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Cheap flights

How do I Get a Cheap Flight?

When is a great time to get a cheap flight around the world? The answer is RIGHT NOW! It has become pretty simple for us all to travel about the world and at a pretty fast pace these days thanks to a constant evolution in aeroplane technologies. This gives us all a great opportunity to …

AirBNB

Couch surfing & Air BNB – Explained

Couch surfing & Airbnb Ok so it seems to me that there is quite a lot of interest in couch surfing, Airbnb and other similar money saving, social and travel accommodation options. Both Couch surfing & Airbnb basically involve organising and staying with someone or in someone else’s home. I have to be honest with …

Hostel Door

Hostels & Hostelling

What is a hostel? A hostel is a unique and much cheaper version of a hotel. You check in, pay your money and get your head down. While a Hostel may be a little more basic than a hotel it certainly has its benefits and can prove to be a much more social experience. What …

city passes

City Passes & Backpacking

City passes If you are travelling to a major city and plan to see many of the main attractions a city pass can be a great way to save money. Each of the following city passes will give you the opportunity to save up to 50% off of the full admission price by purchasing a …

Volunteering

Volunteering to Travel

Volunteering So you want to travel the world but don’t know the best way to do it?!? We have all been there so let’s explore the volunteering route. Sadly I have not been in the position to get out there and try this myself but I have found some reliable resources and recommendations from some …

travel insurance

Insurance – Backpacking

Do I really need insurance? The thing with is insurance is that you are paying for something you hope you will never need to cover you for that event or problem that may never happen. You may not need to use it does give you that peace of mind albeit an expensive piece of mind! …

calling card

Calling Cards – Communication

Calling Cards What is a calling card? No doubt at some point in your trip you are likely to want to call someone back home to let them know how you are getting on, to share the stories of all the great stuff you have been doing (Along with the routine e-mails you find yourself …

communications - keeping in touch

Communication – Keeping in touch

Communication This is going to be top of the list when you are travelling as you will want to keep in contact with family, friends and a lot of the people you meet along the way. Gone are the days when you would have to send a post card or letter and technology allows for …

How Can I save money

How can I save money Backpacking?

How can I spend less money each day? This post will give you some great tips on how a backpacker can save money on things like Transport, Accommodation and Food Save money on Transport If you are backpacking around you can always look to buy a bus or train pass; this can cheap and efficient …

tax back & Superannuation

Tax back & Superannuation Refunds

Tax back & Superannuation refunds Why pay income tax on your earnings when you work abroad When you don’t have to? If you have the opportunity to work while you are backpacking and decide to take it then assuming you have the correct VISA and are “on the books” then you will be paying income …