Category Archive: Planning

Budget airlines ripoff Ryanair

This is the second in a 2 part series on how to secure the best deals in flying and what this means. The next issue is close to my heart.  I have long known about ripoff Ryanair.  However I got caught out.  Budget airlines are a leading force in the airline industry and are attractive …

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Secure the best flight deal avoid flight fees

ryanair ticket price

Today there are many ways to secure the best flight deal, while avoiding flight fees and most involve planning and understanding the system. This is the first in a 2 part series looking at how to secure the best flight deals… The primary and most important piece of advice is to do your research.  Easy …

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Securing value accommodation around the world

Volunteering in paradise the chocolate plantation in Brazilian jungle

Flights, accommodation and activities tend to be the biggest expenses when traveling.  Securing value accommodation is often the easiest way of saving money. When you are seeing the world a low cost agenda is paramount as not only does this allow you to travel for longer, but also take up opportunities that you might not …

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China Pakistan border lies and a fantastic bus journey

Karimabad, Pakistan and the first hot shower for 5 days clean clothes and great food. It is times like this that you really appreciate when you are on the road. What an adventure I have had. Sunday morning in Kashi and I immediately went to the international bus station. After a while 8 people from …

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Planning a Himalaya Crossing

Living easy, living free Season ticket on a one-way ride Asking nothing, leave me be Taking everything in my stride Don’t need reason, don’t need rhyme Ain’t nothing I would rather do Going down, party time My friends are gonna be there too I’m on the highway to hell….(the KKH) Planning a Himalaya crossing: In …

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Have a Blinder in Bangkok

Fantastic street food of Bangkok

Well well well. Good old Bangkok.  The word in itself carries as much innuendo as the capital’s reputation.  However, despite the sex and under tone of the fascinating book Welcome to Hell: One Man’s Fight for Life Inside the Bangkok Hilton there is plenty to do in Bangkok.  Here are our checklist for tourists who …

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Travel Checklist

Save and print the above funky travel checklist to make sure that as you rush around your house in a last minute dash because you failed to get everything sorted in time, that you do not miss the necessities. No fear! We have seen may travel checklists that amount to 2 pages and only just …

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The best bargaining strategies in 6 easy steps

market stall

Bargaining and creating bargaining strategies is the challenge of getting the best price for an item that doesn’t have a fixed price…

What to take travelling and what to avoid

So without further ado here is our list of what to take travelling, what to avoid and what is a waste of space….  The Hit List!       Boots: We think good boots are crucial. We were told by some that trainers are adequate, but we found otherwise. I bust my ankle when wearing …

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What you Need Around the World

After travelling around the world for a year and a half you tend you get an idea of what you need and what you don’t. We read many different sources on what to take before we left to ensure we were properly prepared, while trying to balance the amount of things we needed to take with …

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