As carefree and laid-back as it may seem to throw all caution to the wind and head out on a wing and a prayer, it often pays to plan for the best and prepare for the worst. Instead of reinventing the wheel, learn from others’ mistakes and heed the advice of those who have already been there. Here is where you’ll find tried and tested travel tips and tricks to help you get the most out of your visit, and make your trip as smooth and stress-free as possible.
Wherever you lay your hat is your home away from home.
Come along for the ride in tuk-tuks, rickshaws, matatus and collectivos.
Learn how to find the tastiest food and the cleanest eateries.
When life looks like Easy Street there is danger at your door.
Socially Conscious Travel – Ideas For Responsible Tourism “For in the end, we will conserve only what we love. We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught.” - Baba Dioum Selfish Desires Travel is [...]
Morocco's Imperial Cities - Marrakesh And Fes “Serendipity was my tour guide, assisted by caprice.” - Pico Iyer Our guidebook describes the faux-guides in Marrakesh and Fes as some of the most persistent people in the world. But, after Thailand's hotel touts, [...]
Travel Food Tips - Gut Check "Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." - Hippocrates A balanced diet is essential. A proper and adequate intake of proteins, vitamins, minerals and carbohydrates will keep your energy level up, and [...]
Everything You'll Need - The Ultimate World Travel Packing List “Go small, go simple, go now.” - Lin and Larry Pardey Travel Packing For Long Trips Deciding what to bring on a long trip through various parts of the world can [...]
Drifting Down The Nam Tha River - A Slow Boat Through Laos “Rivers know this: there is no hurry. We shall get there some day.” - A. A. Milne Peace and Baaah All travel is slow travel in Laos. For two [...]
Travel Clothing - What To Wear Over There “Bring half the clothes and twice the money.” - Susan Heller There is a vast array of lightweight, quick-dry and versatile travel clothing available everywhere. For example, pants with zip-off legs double as [...]