Travel Tips Category Posts

Take a look at our ‘travel tips’ articles that should give you some useful information, based on our experiences, of how to make your trip that little bit easier.

  • Bangkok’s Scams – How to Avoid Painting a Target on Your Back

    December 1, 2013 by

  • Whether you’re just off the plane, sitting down to eat, or trying to get home after a night out, tourists in Thailand have a target painted on their back almost any time they […]

  • Why Vientiane? 5 Reasons to Visit Laos’ Capital City

    November 27, 2013 by

  • It’ll make you feel like an adventurer even while on the main road I’ll be giving away my best tip first, but here it is: carry US dollars, Thai baht, and Lao kip […]

  • Bali Up Close & Personal: Beyond Bali’s Beaches

    November 24, 2013 by

  • When most people think about Bali holidays, thoughts of a vibrant party atmosphere and popular surf beaches usually spring to mind. Although those aspects of Bali are certainly common experiences, there is much […]

  • Things to do in Bangkok for Free

    October 9, 2013 by

  • Bangkok is already a fairly cheap city, so long as you avoid the tourist traps and the tuk-tuk drivers (believe me, they’re only out to take you for a ride). Plenty of stuff is reasonably priced, but the very best price of free applies to plenty of places around town.

  • House Sitting – Travel In Style On A Backpacker’s Budget

    October 4, 2013 by

  • Taking a gap year is viewed as a rite of passage for the graduates of today. The world is no longer an inaccessible expanse of foreign lands available only to the rich, yet […]

  • My Phone Bill is How Much?! [INFOGRAPHIC]

    October 1, 2013 by

  • WARNING: I am a bit of a geek. Most of us wouldn’t dream of going into the next room without picking up our phone, so going travelling without it is not an option. […]

  • A Guide to Hostelling in Australia

    September 26, 2013 by

  • This country is perfect for those who want a little bit of everything. Australia has warm tropics, a remarkable outback, and sophisticated cities. It is expected that Australia will continue to hold its […]

  • How to Get Koreans to Buy You Drinks

    September 18, 2013 by

  • As guests in a foreign country, it behooves us to learn about the local customs… and the alcohols. Boy, are you in for a treat – Koreans love to drink, without a question, although I’ll […]

  • Full Moon Party for the Reluctant Partyer

    September 15, 2013 by

  • When I first told people that I was going to Thailand one of the most common questions I was asked was whether I was going to hit up a Full Moon Party. It’s […]

  • Finding The Perfect Phoenix/Scottsdale Hiking Trail

    September 8, 2013 by

  • Escaping to the great outdoors is just a way of life when visiting the Phoenix and Scottsdale areas of Arizona. With a booming economy, amazing resort and spa hideaways and enough outdoor areas […]

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