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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  • Happy New Year! We spent the final days of 2018 in the UK, visiting family for the festive period. We’ve been busy gorging on vegan treats, getting to know our new nephew Barney and going on wintry dog walks. Before we return to Portugal at the weekend, I thought it was time for a 2018 travel round-...

  • We’ve been living in Portugal for less than three months and my thoughts are already turning to travel. Canada, the USA, Japan, there are so many places I’d love to explore. Perhaps top of the list is delving into a continent we’ve barely touched: Africa. What better place to start than with a South...

  • Once upon a time, gap years were seen as a ‘pre-university’ rite of passage. A year of backpacking on a shoe-string budget through Southeast Asia, fruit picking in Australia, drunken nights and hostel dorm rooms. Or, so I’ve heard, because I never actually took one. It wasn’t until Andrew and I were...

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: