Travelling to new places and experiencing new things is something that I would recommend to anyone, but as with many things in life, there are also sometimes downsides to travel. The danger of the world outside your own backyard has mostly been over-hyped by media in the west. However whenever you travel to a country where the majority of residents ... Read More »
Category Archives: Travel Life
Travelling to new places and experiencing new things is something that I would recommend to anyone, ...
Whether you’re booking a last-minute trip away for summer or you’re planning ahead for n...
Most travellers are enchanted by the idea of living a nomadic, gypsy lifestyle. The idea of selling ...
Having children is frequently used as an excuse for not travelling but it doesn’t have to be that wa...
While Laos might be poor in terms of financial resources, it is definitely rich in culture, personal...
Whether you’re booking a last-minute trip away for summer or you’re planning ahead for next year, follow these ten commandments to make sure you have the holiday of a lifetime. 1. Thou shalt not visit the same place twice Although Spain and France are the two most popular holiday destinations for families in the UK, there is a whole world ... Read More »
Most travellers are enchanted by the idea of living a nomadic, gypsy lifestyle. The idea of selling up, quitting your job and other commitments and travelling wherever your mood takes you is undoubtedly a tempting one. While filling a backpack and jetting off to Southeast Asia is certainly an option, there are other ways of living the traveller lifestyle closer ... Read More »
Having children is frequently used as an excuse for not travelling but it doesn’t have to be that way. As a child, my parents took my brother and me on camping trips to Europe every year and those times are some of the best memories of my life. Right now, finances mean that my travels are on hold for a ... Read More »
While Laos might be poor in terms of financial resources, it is definitely rich in culture, personality and culinary attractions. Whether you are in the process of planning your trip to Southeast Asia or are already travelling through the region, visiting Laos comes highly recommended. Stopping off at cities like the relaxing Luang Prabang, or the picturesque capital Vientiane are ... Read More »
The photographs you take while travelling will probably become some of your most treasured possessions. Nothing captures memories as well as a photograph and exploring the world will give you access to stunning landscapes and fascinating sites worthy of National Geographic magazine. Of course we don’t all have photography skills that are up to the standard of published travel photographers ... Read More »
Let’s face it I’ve always been fitter in my imagination than in reality. However it’s not always necessary to be super-fit to explore some really amazing outdoor activities. Here are my top tips for the great outdoors for the unfit Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia The high salt flats of Bolivia are look completely other-worldly, but are in fact easily accessed, ... Read More »
For most people, the biggest part of your budget for a trip are your daily costs. They are both the hardest to quantify and the easiest to control. For your upfront costs – check out my earlier article Basic Travel Budget Items Over many years I’ve budgeted based on the following five categories: accommodation, food, activities, local transport and gifts ... Read More »
If you’re looking for a place to set down your laptop and so some work while in Bangkok then these coworking spaces in the city should be just what you are looking for. While you can find Wi-Fi in most coffee shops in the city, including the numerous Starbucks outlets, checking into one of these Bangkok coworking spaces can not ... Read More »
I recently debated this online, an online friend wrote a book about bike touring (actually riding all the way from Alaska to the tip of Chile – Changing Gears – recommended) and then was surprised because a reader of her blog objected to her not including the cost of the bike in the trip costs! She assumed that someone who ... Read More »