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About The Author

Craig Martin

Podcaster and writer Craig Martin has been traveling full-time in Europe since leaving Auckland, New Zealand in February 2006. With a degree in Media Studies and English plus a penchant for Coleridge, he's currently homeless in Europe. Craig podcasts at the Indie Travel Podcast and regularly blogs at Our Crazy Travels along with his wife Linda.

Posts by: Craig Martin

Matador Goods caught up with podcaster extraordinaire Craig Martin to find out.

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Certain travel situations, such as cyber-cafes with fast connections but sluggish operating system, call for online video tools

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Approaching your next destination with an academic goal will help keep your mind sharp and active.

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Craig Martin asks, is the best job in the world really just a marketer’s wet dream?

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If you believe the copy, the best job in the world is lying on a beach, scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef and blogging about it for a cool AUD $150,000 (US $96,300) over six months.

Sound like your cup of tea? It sounds like hard work to me!

The Queensland Tourism Department [...]

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From Africa to Asia to Europe to the American West, traverse these landscapes on foot.

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A great travel theme has to be more than just a travel photo.

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Downing a double espresso in Rome might do the trick pronto, but there are times when you need to brew your own to make it through the day

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Following up on 5 Essentials for Long-Term Hosteling, Craig Martin expands with some luxuries that always make it into his pack.

These are all super-light items that are going to be used often, adding convenience to your hosteling experiences without overburdening your back.

1) Orikaso Flatworld Dinner Set Orikaso Campware – [...]

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Experienced shoestring travelers know what to pack for a hosteling jaunt, but for those setting off for the first time, don’t forget to pack these five hostel essentials.

1) Earplugs 200 ct. Earplugs – $23.00

There’s nothing worse than the huge fella in the bed below keeping you awake with his nasal orchestra. We [...]

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