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Welcome to Never Ending Voyage

We are Simon Fairbairn & Erin McNeaney a couple who sold everything we owned and left the UK in March 2010 to travel the world forever.

With just a carry-on size backpack each we’ve been slow travelling our way around the world as digital nomads, earning a living on the road by creating iPhone apps for travellers at Voyage Travel Apps, and this travel blog. Read more about us and check out the Never Ending Voyage store for details of our lovingly hand crafted products.

Best carry-on backpacks for digital nomads: Tortuga & Osprey Farpoint 40If you are a first time traveller or aspiring digital nomad we’ll help you gain the courage to take the leap with our practical tips and inspiring travel stories.

Here are some recommended posts to get you started. Click on the link for the category that interests you most or scroll down.

Slow Travel |Being a Digital Nomad | Food | Travel Finances | Travel Gear and Packing Light | Selling Everything You Own | Destinations | Accommodation | Photography | Illustrated Guides | Horse Riding | Language Learning Tips

Slow Travel

Simon meeting a local in BurmaWe are slow travellers. We value experiences over sights—participating in ordinary daily activities and connecting with a place through its food, people and culture, delving deeper into one destination rather than rushing through many. Read our Slow Travel Manifesto for more about the slow travel philosophy and how you can apply it even on short trips.

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Being a Digital Nomad

Simon working at our beach villa on Koh Lanta, Thailand

As digital nomads we can work from anywhere we have an internet connection. We share the ups and downs of working while travelling and offer tips to help you get started.

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Food

Thai Banana Flower Salad

Food is our favourite way to connect with a new culture and we are always on the search for the best vegetarian food around the world, and love to take cooking classes and food tours to learn more.

Vegetarian food around the world:

Cooking courses and food tours:

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Travel Finances

Japanese money

Don’t let a lack of money stop you travelling. Read these tips on how to afford to travel, and our reports on exactly how much we spend in each place.

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Trail Wallet

Travel Gear and Packing Light

Our backpacks

We highly recommend travelling with carry-on luggage only. Find out how:

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Selling Everything You Own

We did it and have never looked back.

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Destinations

Burmese man

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Accommodation

Beach villa on Koh Lanta, Thailand

Our favourite accommodation is apartments but we also love family-run guesthouses, luxury boutique hotels, treehouses, and housesitting. We share our tips on the best places to stay.

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Photography

White Temple, Chiang Rai, Thailand

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Illustrated Guides

Simon gets creative.

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Horse Riding

We love exploring the world on horseback and have compiled this page with the riding stables that we most recommend. All of these treat their horses with love and care and run the stables in a safe and professional manner.

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Language Learning Tips

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Keep in Touch

If you have any questions then feel free to contact us or find us on Twitter and Facebook.

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