Tag: Top Tips

5 Top Tech Travel Tips You’ve Never Thought Of

By on March 2, 2019 in Travel Tips with 0 Comments
5 Top Tech Travel Tips You’ve Never Thought Of

It’s incredible how technology has changed the world. It’s certainly changed how we travel. We can check in online, use our devices as a boarding pass and have almost entirely ditched the tour guide for our friendly iPhones. But we’re also most definitely using tech when travelling to the absolute max. There are dozens of […]

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Why Everyone is Talking About Amazon Audible

By on February 11, 2019 in Gear, Reviews, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
Why Everyone is Talking About Amazon Audible

If you weren’t yet in the know, Amazon Audible is amazing! An audiobook app managed, unsurprisingly, by Amazon, this is the service that allows you to download a huge range of fiction and non-fiction books that have revolutionised the way I “read” when I travel. Taking up zero space, offering incredibly good value and perfect […]

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Is Airbnb Still a Good Thing?

Is Airbnb Still a Good Thing?

Now we all know about Airbnb (or least we should do… if you don’t, where have you been hiding?!) and we all know how brilliant it can be. Cheap accommodation, local hosts, homes away from home. Perfect! But as its popularity has grown, so has the criticism and problems associated with Airbnb and now, it […]

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How to Bag One Way Flight Deals : A Pro’s Guide

By on December 19, 2018 in Budget Travel Ideas, Flying, Money Savers, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
How to Bag One Way Flight Deals : A Pro’s Guide

It certainly used to be the case that one way flight deals were a fantasy in many independent travellers’ eyes. That dream of jetting off somewhere with an open-ended ticket was just not possible without paying a fortune for a single airfare, or paying nearly as much for a return flight you’d never use. I’m […]

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What is Rideshare?

What is Rideshare?

For those not yet in the know, rideshare, or ridehail as it’s sometimes called, is one of the best arms of the sharing economy for travellers… ever! Similar to Airbnb that allows you to rent locals houses and apartments, or WeSwap that allows you to swap money with those looking for the reverse currency exchange, […]

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Everything You Need To Know About ETA Canada

By on August 25, 2018 in CANADA, Flying, North America, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
Everything You Need To Know About ETA Canada

They’re the one thing than can undo even the most experienced travellers and their well-laid plans causing chaos and disrupting itineraries like no tomorrow. Yes, we’ve all made that mistake of not checking the visa requirements of a country well enough in advance and for a few of us unlucky ones have even had it […]

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The Best Quick Dry Towel for Travel

By on August 13, 2018 in Backpacking, Gear, Reviews with 2 Comments
The Best Quick Dry Towel for Travel

We’ve all had them, those awful travel towels that claim to dry fast and not smell, when in fact they do nothing but the complete opposite. And quite frankly there’s nothing worse than a damp, stinky towel in your bag when you’re on the move. Because I’ve been there and experienced that too! But now […]

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8 Unique Ways to Preserve Your Holiday Memories

By on August 8, 2018 in Travel Tips with 0 Comments
8 Unique Ways to Preserve Your Holiday Memories

Most of us take quite a few photos when we travel. We do so because we really want to remember the good times we have had while exploring the globe. The only problem is that we rarely find the time to get them out and enjoy them. As a result, it is all too easy […]

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10 Budget-Friendly (and Brilliant) Things to Do in Tel Aviv, Israel

10 Budget-Friendly (and Brilliant) Things to Do in Tel Aviv, Israel

The coastal city of Tel Aviv is hard to put into words. Completely different in atmosphere to the city of Jerusalem – the previous destination I’d visited – reaching the oceanside, working and modern city of Tel Aviv had me thinking that maybe I’d airlifted to another world. Feeling far more secular, relaxed and fun-loving, […]

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21 Things to Know Before You Backpack Jordan

By on July 2, 2018 in Backpacking, JORDAN, Middle East with 4 Comments
21 Things to Know Before You Backpack Jordan

If you’ve never backpacked in the Middle East before, then let me tell you, Jordan is the perfect introduction. Small, safe, stable with amazing food, some incredible historical sites and very welcoming locals, Jordan is the perfect first foray for shoestring travel into this part of the world. I actually spent almost 3 weeks in […]

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