Travel

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Packed and ready to go on your overseas trip, you do a last minute check to make sure you haven’t forgotten any of the essentials: passport, travel documents, and foreign currency. Are you forgetting anything? Something very easy to overlook is a travel medical and first aid kit. Many travelers do neglect preparing and packing

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Saving Money on Food and Beverages While Traveling

Anyone who has seen our budget posts will know that food is one area where we don’t tend to skimp excessively in terms of our travel budget. Both of us tend to prefer takeout rather than eat-in, and this in itself tends to save money. However, we’re also fans of prepared and convenience foods, which

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My parents are major travel enthusiasts (actually only my Dad is, my Mum just gets dragged along! – but not too reluctantly :-)). They’ve joined me on several trips. My Mum is a nurse and helped me out with my medical volunteering in Cambodia on one trip. Since we’re going to be away 6 months

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Automobiles and Autonomous Regions: Sardinia Vs Corsica

Set one above the other, the islands of Sardinia and Corsica share a number of similarities. Equally they couldn’t be more fiercely independent. As autonomous regions, the individuality of these islands makes them both entirely unique. Located within spitting distance of one another in the Mediterranean Ocean, their matching climates and striking natural beauty makes

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Orlando, Florida : It's not just theme parks!

When you think about Florida, Orlando in particular, what do you picture? I bet it takes you about two seconds to conjure up a vision of looping rollercoasters, screams of adrenaline-junkies, and probably Mickey Mouse. Well, you’d be right to a large degree, because much of the sprawling mass of Orlando is about theme-park fun,

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One of my most eye opening travel moments was in Rome years ago when we were taking a bus. There was a British girl on the bus who we were chatting to….. she was in a wheelchair. Not only was she traveling solo, but she was taking public transportation! My mind was blown. How badass

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Day Trips From Melbourne

Melbourne is one of Australia’s most popular cities. Even Lonely Planet loves it enough to have their global HQ there. Many people love the culture available in Melbourne city, whether it’s cafes, people watching, or theatre. However, there is more to this region of Australia should you want to explore, even beyond the Great Ocean

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A road trip can be an extremely fun type of holiday but unlike flying you’re leaving yourself in charge of the safety aspects. Here are some things to consider: – Read up on the road rules of wherever you’re visiting. Don’t assume road rules will be the same as where you’re from. In the US

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Have you ever found what initially seemed like a great deal on a car rental only to find the price nearly doubled when all was said and done? The cost of car rental can quickly add up, with prices varying significantly between different agencies, types of models, and types of contracts. Extra fees including fuel

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Located close enough to New Delhi to serve as a sort of outpost for many of that metropolis’s business dealings, Gurgaon is a leading finance and industrial centre that houses offices for more than half of all the world’s Fortune 500 companies. Once a rural, dusty, agricultural centre, these days you’ll find Gurgaon bustling and