Welcome to Our Big Fat Travel Adventure!

Hi, we’re Amy and Andrew. In 2013, we quit our jobs and left London to travel the world indefinitely.

Us jumping on the Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia
Us freezing in Bournemouth
Us in Ella, Sri Lanka

Since then, we’ve explored Asia, Europe, Oceana and the Americas, working along the way to fund our journey. Our adventures include teaching English in Vietnam, living as digital nomads in Thailand and housesitting around the world. This site is our guide to life as perpetual nomads, where we share our travel stories, trip costs and expert tips for working and living abroad. We hope you find our site useful and inspiring, whether you’re already out on the road or planning a big adventure, get started here.

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  • Our summer trip to the Rainbow Nation was a real beauty, filled with lush scenery and wildlife but how much does a trip to South Africa cost? We spent over three weeks travelling from Cape Town along the idyllic Garden Route to Addo Elephant National Park, where we enjoyed a self-drive safari. Here’...

  • It’s dark, bleak and rainy outside. For the first time in nearly eight years, we’re back in the UK for autumn and winter. Wondering what we’re doing here when we could be on a tropical beach somewhere? Life has certainly changed for us over the past few months, so I thought it was time for an update...

  • A safari was top of our travel wish-list when we planned our summer trip to South Africa. However, while most people flock to famous Kruger, we decided to stick on the Eastern Cape and tack a visit to Addo Elephant National Park onto our Garden Route itinerary. Here’s the verdict on our self-drive s...

Want to Teach Abroad?

How to Teach English in Vietnam Ebook - Amy Blyth

Do you want to experience what it’s like to live in a different culture? Teaching abroad allows you to work alongside local people, earn a great salary and travel in the holidays. We’ve had amazing experiences and saved a ton of money by teaching in Vietnam, Spain and Portugal and we’d like to help you do the same.

Looking for a job specifically in Hanoi, Vietnam? We have contacts and can possibly help you find a role, contact us now and we’ll see what we can do.

We believe Vietnam is one of the top places to teach English in Asia because of its high wages, low living costs and vibrant culture. If you’re interested in teaching in Vietnam, you can also buy our e-book, which covers everything from how to find a job to getting a visa and how much you can earn on a teacher’s salary. We’ve also partnered with some great recruitment agencies that can help you find work elsewhere in Asia: