This week on the Friday Five, we’re talking about flying! It’s five random tips to thinking about before and after you are up in the air. Whether it’s a long flight across an ocean, or a quick cheap flight to a nearby city – hopefully these tips will come in handy! If you would like [...]
It’s almost time for Backpack with Brock to head back home to Canada. While he is very excited for this, he also has a few concerns. This week on the Friday Five, he shares with you these concerns. Any suggestions?
Next stop on the Backpack with Brock world tour: Copenhagen, Denmark. I only get one day here so even with the rain, I take on the city. In fact, it turns out to be a pretty great day! I take a walk around and take in this truly beautiful city.
No doubt about it, Europe is expensive. But, if you do things in a certain way you’ll save a boat load of money. Therefore, this week on the Friday Five, I’m bringing you 5 tips to do just that. How did you save money in Europe? Leave your tips in the comments below!
Backpacking/Travelling is fun. It’s exciting. It’s a fantastic adventure. Alas, it can also be quite a test and often a lot of work. This Friday, it’s 5 of the harder aspects of backpacking to help you prepare for them before you set out.
No matter how or where you are traveling, you will probably spend some time waiting for your train or your connection in an airport. For some people, this can be boring and annoying. But for others, like myself, this is a fantastic opportunity to either catch up on some things or get creative with the [...]
Back home, I get a hair cut every month or two. Things change though when you are travelling, and four months into the adventure I was sporting quite the shag. Due to the stifling heat and humidity in the south of India, this shag of mine was becoming quite the bother, so, I figured it [...]
It’s a very important part of planning your trip – creating a budget. Though not everyone does it, I think it’s very helpful in staying on track and helping you travel longer and with ease. Use these 5 categories to put your budget together and get an idea of what you can afford each day [...]
Alright folks, if you are planning or considering a trip to India – this ones for you. My four weeks in Southern India were some of the toughest, most challenging days I have ever experienced. The dust, the noise, the fact that nothing makes sense – well, it eventually gets to you. Having said that, [...]
It’s official. I have been backpacking for 7 months now. I feels like yesterday the Friday Five was celebrating 6 months – where does the time go? This week on the Friday Five, it’s the 5 things I am looking forward to most about going home. There’s a lot of things that day by day, [...]
Sometimes it fun. Sometimes it difficult. Some would rather fly solo. Others wouldn’t have it any other way. This week on the Friday Five it’s all about traveling with a buddy. Whether it’s your friend, lover, or simply another traveler, these 5 tips might help things run as smooth as possible. Leave your own tips [...]
You’re out there! Exploring the world! But once you get home, how do you remember it all? You’ll hopefully want to look back on your adventures, so this week on the Friday Five I’m giving you 5 ways to do just that. Whether it’s taking photos, writing in a journal or sending postcards, you’ll be [...]
There are few backpacking nightmares that parallel that of losing you bank and credit cards, and having absolutely no access to money, let alone a few coins in your pocket. To prevent this from happening to you, this week on the Friday Five, I am giving you a 5 ways to ensure you always have [...]
It’s one of the most common accommodations for backpackers: the hostel dorm room. It can save you a lot of money but has the potential to drive you mad. This week on The Friday Five, I’ve got 5 tips to help you survive the dorm room experience and prevent creating enemies in your room. Leave [...]
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- Farewell Tokyo – Ni Hao Beiing!
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