Backpacked

and ready

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Hi There!

Welcome to Backpacked & Ready, your go-to destination for travel enthusiasts and adventure seekers! We are thrilled to take you on a journey around the globe, sharing awe-inspiring stories, practical & money saving tips, and stunning visuals that will ignite your wanderlust. 

We are Brett & Jess, originally from Australia but currently living in Whistler, Canada with a passion for travel and seeing the world, having visited over 60 countries solo + together.

We want to share our insights, including in-depth guides to our beautiful mountain ski town of Whistler, plus other cities around the world, as well as travel tips for how we get cheap flights & hotels, travel well and experience everything that life has to offer us. Thanks for joining us!

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Man on a hammock on a palm tree lined beach in Aruba
Girl walking away at a market in Amsterdam, Netherlands