So, you wanna go backpacking? That is great. That is fantastic in fact. It’s pretty badass to walk out there and see the world with nothing more than a backpack. You are doing a good thing. Back in 2015, I dived head first into my first trip to Thailand. I learned a lot about myself but also some things about …
It can be very hard to choose the right bank or card for traveling. Using your cards abroad could cost you a small fortune in the form of fees and charges by the bank or card issuers. And it’s hard to recommend banks or cards for you since some of them depend on citizenship in a certain country. I can …
To be frank, I don’t usually spend too much time planning for my trips. I don’t create an elaborate itinerary and have every accommodation booked in advance. Because you never know what’s going to happen. The only thing you know for sure is that it will be almost impossible to stick to your plan. That’s why I usually don’t plan at all. But some things should be considered before you leave for your trip. Especially if you’re trying to stick to your budget.
A lot of my friends and also a few readers asked me how I was able to travel while I was still in school or doing my apprenticeship. It’s easier than you might think and you don’t have to choose between one or the other if you want to make it work.
Have you ever wanted to travel somewhere but it just wasn’t the right time? Maybe no one wanted to join you on your trip. Maybe you were too busy at work. Your life was full of obligations that kept you from traveling. But here’s a secret: It will not get better the longer you wait.
Figuring out what to take with you on a trip can be the most demanding part of planning a trip. It used to be this way for me for a long time. But as I have mentioned countless times before, you are probably packing way too much. If you pack less you can even fly with carry-on baggage only which will save you money on your flight and make travel less of a hassle in general.
Whenever I hear people talking to me about their dreams and travel plans I ask them what is holding them back from making these dreams the reality. Almost every time to answer to this question is the same. Money. But you don’t need to be rich to travel.
The internet is full of advice about everything and travel is no exception. Some of it is better than others so I decided to make a list of all of my favorite tips I’ve been given either in person on the road or on the internet.
You all know this. You get home after a trip and your wallet is full of coins and bills of a foreign currency and you have no idea what to do with it. Let me help you with that.
It was my first backpacking trip, my first trip to South East Asia and a lot of other firsts. It was very scary at first but thanks to the warm welcome of all the other travellers that vanished soon. I learned a lot of new things during those two weeks. First of all that two weeks is way too short. It’s more like a sneak peek than an actual trip.