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15 Travel Hacks to Pack Lighter and Smarter

We see them in airports, hotels and tourist destinations everywhere – tourists miserably dragging around a rolling heavy suitcase down the cobble streets of Europe and backpackers walking around with 70L backpacks that weigh almost as much as themselves. To avoid looking like them and to maximize your happiness on the road, it is crucial to be able to pack lightly and smartly. To travel like a minimalist is to travel happy. There are many advantages to travelling light, including: Less stress about lost luggage No airline checked luggage fees More mobility and freedom to roam and change location How do you pack efficiently while ensuring that you have all the essentials for a great trip? Here are 15 tips...

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How to Find the Best Flight Deals in 2019

Introduction Aside from food and accommodation, airfare is generally one of the biggest costs on a trip. Knowing how to properly search for the best deals on flights will allow you to save valuable time and hard-earned money on funding more exciting adventures.  With a seemingly endless search engines and airlines to choose from, what’s an intrepid traveller to do? The answer is to learn and educate yourself! There are hundreds of sweet flight deals published every day. By knowing where and when to look, you could potentially save yourself thousands to tens of thousands of dollars over the course of your travelling career. I am going to share with you my top ten tips and tricks on How to...

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How to Write a Travel Journal Worth Reading

We live in an age of social media where much of our travels are documented and shared via photographs through platforms such as Instagram and Facebook’s. While the ability to put cool filters, use hash tags and get instant validation with likes and shares is pretty cool, nothing beats the old-school way of documenting your trip – putting ink to paper. Science has shown that writing things down greatly enhances your recollection of them long afterwards!

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How to Stay Safe While Travelling

Introduction Safety is an important topic amongst travellers. Nothing ruins a trip faster than getting sick, having an important piece of luggage stolen or outright robbed with violence. The misfortunates that can befall an intrepid traveller are many and even the most experienced of travellers can make some avoidable pitfalls. Having cumulatively spent 2 years of my life on the road, I’ve learned a few hard-earned lessons and gained some savvy along the way. Some I’ve read online, others heard from veteran travellers and a few painfully through first-hand experiences. Like Charlie Munger once said, “It’s great to learn from your own mistakes, but a whole lot more pleasant to learn from the mistakes of others.” From navigating the sometimes-dangerous...

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