90 Easy Ways to Spend less and Save MORE Money to Travel

In 9 months we saved enough money to travel, on a budget, for at least the next 2 years! We didn’t have a 6 figure income, we didn’t have lots of assets to sell, but what we did have was motivation, willingness to make changes in how we live and a little bit of creativity. The…

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Why this backpack is perfect for anyone travelling during monsoon season

The Overboard Dry Bag backpack is the ideal waterproof companion for long term travellers who will be heading through monsoons. Find out why in this review.

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The Ultimate Guide to Homestay: For Travellers and Backpackers

The ultimate guide to homestays

Accommodation cheaper and cleaner than a hostel? Often with food included and comprehensive local knowledge to help you get the most out of your travel experiences? It’s time to go Homestay. Staying with a local is the latest grass roots adventure to harness the power of the internet. Many millions of homestays can now be…

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TIPS – The top 10 easy ways to save enough money to travel the world

top 10 easy ways to save money

If you are the sort of person who likes to grab their morning coffee at Starbucks,  you need to read this. If you spend $4 on a coffee, 5 days a week that equals $1,040 annually just for coffee… Wouldn’t you rather have that money to spend on travel? The good news is you don’t have…

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A Very Short Introduction to Couchsurfing! Cultural exchange and free accommodation around the globe.

A short introduction to couchsurfing

Chances are if you have done some budget travel you will at least have heard of Couchsurfing, if not tried it. But with a community so far of just 5 million people worldwide it seems likely that there are still a lot of travellers missing out on the valuable experiences and cost cutting benefits that…

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5 Ways to drink cheaply no matter what country you’re in

5 ways to drink cheaply - in any country

The biggest box of wine ever! If you like a lot of beer or can’t start the day without a coffee then you are going to have to factor that into your travel budget… Drinking in developed countries can get quite expensive, but there are always cheap options: Even in Australia (Where the pubs are…

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