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Travel Tips

If you are looking for travel tips, you have come to the right place. This section of the blog is dedicated to all the posts that I have written so far tackling all aspects of travel. I provide a wide range of travel tips based on my own experiences and what I have learned throughout the time that I have spent travelling the world.

While I don’t claim to be an expert on the subject, my aim is to provide practical tips that I have learned and encountered. I have safety tips for anyone traveling abroad, so you can learn from my experience being robbed in Berlin. I also share travel tips for female solo travellers. Whether it is finding a place to stay or knowing where to go and what to do, you can read my posts for these tips so you can explore the world with more confidence.

Travel Tips

How to Travel the World on a Budget

I love budget travel. Not only due to the fact that I have quit my job to travel the world, but also as I am tight and love a challenge. In this post I am going to tell you what methods I use to travel the world on a budget and how I travelled for a whole month spending only £10 per day.

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Couchsurfing Safety: Why I Recommend It and How to Be Safe

I love Couchsurfing. I wrote about it in several of my posts such as ‘How to make friends on the road‘ and ‘My 8 top tips every traveller should know’ so I have decided to dedicate a post just to Couchsurfing safety.

 

For those who don’t know, Couchsurfing is like a Facebook profile for travellers. But instead of sharing statuses about the hardships of life or if you are single, in a relationship or it’s complicated, you are sharing your sofa, spare room, floor space or your time to a traveller. The idea can have its own set of safety concerns- both for the surfer and the host. It is therefore important to observe couchsurfing safety tips at all times.

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10 Essential Items Every Backpacker Needs

There are certain things which I really must take on my backpacking trip yet the rest of the time they stay in a box unused . .  . Unloved. However,  I would feel lost without them whilst backpacking. I have therefore compiled a list of essential items every backpacker needs to help those who have still not mastered the art of packing.

 

I wanted to share these items with you so that you don’t have the same trial and error that I had with these items. So here is my list of essential items every backpacker needs. 

 

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Asia, Destinations, Goa, India, Travel Tips

Solo Female Travel: Female Safety in Goa, India

After the tragic passing of Danielle in Goa, India recently, the place where I am now and that I love, I feel that it is important to talk about safety for solo female travel. Specifically, I want to shed light on the topic when travelling in India and in all places in the world.

 

Danielle, just like myself and many other females in India, was just looking to travel the world, have experiences she would not have at home and to learn about new cultures.

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Destinations, Kuala Lumpur, Travel Tips

Bed bugs and Bad Ethics

I had never met a bed bug until one afternoon in Kuala Lumpur. In the past eight years of extensive travels, I had heard many a tale about the terror of bed bugs. How they had ruined whole trips! And more seriously how difficult it is to get rid of bed bugs.

 

For those who haven’t really heard about bed bugs but don’t fancy a bug in the bed, they are more than just a harmless bug. They are the back packers nemesis.

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Hostel Survival Guide: What You Need to Know

Having over 10 years experience of staying in hostels, I feel that it is a great way of meeting new people, as well as having a cheap place to sleep for the night. Some of my stays have been pleasant, others not so. Here I have some tips about making your stay in a hostel dormitory a little more comfortable.

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10 Secrets to Finding Cheap Flights

 

Unfortunately, gone are the days when you can turn up at the airport and be guaranteed cheap flights to somewhere interesting. In fact, booking a flight at any point can be very expensive.

 

For over the last 8 years, I have been mastering the art of finding cheap flights. With these 10 tips, booking cheap flights is made easier.

 

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My 8 Top Travel Tips Every Traveller Should Know

I’ve been travelling on and off now for the past 10 years and I love working out new ways to travel safer, cheaper and with less stress. In this post, I am going to share with you some of my top travel tips and secrets to help you make the best from your travels.

 

Please feel free to comment at the end and share any of your travel tips.

 

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How to Pack Liquids in Hand Luggage: Complete Guide

After perfecting your packing, the other downside of travelling with carry on luggage is in packing liquids in hand luggage. It is a real challenge to pack all the liquids you need into an approximate 20 cm x 20 cm clear plastic bag. The key to this is only take what you know you definitely need, everything else can be purchased at your destination. You will learn everything there is to know on how to pack liquids in hand luggage to make future travels more convenient.

 

If you don’t travel light then it will involve you playing a game of Tetris in your liquid bag possibly at the front of a queue of angry passengers when you can hear your flight being called for boarding. Stressful and unnecessary.

 

My handy guide comes from years of experience so you can breeze through security.

 

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