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How to avoid being ripped off abroad

Even the most seasoned of travellers get tricked out of their money abroad. When you’re new to a country and unfamiliar with the currency and the cost of living, it’s impossible to know how much something is worth without a little shopping around – whether it’s the cost of a taxi ride, a bottle of… Continue reading How to avoid being ripped off abroad

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Why we should all hitchhike more

In many places around the world, hitchhiking is the norm, and a widely used method of getting around. I’m from the UK, however, where the majority of people seem terrified by the very idea, convinced that getting into a stranger’s car could only be asking for trouble. And as for picking somebody up from the… Continue reading Why we should all hitchhike more

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Travel essentials to never turn your nose up at

Every time I go travelling I think, ‘Next time I’m not going to bring that. But I AM going to bring that.’ Some things that seemed like a great idea pre-trip turn out to be totally useless on your travels. Others you wish you’d had the foresight to pack. Here are five essential items that,… Continue reading Travel essentials to never turn your nose up at

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10 dos and don’ts for making the most of your travelling adventure

1. Don’t overspend Make the most of your every penny. Don’t overspend and end up having to head home earlier than intended because you bought five too many pairs of harem pants. 2. Don’t underspend Equally, don’t scrimp too much and miss out on what could be some of the most memorable experiences of your… Continue reading 10 dos and don’ts for making the most of your travelling adventure

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5 great ways to save money whilst travelling

Something that holds a lot of us (probably most of us) back when it comes to travelling is, of course, money. We hear a lot of ‘don’t let money stop you’ or ‘money isn’t everything’, but it’s not always as simple as chucking it all in and getting on a plane. However, there are some ways… Continue reading 5 great ways to save money whilst travelling