This week on the Friday Five, we’ve got more tips on traveling etiquette. As you are traveling the world you are often encountering many cultures and people along the way. These tips should help you not become disliked by those around you. Simple things that can take you far.
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
When you’re traveling, it can be one of your biggest fears – getting scammed. It’s happened to me a few times already on this trip but hopefully these simple tips will help prevent it from happening to you.
Once again, it almost didn’t make it, blocked by the Great Wall of China. But alas, here it is. The Friday Five. When you are in Asia, bartering is apart of every day life. You want to buy something? Prepare to barter. Here are 5 tips to make the experience a good one and save [...]
IIt’s coming to you a bit later in the day due to some internet issues, but nevertheless, The Friday Five is here. This week’s edition is a bit longer than usual but if you’re someone who wants to travel yet has some sort of reservation….then I’d give this a watch. You can make travel a [...]
You do a lot of prep before you start backpacking, but what about those first couple days? The adjustment period if you will? Here’s Five things every backpacker should know about their first few days on the road. Big thanks to Chloe & Keiran. You guys rock and made that bus ride awesome!
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- Snapshot: Florence, Italy – My First Italian City
- ‘Bet Brock’ – Eat a Cobra
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- Farewell Beijing – It’s Been…Great!!
- Guest Post: When Getting Best Value from your Travel Fund Isn’t the Cheapest Option
- Telling The Time in Ancient China
- Farewell Tokyo – Ni Hao Beiing!
- Konichiwa from Mt. Fuji, Japan
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