• How can you really get to know a destination?

    Do you have a place in the world that you absolutely love visiting and always want to learn more about each time you go? Perhaps there’s a destination on your bucket list that you’ve always wanted to visit. I believe you can fall in love with a place after just a day (in fact I have done). But it takes…

  • How much planning should you do before travelling?

    We are planners (at least I, Tash, am a planner). I just love planning events and trips. But if there’s one thing we’ve learnt, it’s that travelling doesn’t need a plan for every step of the way. Though I’m not sure Danny’s jump in the car and go approach would always work, there needs to be certain amount of freedom…

  • 4 tips for saving money while you travel

    Being on a budget when you’re travelling doesn’t mean you have to miss out on things. In fact, it means you can save more money to travel for longer and spend your cash where it matters most (like those more expensive excursions you just HAVE to do!). But living on a budget is a bit of an art form, especially…

  • 6 fun or easy ways to make money while you travel

    Depending on how long you plan to travel for, you might want to make some extra cash while you’re on the move, to help you travel for longer! Unless you put some serious though into setting up an online business or you’re a freelancer with a strong client base, then you really just want something quick and easy to do.…

  • 8 things to consider when choosing a backpack

    Picking the right backpack is an important part of your travels and it’s very exciting! There’s a lot to consider, size, straps, material, day packs, wheels and pockets! So it’s best to put in a bit of research before you go and buy one. If you’re stuck for ideas or your not sure what works best, there are plenty of…

  • 10 blog posts about budget travel

    Travel is not all about the money. In fact, I would argue that travelling itself shouldn’t be about money at all. That said, there are always some obvious expenses. For example, you may be leaving with nothing at all, but you’ll still need funds to buy your plane, train or bus ticket – however you choose to travel. Then you’ve…

  • How to begin putting together a travel budget

    There are so many blog posts out there about how to live on a tight budget when travelling. I’m sure you’ve seen the ones that teach you how to live on $50 a day, $20 a day and so on! But before you can feasibly work out how much you can live off, it helps to set yourself a travel…