7 ways to reduce your travel costs

You are on a shoestring budget but still want to travel? No problem. If you stick to these 7 tips on how to reduce your travel expenses, you might even end up having a little money left over.   1. Find free accommodation If you find that even staying in hostels is still too expensive … Continue reading 7 ways to reduce your travel costs

How to save money for traveling: 5 Tips

Traveling is expensive - we all know that. Even if you book the cheapest flight, stay in the cheapest hostel and don't eat out, you will still spend a lot of money on your trip. If you still want nothing more than to visit a far-away country, you might want to start saving up some … Continue reading How to save money for traveling: 5 Tips

Yes, I am afraid of flying.

This post is mainly supposed to be therapeutic, and may thus not be properly organized. I am flying to New Zealand tomorrow (23 hours) and this is me trying to cope with my fear. Let me know in the comments below if you too are afraid of flying, and what helps you. I have been … Continue reading Yes, I am afraid of flying.

How to deal with homesickness

No matter if you're only away for a weekend, two weeks, a month, or a couple of years - I'm sure everyone has experienced homesickness. Being homesick is no picnic - all you think about is your friends, your family, your home - and if you let it, it can destroy your trip. My experience … Continue reading How to deal with homesickness

3 websites to help you with your fear of flying

Wanting to travel the world but being afraid of flying is honestly not the best combination - believe me, I know what I'm talking about. For years I was convinced that I was going to die if I boarded the plane; I did it anyway. Now I'm still not a fan of flying but once … Continue reading 3 websites to help you with your fear of flying

Afraid of flying? – so what?

You already planned your trip and even booked your hostel for the first couple of days, but all you can think about is the flight? Do you already know that once you're on the plane and it is about to take off, you will start to feel queasy and that your knees will become real … Continue reading Afraid of flying? – so what?

Traveling full-time: how to get your parents off your back

"So what are you going to do with your life?" - Does this sound familiar? I'm sure you love your parents, but you probably have to admit that sometimes they can be a little over-protective and pushy - especially when you want to do something they consider "dangerous" - like traveling on your own. Telling … Continue reading Traveling full-time: how to get your parents off your back