How I saved £10,000 in less than 10 months to travel the world

So I’m doing a post on this as I’ve been asked about it so many times now. Some call me frugal, some call me tight with money, I say I’m just good at saving money! Back in 2013 I had recently graduated and I had literally no money to my name. I began saving to travel in […]

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What to Expect at a Turkish Hamam

It was the end of our time in Turkey and we decided we wanted to try a traditional Turkish bath, known in Turkey as a ‘Hamman’. It had been 7 years since I had last been in Turkey; I didn’t join my friends on the day they went to a Turkish bath and although afterwards […]

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16 Weeks in Southeast Asia – What does it cost?

We spent 3 and a half months in South East Asia in 2014 as part of our round the world trip. In this article I will lay out our budget and reveal my total overall spend. Our budgets are Per Person and include everything except – travel insurance, vaccinations, external flights and our Vietnam visa- […]

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What is it like staying with an Akha Tribe in Laos?

To experience something “truly authentic”. Surely that’s one of the main reasons why we travel? To completely understand a local culture that’s different to our own and experience their way of life. To immerse yourself in how others live; to eat like them, sleep like them and travel like them. And the more different, the better; That’s […]

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Thailand – How to Escape the Crowds

After spending a few days on Koh Samui and Koh Phangan I found myself online, researching ‘off the beaten track in Thailand’. It’s not that we didn’t find the island’s in the south beautiful; parts of the islands were stunning. And we were certainly happy at first to have a few drinks and a dance and spend our […]

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