Once you’ve been bitten by the travel bug, it’s hard to go back to your daily life. Every day you’re not off to someplace new, you can’t help but wonder when your next trip will be. But all those destinations on your bucket list can be expensive, so we’ve come up with some tips on…
Catching a Philippines taxi is a very inexpensive way of getting around. There are however, some things you really need to know to make sure your trip in a Philippines taxi is safe, secure and that you will not get ripped off. You can use a number of forms of transport to get around the major cities…
Stop dreaming : get out there and start doing. 17 easy ways to save money and achieve your dreams
I travel with a laptop that contains copies of my important travel documents in digital form. These documents are in special password protected folders. But what happens if my laptop get’s stolen, or, God forbid, breaks down?
We chose Pullmantur and their Cruise Ship – The Monarch.
Our reposition cruise started in Bilbao, Spain on the 17th September with port visits to Lisbon in Portugal, St Maarten and Aruba in the Caribbean and arriving into Colon in Panama 16 days later. It is a Spanish speaking ship, but we never needed to worry as English was the second language for all those on board.
If you had asked me not too long ago “What is a repositioning cruise?” I would have looked at you blankly. But I got interested, did my research and now have also been on one.
Anyone who has been subjected to a scam knows how it feels. That humiliating feeling that someone managed to fool you good and now laughs at your expense. And the frustration that you can’t do anything about it. You feel like a moron. No matter where you go, there will be scammers trying to rip you off. They are smart.
The truth is, solo traveling to another country as a woman is actually not as threatening as it may seem. While there are some countries where a woman traveling alone will certainly draw more attention, in general a willingness to respect local customs and a cautious awareness of your surroundings will see you through.
Reading articles on how people saved some crazy amount for travel can just be depressing. “I could never do that,” you say. “Sure, those people saved tens of thousands making minimum wage, but I can’t even afford food.” All those articles on travel blogs, Elite Daily and Buzzfeed are far too unrealistic.
Imagine sitting comfortably in a cosy sofa, hot chocolate or coffee on a side-table near you and in front of you a bay window with views of the surrounding valley. Out the window you see lush pine trees, a beautiful blue sky and the reflection of the nearby lake. On the lake is a boat that you have free access to and in the garage is a 250cc yamaha motorbike. This is a scene from our last housesitting gig.
Whether you are planning a short trip or have already embarked on an epic journey around the world, being able to plan ahead and to keep your accommodation costs to a minimum will certainly help you to stretch your travel budget.
There are many different ways to approach this challenge, and the most important step of planning is determining how much you actually want to spend, while also considering the standard of accommodation you would like.
A long-haul flight can take a lot out of you. The A/C is blasted sky-high and drying out your skin; you’re stuck in the same clothes for hours upon hours. Let’s be honest— you barely got sleep last night and refreshed is the last word anyone would use to describe you.