A few important items should always go in your carry-on. A swimsuit is also a good idea if you are going on a beach vacation. You can buy most of these things if your bag gets lost, but having them in your carry-on will save you money and time if
The idea of taking a trip around the world might sound like an impossible dream if you’re not rich, but there are practical ways to do it. You might have to live with fewer belongings and skip fancy hotels and meals. But who knows? That might just add to the
As you pack, focus on taking clothes for different climates and bring handy items such as a Swiss Army knife and reusable bottle for your carry-on luggage. Street markets let you taste the local food for cheap, but make sure you know how to avoid getting sick from unsanitary conditions.
Flights are always the first thing I book when planning a trip — sometimes I do this nearly a year in advance! For the most part, the earlier you book, the better price you will get. Airfare rarely goes down in price unless there is a sale (or an airline
Travelling will inevitably make you more independent and confident. You will realise that you can cope with a lot of unexpected situations. You will realise that you can survive without all that help that is always available for you at home. You will likely find out that you are much
Certain regions of the world cost more, so consider your destinations carefully. We personally spent most of our time traveling in South-East Asia and Africa, where the costs of staying in hostels and camping is very minimal, in comparison to regions like Western Europe, Australia, and the US.
Some people could just jump on a plane without any plans, and everything would just fall into place. But if this is your first time to travel round-the-world having “some type of plan” would be recommended. However, one of the great things about long term travel is that once you
Need tips on how to backpack and travel round the world? You’ve come to the right place. In this post we share our top backpacking tips of how we were able to backpack round-the-world over a 10 year period, and what you need to consider before setting off on your
Undies are small and it’s always a good idea to have a few extra pairs in case of emergencies. Another option is to pack these quick-dry underwear so you can easily wash them on the road. I’m a lazy, last-minute packer, so I’ve spent too many trips with all black
“The world is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.” – said Saint Augustine. Travelling can teach you more than any university course. You learn about the culture of the country you visit. If you talk to locals, you will likely learn about their thinking,
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