Tag: Independent Travel

How to Experience a Kruger National Park Safari on a Budget

By on Published: March 25, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, SOUTH AFRICA with 0 Comments
How to Experience a Kruger National Park Safari on a Budget

Probably the most famous safari destination in the world, mention the word Kruger to almost anyone, and images of African wildlife and wilderness immediately spring to mind. Yes, one of the most popular parks on this continent, Kruger does get a rap bad for its crowding and commercialisation however. But pick your time to visit […]

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5 Top Tech Travel Tips You’ve Never Thought Of

By on Published: March 2, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 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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Visiting Auschwitz : 2020 Practical Guide

By on Published: January 28, 2019 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Europe, POLAND with 0 Comments
Visiting Auschwitz : 2020 Practical Guide

The sort of place you don’t necessarily get excited about going to, but the sort of place you feel you need to go to, visiting Auschwitz can be something of a moral gauntlet when it comes to travel plans. Situated in the Eastern European country of Poland, this is a place with a dark history, […]

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The Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2019

By on Published: December 31, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Gear & Packing, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
The Best Travel Backpack Carry On for 2019

Hold the phone guys, changes are on the way! Yup with the new year just around the corner, I’ve got some new plans for the structure of my travel life. Yup the plan (I say plan, let’s see how it pans out!) is to do less long exhausting backpacking trips and more shorter journeys from […]

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

By on Published: December 19, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 2 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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Worldpackers: Are You in the Know Yet?

By on Published: December 12, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 4 Comments
Worldpackers: Are You in the Know Yet?

  Do you want to travel the world on a budget, staying for as long as you can abroad? Do you want to meet new people, learn new skills and immerse yourself in a local project? Do you want the security of an established safety net, whilst still having the independence to choose your path […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

By on Published: November 29, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East, Solo Female Travel, Travel Tips with 12 Comments
Everything You Need to Know About Flying Saudi Airlines as a Solo Female

When I found out I was going to be flying Saudi Airlines from Beirut in Lebanon to Jakarta in Indonesia via Riyadh (the capital of Saudi Arabia), my first question was – can I even do this as a solo female?! Not known for being the most female-friendly country in the world, I honestly had […]

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Bukittinggi : The Epic Indonesia Destination No One Talks About

By on Published: November 28, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Asia, INDONESIA with 12 Comments
Bukittinggi : The Epic Indonesia Destination No One Talks About

You all know by now that there’s nothing I love more than a bit of a crazy travel adventure. Yup, getting off the beaten track is what gets me going and while all those amazingly popular spots in Indonesia are popular precisely because they are amazing, that definitely doesn’t mean there isn’t room for some […]

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9 Reasons Why You Must Visit Yogyakarta in Indonesia

By on Published: November 21, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Asia, INDONESIA with 6 Comments
9 Reasons Why You Must Visit Yogyakarta in Indonesia

Straight off the bat, just wanna say that I loved Yogyakarta. And I’m kind of not even sure why. Ok, I know it was because of the amazing historical attractions, vibrant culture, delicious street food and friendly people, but there was also something I couldn’t put my finger on here. Something that had me immediately […]

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The Many Faces of Indonesia

By on Published: November 12, 2018 | Last Updated: October 27, 2021 in Asia, INDONESIA, Travel Stories with 2 Comments
The Many Faces of Indonesia

Made up of 17,500 islands and 33 provinces that span 2 hemispheres, it’s hard to argue that Indonesia is one of the most diverse and culturally rich countries in the world. And with 300 languages spoken, six government-recognised religions practised and an estimated 300 different ethnic groups, the true scale of Indonesia’s many faces is […]

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