• The first steps towards planning your trip

    Planning your travels is the first exciting step towards seeing the world! So if you’re ready to begin planning, there are a few easy steps you can take to get the ball rolling! Decide where to go The best place to start is by thinking about where you want to go. This doesn’t have to be set in stone, but this can really help you to begin thinking about how long you want to go for and how much money you’ll need. Think about whether there is a particular country or region you really want to visit, and work out from there. Decide how long you’re going to go for…

  • The biggest challenges you’ll face when deciding whether to travel

    We often hear about travellers who woke up one day, quit their job, packed their bags and jumped on a plane. If only it were always that simple, right? If you’re at a stage in your life where you can do this, then a) I’m super jealous! And b) what are you reading this for? You best get packing! But if like so many of us you have ties at home that aren’t going to be quite so quick to sever, this isn’t always an option. It seems silly to say that making the decision to travel isn’t easy. Surely you either go, or you don’t? But seeing the world…

  • Planning on travelling – where should you go first?

    If you’re like us you’ll want to see EVERYTHING! So narrowing this down and deciding where to start can be tricky. As it’s not possible to see everything all at once (and why would you want to!) when deciding where to go there are a few questions you can ask yourself first. Once you’ve narrowed that down, you can begin planning the rest. Here’s what you should consider: 1. How do I want to travel? Danny had always wanted to drive to Portugal, so for our first trip together we decided we’d do a road trip. So one of the first things you should consider is how you want to…

  • Before you begin saving for your travels

    Unless you’re very lucky, when you decide to start saving for your travels, you probably can’t afford to start putting bucket loads of money aside right away. We’re nearly at the stage where we can begin getting serious about saving our money. But before we do, it’s time to sit down and go over our finances. If like us you want to save as much as you can before you jet off, there are a few steps you can take to get yourself in the best possible position for saving. Choose a rough number Right now your budget doesn’t have to be set in stone. But it’s a good start…