No matter where I’m going, or for how long, there are always this handful of trustworthy items that I know that I will come in handy time and time again. Never have that, “damnit, I wish I brought …” moments again.
Before You Leave
How to Afford to Travel Long-Term
“I don’t have money to travel” is the sentence muttered most often about why people don’t travel as often as they’d like. But what if I told you that you don’t need a lot of money to travel? Sounds like a good deal right. Here’s 7 tips on how we afford to travel for half a year straight.
9 Things to Know Before Climbing Mount Fuji
At 3,776 m above sea level, Mount Fuji is no stranger to tourists from all sides of the world. We figured with so many people summiting everyday, it would be simple to plan a trip up the mountain. But there are definitely some tips we would have liked to know in hindsight. But hey, hindsight is 20/20, and now you don’t need to be left in the dark.
Why I Cycle – Why Your Next Trip Should Be A Cycling Trip
Planning a cycling trip? Learn why I chose to bike across Canada and the UK and discover some of the benefits associated with touring a country by bike.
Couch Surfing – How To Sleep For Free And Make Local Friends
If you’re reading this blog, there’s a fairly high chance that you’ve heard of the website Couch Surfing. I was introduced to this service in 2012 when I cycled across Canada with a friend, and was blown away by the openness and generosity shown by its members. Note: While the following may […]
Packing Light: Travel Items That Will Save You Space
With space as valuable as money, every bit saved and squeezed helps. Here are a few really cool things we use to save space in our backpacks and travel light.
11 Essential Bike Gear Items for Any Cycling Tour
Now having cycled across two countries, Matti has become quite an avid cycling tourist. Having passed down his wisdom to me and my first tour (his second), here is our list of must-have bike equipment that will be worth the extra weight.
5 Travel Expenses that Often Go Overlooked
If you’re going for budget travel like us, every dollar counts. When planning your trip, of course the big things like plane tickets and accommodation cross your mind as major travel expenses. But don’t under estimate these must-haves that often go forgotten because the little things surely add up.
How To Tell Your Boss You’re Leaving To Travel
I found myself actually googling the exact phrase “How to tell your boss you’re leaving to travel”. I personally felt a wave of fear, guilt, excitement, anxiety, before getting this weight off of my chest. It’s a fine balance between wanting what is best for the company and wanting what […]