sentiment of this comment! Thank you for taking the time to write something so heartfelt.

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  2. I started when I was 5, because my parents traveled to live in another country. No travel to 12, then my dad brought me to my pen-pal in Germany. When I got married in Berlin, that’s when traveling really started. Not because I planned to, my my other half had this thing for missions, so we traveled all through Europe. Then I got the idea to study to psychology. The first year in Amsterdam was too bland, so I wanted to go to Los Angeles.We did, and stayed in that area for 30+ years, in different cities. In those years we went back to Eur. several times, to different countries, and also for a week to China, because our son has our traveling genes. I think I’m done now, and only travel in blog land, lol!

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  3. Great job West. They say traveling is the best education. My wife and I are recently retired and have traveled extensively. We’ve been married for six year now. We traveled before we were married. I’ve been been to over twenty five countries and my wife over forty. We started blogging last year (2019)I only wished we would’ve started sooner, we have so many stories to tell.

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    1. I completely agree! That’s awesome! It’s never too late to start. I’m cobbling together years of experience just now to get started! I’ll take a look at your stuff properly after my law exams this week, thanks for commenting!

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  4. Hello West, i am really amazed about your blog, keep the great job up. i am initiating as a writer/ blogger too, if there is any recommendations you an give me, i will appreciate it, Thanks so much xx Orianny

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    1. Thank you for checking out my stuff! Once you start writing I’d love to give you advice and recommendations, although I’m only just getting started too! Just let me know when you’ve got some content and I’ll check it out.

      Great to meet you Orianny!

      West.

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