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What to pack when travelling

So you've decided to see the world, great! One of the first things you will be thinking about is what to pack when travelling? Many people overpack, some under pack and many have no idea where to start. We've put together a few tips based on our experience whilst travelling which we hope will help you. Be prepared It’s hard for us to tell you what clothes to back, as it depends on your plans, but [...]

By |2019-02-19T17:03:55+00:00October 2nd, 2015|Travel Tips|0 Comments

Chungking Mansions: Is it really that bad?

Should you stay in the Chungking Mansions? As you'll probably know from our blog, we stay in some pretty rough hotels in a bid to save the pennies. Currently, we're staying at the infamous Chungking Mansions in Hong Kong at a cost of around £25 per night. Whilst that's not exactly cheap for Asia, in a place like Hong Kong that is often visited by tourists with money to burn, it's very good value. [...]

By |2019-02-19T17:03:55+00:00October 1st, 2015|China, Hong Kong, Travel Tips|0 Comments

A Recommended Canada Itinerary

So you are planning a trip to Canada and want to experience as much of this beautiful country as you can whilst you are here. Where do you start, what do you see, what can you afford to miss? Well if you don’t want to miss too much you are going to need three weeks, two weeks in Canada is just not enough time to do everything. So what would a 3 week itinerary look like? That is what I am going to [...]

By |2019-02-19T17:03:58+00:00September 20th, 2015|Canada, Travel Tips|0 Comments

What to expect in Japanese love hotels

As we've travelled across Japan we've often come across 'love hotels' when searching for accommodation. On the likes of hotels.com they're often referred to as 'couples hotels' and their true nature isn't explained until you do a bit of digging on Google! We recently stayed in one of these Japanese love hotels in Himeji so if you want to know what to expect, read on.. What are Japanese love hotel [...]

By |2019-02-19T17:03:58+00:00September 17th, 2015|Japan, Travel Tips|0 Comments

10 Must have apps for travelling

I know, I know, you're supposed to cut yourself off from technology and become a free spirit when you travel the world. We should be growing dreadlocks and spending our time singing around campfires in the woods not using apps! We set off with quite a bit of tech in tow, against many people's advice we took two Android phones, an 11" MacBook Air, Kindles, an iPod Shuffle and a DLSR. We don't regre [...]

By |2019-02-19T17:03:59+00:00September 9th, 2015|Travel Tips|0 Comments

Cultural differences in Japan: 6 things we’ve noticed

We always knew Japan would be the first country on our worldwide adventure where cultural differences would be obvious. Having spent the last 3 months in America and Canada, this coming month is going to be our first real experience of a different way of life and change in language. It’s only day 4 in Tokyo so I’m sure we’ll experience many more changes before we leave at the end of the month, but [...]

By |2019-02-19T17:04:00+00:00September 2nd, 2015|Japan, Japan Tips, Random Rambles, Travel Tips|0 Comments

How to travel cheaply: 5 top tips

Want to save money when you travel? Of course you do. We've been globetrotting for 3 months now and being the cheapskates we are, we've tried to save money and travel cheaply at every stage! Hopefully you can do the same with some of these top money saving travel tips! 1) Travel light Whilst it's tempting to travel with your suitcase in tow, complete with all the 'essentials' you've become accusto [...]

By |2019-02-19T17:04:00+00:00August 30th, 2015|Travel Tips|0 Comments

Top 5 things to do in New York: Common mistakes exposed

There are so many things to do in New York! The New York City Pass is a great way to save money and cram in lots of attractions. Our list below of the top 5 things to do are all included in the pass, and whilst there's hundreds of other options these are without doubt our top picks. Read on as I expose some secrets to help you get the most out of the pass. Statue of Liberty by sail There is nothin [...]

By |2015-10-27T15:46:48+00:00August 24th, 2015|New york, Travel Tips, USA|0 Comments