6 Tips to Making Friends & Being a Fucking Legend at Your Hostel

6 Tips to making friends at your hostel

Good Times + Crazy Friends = Amazing Memories! Unless you’re a super duper extrovert, who seems to collect friends as easily as you collect belly button lint, you might be a little daunted about making friends while traveling. Never Fear newbie traveler! It’s way easier than you think. And if you follow our tips, you’ll…

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7 Reasons You Should NEVER Travel

7 reasons you should NEVER travel

So you’re about to go on your first ever backpacking trip? Never been out of your home country? About to throw yourself into the great unknown? DON’T DO IT! You might think we are completely insane – but hear us out! We have, together, been to over 80+ countries, we’ve seen some of the wonders…

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Best Places to Backpack: How to choose where to travel

best places to backpack

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list” – Susan Sontag It’s a big world out there. And knowing which are the best places to backpack can be hard even for an experienced traveller. There may be places you’ve dreamed of visiting your entire life. But when you are starting out planning your trip abroad,…

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Travel Safety Special (Podcast)

Travel Safety Special - Podcast

Travel Safety Special Episode 017: We speak to Phil from World Nomads about staying safe abroad Listen NOW! Subscribe on iTunes WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from listeners about how we can improve the show or what you love about it already. You can email us using the contact form in the footer of…

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The No.1 Travel Accessory Every Girl Needs In Her Backpack

The number one travel accessory every girl needs in her backpack today

I was putting off trying this product for the longest time. I heard about it years ago, but it seemed, awkward, really strange and well – pretty icky. I’m not going to lie, it is a bit of an awkward topic. Men will certainly want to stop reading right now! But, this is a product…

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3 European Transport Travel Hacks & We visit London (Podcast)

3 European transport hacks & we visit London (podcast)

London Podcast Episode 015: 3 European Transport Travel Hacks & We Visit London ,UK Listen NOW! Subscribe on iTunes WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from listeners about how we can improve the show or what you love about it already. You can email us using the contact form in the footer of this…

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What Are the Best Shoes for Travel? (Backpacking)

Do you want happy feet while traversing this vast planet of ours? The travel shoes you choose for your first trip abroad are more important than you’d think. You may not realise it now, but having the right footwear can either make or break your backpacking experience. Nobody wants to ruin their trip by getting…

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10 Cool Travel Gifts for Christmas 2015

10 cool travel gifts for christmas

Can’t decide what cool travel gifts to buy the traveller in your life? It can be difficult to come up with christmas presents to buy them. Most travellers can only carry a certain amount of luggage. The gifts you buy need to be practical, useful, lightweight and compact. We have taken some of the guess…

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How to do Paris when your broke as [email protected]#k

How to do paris when you're broke

It’s no secret that Paris is an expensive city to visit. Actually it was recently listed as one of the 10 most expensive places for a city break, coming in a close second to London. So why the hell, you might ask, would Five Dollar Traveller go anywhere near Paris? This seriously can’t be a…

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