Gifts For Writers & Aspiring Travel Bloggers

Gifts For Writers & Aspiring Travel Bloggers

Writing is a creative outlet that rewards in many ways. It can help writers communicate concepts to an audience and even help writers make sense of the ideas in their heads. There's nothing better than putting thoughts down on paper (or computer screen) to know...

The Best Travel VPNs – Reviewed

The Best Travel VPNs – Reviewed

If you travel and use WiFi to access the internet you need a VPN. It’s relatively easy to snoop on a public WiFi network and a good hacker can easily capture your credit card details by monitoring the unencrypted connection between your web browser or app and a...

10 Facts About Queenstown, New Zealand

10 Facts About Queenstown, New Zealand

Check out these 10 Fun (and not to be found elsewhere) facts about Queenstown, New Zealand that you can use to sound clever and interesting on your next trip down under. We’re sure that everyone knows about AJ Hackett building the World’s first commercial Bungy in...

Tripit Pro Review: The Must Have Travel Organizer App

Tripit Pro Review: The Must Have Travel Organizer App

Let's get straight into it. What does it do? TripIt organises your travel arrangements in a neat, easy to read, and consistent format.  Tripit is a travel booking and itinerary application from Concur designed to let you “instantly organize” all your travel plans...

28 Smart Travel Tips & Tricks From 20 Years Of Travel

28 Smart Travel Tips & Tricks From 20 Years Of Travel

Let's get straight into it. What does it do? TripIt organises your travel arrangements in a neat, easy to read, and consistent format.  Tripit is a travel booking and itinerary application from Concur designed to let you “instantly organize” all your travel plans...

6 Of The Best WordPress Themes For Travel Blogs

6 Of The Best WordPress Themes For Travel Blogs

I've learned a few tricks from travelling and living overseas since I took my first solo travel trip in 1995. I don't really like to call these tips "hacks" as we're not reprogramming a computer or breaking the law here. But they could be considered shortcuts, tips,...

Where to Spend New Year’s Eve 2019

Where to Spend New Year’s Eve 2019

Starting a blog in 2019 is easier than ever. The blogging tools available to you today are exponentially better than even 5 years ago. Want to know the most important details on how to start a successful travel blog? If you enjoy travel and writing about your...

BegPackers And The Lure Of Funded Travel

BegPackers And The Lure Of Funded Travel

Most students of Spanish today eventually ask the same question, "Should I learn Latin American Spanish or Spanish from Spain?". Another common question is "What are the differences between the two types of Spanish?"Learning a language for travel, work, or pleasure is...

Black Friday Deals For Travel Bloggers 2018

Black Friday Deals For Travel Bloggers 2018

The definition of begpacker (beg-packer) is someone who attempts to save money by asking locals and other foreigners to fund their travels. Actually, that’s my definition. The dictionary hasn’t arrived yet. But it will. Begpacking is trending. And that’s a sad fact of...

Top 10 reasons to learn Latin American Spanish

Top 10 reasons to learn Latin American Spanish

It's that time of year. The biggest shopping day of the year. Retailers and service providers love the extra sales and consumers enjoy big discounts. There are lots of deals out there. But you don't have to buy everything. Don't let the scarcity factor blur your...

Travel Blog Names – Why I Rebranded (Twice)

Travel Blog Names – Why I Rebranded (Twice)

Looking for a great New Year's Eve night out in an exciting world location? I'm not presuming that you have the money/time/resources to just pick any location to ring in 2019, but if you can make it to one of these locations, you'll have a New Year...

Airbnb Alternatives: House Sitting, Glamping, & Boutique Hotels

Airbnb Alternatives: House Sitting, Glamping, & Boutique Hotels

My blog was, until not so long ago, called Lifestyle Travel Kit. Based on my experience of posting questions to friends, colleagues, and random people, I reckon 50% of you will think that’s a cool name. The other 50% will think it’s dumb. 99% of you have already...

Bangkok Photo Tours: Get The Best Shots In BKK

Bangkok Photo Tours: Get The Best Shots In BKK

Airbnb is one of the most popular vacation rental sites on the internet. According to SimilarWeb, Airbnb's website is second only to Booking.com in the Accommodation and Hotels category. The company has completely transformed the short term rental marketplace as well...

Spanish Terms of Endearment For Your Latin Lover

Spanish Terms of Endearment For Your Latin Lover

Let's get straight into it. What does it do? TripIt organises your travel arrangements in a neat, easy to read, and consistent format.  Tripit is a travel booking and itinerary application from Concur designed to let you “instantly organize” all your travel plans...

The Hipster Guide to Dublin: Avocados, Beards, & Coffee

The Hipster Guide to Dublin: Avocados, Beards, & Coffee

I've learned a few tricks from travelling and living overseas since I took my first solo travel trip in 1995. I don't really like to call these tips "hacks" as we're not reprogramming a computer or breaking the law here. But they could be considered shortcuts, tips,...

Why I Travel – Seeing The World Made Me a Better Me

Why I Travel – Seeing The World Made Me a Better Me

Check out these 10 Fun (and not to be found elsewhere) facts about Queenstown, New Zealand that you can use to sound clever and interesting on your next trip down under. We’re sure that everyone knows about AJ Hackett building the World’s first commercial Bungy in...