trains

Trains

Fast and Direct Travelling by train can be very cost effective if you can acquire a rail pass for your destinations. Many people would argue that the train is the best form of travel as you can see a lot as you cut through the countryside and city. Depending on the country you are in,… read more…

January 22nd, 2015 | Author: | Posted In: On the road, Transport


Staying in hostels

“What To Expect, Things To Do, And Not To” Hostels are ideal for backpackers as they are a social environment where independent and group travellers can relax, plan onward travel, and sort themselves out for a low price. Hostels are better than hotels as they have many more amenities and much more information available. They… read more…

September 17th, 2014 | Author: | Posted In: On the road


Scams abroad

“Don”t let them ruin your travels” How Scammers Operate Scammers are very devious in how they operate. They often choose their victims carefully and target a key demographic depending on the nature of the scam. Typically they will not try and hustle the locals as they will have a better knowledge of the scams that… read more…

September 17th, 2014 | Author: | Posted In: On the road


How to haggle

“Getting the lowest price” Haggling is a concept which has been around for hundreds of years in many cultures around the world. It relies on the basis that the buyer and seller can agree on a price which suits each of them before the transaction is sealed. The contention arises as the merchant wants to… read more…

September 17th, 2014 | Author: | Posted In: On the road


Handling Money Abroad

Ultimately it is your choice on how you handle the finances abroad. However, there are three common options available to you when handling money whilst travelling. Your decision depends on how good your own personal security is and how well you do your homework on bank cards and conversion rates. It may be that you… read more…

October 7th, 2013 | Author: | Posted In: On the road