Amanda Lawrence

Amanda was born in Northern Ontario and began her travel blogging journey after moving to Ireland in 2016. She likes to write blogs that help others have one-of-a-kind traveling experiences. When she travels, she likes to discover hidden gems and stick to a strict budget while getting up close with nature and the cultures in a destination. You can learn more about Amanda's travels over on her blog, The Pineapple Backpacker, or by following her on Instagram at thepineapplebackpacker.


GAFFL's mission is to make travel easier and more affordable for everyone. Our travel blog is expertly curated by experienced writers from all over the world who are constantly adventuring and sharing their knowledge to make it easier for you to do the same. Our website/app helps travelers from over 190 countries in finding a travel buddy. Whether you're backpacking in Asia, road tripping in Australia, or exploring national parks in the United States, you can find a travel buddy on GAFFL, plan trips, split costs, and travel together.