Packing up your possessions and picking up your life to move to another country is something I recommend everyone to do at least once in your lifetime. It takes away that comfortable and familiar feeling and replaces with uncertainty, but…

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Imagine travelling across the world by plane, foot, boat, bus and not paying extra to see the highlight of the region due to lack of bankroll. Sounds ridiculous but there are some seriously under-prepared travel budgets that don’t flex by…

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It had been years since I slept in a hostel until I wound up in Anchorage for a night at the Bent Prop. It was decent enough and certainly matched the budget, but it did remind me why I upgraded…

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The reasons I haven’t used a guide book on my travels for well over ten years are: 1) They make inexperienced travellers suspicious before leaving the airport immigration hall and… 2) If you want the most up to date information…

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What do you buy for a close friend or loved one who is heading off across the borders of a map? In the ideal world it would be cash – no seriously, cold hard cash. It takes up no space…

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