Hostels are the one of the most amazing parts of travel for me for many reasons. You get to meet a million people, there are often social activities to let you get to know people better, they know the way you like to travel, they understand you are on a budget, they have all the insider knowledge and they...
One of the most exciting parts of any trip is where you decide to park up for the night. Now I’ve already mentioned Couchsurfing as an amazing way to see a place through local eyes but picking the right hostel can change your experience of a city. It will decide who you meet, what activities you get up to...
Ever heard the statement, “Nothing is free in this world!”? Well next time you hear it being said, kindly tell them to shut up. The best things in life are free and no I’m not referring to love or a stroll in the park. I’m referring to amazing accommodation anywhere in the world with no price tag. Essentially, it’s...
It’s most definitely not a big secret to anyone that flights are often times the biggest chunk of your travel budget and it is no wonder that the aeronautical industry is so competitive as they know people shop around. Most of us aren’t in the luxury travel market and will always opt for the cheapest flight possible. Pinch those...
It’s most definitely not a big secret to anyone that flights are often times the biggest chunk of your travel budget and it is no wonder that the aeronautical industry is so competitive as they know people shop around. Most of us aren’t in the luxury travel market and will always opt for the cheapest flight possible. Pinch those...
Many backpackers who have been travelling for a while have got packing their bag down to a fine art. A fellow I met in Nepal could pack his bag in rapid time in a way that meant he got what he needed with his eyes closed. Useful when there’s no power about. Now, not all of us are as...
One of the last things that comes to mind when you think of your round the world trip is that rather unspoken concept that you are going to be living from a bag for as long as you persist to meander the globe. This bag is now your bedroom, kitchen and living space all in one. It is however,...

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