David Savage Travel Articles

A Perfect Place to Get Lost – Lundy Island, UK
Backpackers travelling to Greatest Britain (centre of the universe) may find it hard to locate places that are ‘off-the-beaten-track’. This is due to obvious non-massive nature of the land. Those who do find themselves out there may simply be lost in darkened city alleys after another night in London’s famous “Church”. For those unfamiliar with […]
The Baz Bus: A Review – Cape Town, South Africa
The ‘Baz Bus‘ is a hop-on hop-off bus service travelling between Cape Town and Victoria Falls via Northern Drakensburg or Swaziland. The concept is the same as OZ Experience and Kiwi Experience. Passengers pay for a ticket which is valid for twelve months and en route they can jump off and hop on a following […]
Lone Female
Incident I was traveling between Cairns and Alice Springs on a three-day overland trip. On the trip were the driver, a company mechanic, a Texan and four girls. Everyone was traveling alone. To cut a long story short, on the first night, after some heavy drinking the driver, who was in his 50′s, entered the […]
Jeffery’s Bay – Locals Guide
South Africa's most famous surfing spot is a worth
Coffee Bay – A Locals Guide
Coffee Bay South Africa The Transkei, South Africa. During Apartheid in South Africa, the Transkei was made a Homeland for the Xhosa People. It was the Apartheid Government’s way of segregating whites from blacks. They may have given them a homeland but the land they gave had little economic prospects or worth. Racism was so […]
Adventure in Cape Town – Cape Town, South Africa
Cape Town is South Africa’s City to be seen in. It is world famous for it’s backdrop, Table Mountain, and is the country’s number one cosmopolitan city. Adventure in Cape Town doesn’t just involve throwing yourself off cliffs, shark diving and chasing muggers. No, no, no – Adventure in Cape Town is physical from dawn […]
Iga Warta – An Aboriginal Insight – Australia
The Iga Warta Aboriginal community offers backpack
The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Alice Springs from Cairns, Three Day Overland Trip
Photojournalist David Savage travels Australia on the OZ Experience… OZ Experience has a new route on offer in Australia. Cairns to Alice Springs (or vice versa), overland in three days and two nights. This route is known as the ‘Priscilla’ route and strikes deep into the outback where nowhere means nowhere and a pub is […]
The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced – Parachilna from Quorn
Photojournalist David Savage travels Australia on the OZ Experience… On The Bus… Just after sunrise we departed the quaint old town of Quorn to make our way to Parachilna. Our journey took us deep through the heart of the Flinders Ranges. This is ancient Aboriginal land, which plays a significant part in the ‘Dreamtime’ culture. […]
The Road to Becoming OZ Experienced
The OZ Experience Transport Network is more than just a means of travel for backpackers. It is a bus company that wants to show you the parts of Australia that make Australia a ‘fair-dinkum – dunk’em – funky – surfy – g’day – shrimp-throwing – barbie – beer-drinking – tanning – bungi – swagshagging – […]