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.
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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 [...]
Travel Money Tips - What Currency To Bring And Where To Keep It “Spend it while you can – money’s contraband. You can’t take it with you when you go. Spend it while you can, before it’s taken from your hand. There’s no free ride [...]
Healthy Hydration - Drinking Water Treatment “Blue are the life-giving waters taken for granted. They quietly understand” - Jimi Hendrix Not A Drop To Drink Many of us who are privileged enough to live in the developed world take many things [...]
Accommodation Tips and Advice - Choosing Hotel Rooms “Wherever I lay my hat, that's my home.” - Marvin Gaye Choosing Hotel Rooms Whether it’s a Brazilian pousada or a Turkish pansiyon, the type and quality of accommodation will vary from country [...]
Buen Provecho - Top Ten La Paz Restaurants “Don't judge your taco by its price.” - Hunter S. Thompson La Paz Restaurants Mexico is well-known for its exciting and delicious food, and some of the most diverse culinary creations can be [...]
Keeping You And Your Backpack Safe - Transportation Security Tips “A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” - John Augustus Shedd Separation Anxiety By and large, travel is a safe and enjoyable activity and [...]