Welcome to Tales of a Backpacker

I’m Claire, a 30-something food, drink & life-lover,

proving that women over 30 can travel solo too!


My mission is to share with you the very best of a

destination without breaking the bank,

but still spending money on those special

once in a lifetime experiences.

Start your adventure here!


Tales of a Backpacker is filled with travel tips and destination guides

for foodies, flashpackers, budget travelers and backpackers.  

To navigate the site you can:

Get inspired by the blog

Choose a specific destination from the pictures below or the menu bar above

Browse travel tips to help you plan and pack for your adventure

Or use the search bar to find exactly what you are looking for.