In most countries, outside North America, haggling is seen as an integral part of most commercial transactions, especially when it comes to tourist shops, hotels or excursions. It is not unusual for tourists to be charged at least double or even triple the ‘local’ price. Ideally
First word, 4 letters, 3 syllables, second word 2 letters and point to oneself- Help me you scream! Communicating while traveling abroad can often seem like a game of charades or even a one man play both to you and the person you are attempting to communicate with. While you may master the basics, communicating becomes increasingly more difficult if…
While I claim to love backpacking, I have to admit that I don’t enjoy dorms – in fact the last time I stayed in a dorm was probably 6 years ago on an organized tour – where I had no choice but to sleep with my fellow travellers. While this may seem a little…
If you have the travel itch but don’t have the bank account to match- working while you travel is a great way to earn and even save money while seeing the world. There are essentially 5 groups of jobs open to travellers: tourism; agriculture, childcare, teaching English and volunteer work.
Ever wondered where you can find the whitest sand and the bluest water – below is a list of the top 10 beaches in the world.
The Joys and Pitfalls of Travelling Alone While the thought of travelling alone can seem daunting, it can be an incredibly liberating experience. So much so, that once you have experienced it you may never want to travel with a companion again. Starting off solo does not necessarily mean that you will travel alone. There
Feel like doing something wild this New Years Eve or crave an adventure to an new country/city to experience an entirely foreign New Years Eve party. Check out the list below for the best cities in the world to ring in the new year!
Unfortunately in most poor countries there are an abundance of people milling around ready and willing to relieve travelers of their money. These smooth talking, overly friendly touts can be hard to avoid but they are relatively harmless and only looking to make a quick commission. To avoid succumbing to one of their scams, stick to your instincts – if a situation appears sketchy just walk away.
Always wanted to take the plunge and travel to an exotic country or middle of nowhere town but never really had a reason to do it. Traveling for the love of music is a great way to experience a new place, meet tons of new people and….
While everyone on your flight may have paid a different price for their seat, these money savings websites will help you pay the least for your trip.