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When you think of the best travel credit cards, do you automatically think of credit card reward schemes? Many people do. But credit card reward schemes might not be as good for travel as th...
Travel Tips
Adventure awaits! You’ve booked to go somewhere exotic and you are excitedly packing your bags. Are you debating getting pre-paid cards or travellers cheques? Well, you might be bette...
Travel Tips
Loads of travel blogs advise on which is the best travel debit card. But I’ve found many of them to be inaccurate, no good and in need of input from someone who gets finance.   Th...
Travel Tips
Which mistakes are you making when it comes to travel money? These could be costing you big time. Don’t throw your money down the drain. You could be spending it on MORE travelling, wh...
Travel Tips
We are here to help you become more travel money savvy. Everyone makes silly mistakes when it comes to travel money. So we’ve created the comprehensive Ultimate Travel Money Guide to h...
Southeast Asia , Thailand
Want to visit the fascinating Hellfire Pass near Kanchanaburi? Here is your 2019 bang up to date guide on how to get from Kanchanaburi to Hellfire Pass.   What is Hellfire Pass? Hellfir...
Southeast Asia , Thailand
Erawan Waterfalls (near Kanchanaburi) has mixed reviews, but we had a really lovely day there and I found the waterfalls so beautiful. There are seven tiers you can climb up to. Watch out fo...
South Asia , Sri Lanka
Heading home and need to get from Hikkaduwa to Colombo? You don’t need to take an expensive taxi, I promise. You can catch the budget friendly train option from Hikkaduwa and head back...
South Asia , Sri Lanka
Want to know how to get from Galle to Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka? It’s not difficult and there are 2 cheap and easy options.   The Bus From Galle To Hikkaduwa It’s not far to Hikkaduw...
South Asia , Sri Lanka
There are a few ways to get from Ella to Galle. You can jump on the Ella to Galle bus, which is the cheap but faffy way. Then there is the pricey but manageable option of a shared van and&he...
South Asia , Sri Lanka
Ella is very beautiful and totally worth going to, despite it being a bit touristy. This journey gave us a bit of a headache as it was hard to work out the best option. Here is a guide on ho...
South Asia , Sri Lanka
Lots of people rave about Sri Lanka. But as my approach is to be an honest travel blogger, I want to give a more balanced view. So, here goes! Sri Lanka was a mixed bag for me. It has a&hell...
South Asia , Sri Lanka
The Sri Lankan transport system can be mind boggling at times. But here’s a simple and cheap way to get from Kandy to Dambulla and back again.   There’s more to Dambulla than ju...
South Asia , Sri Lanka
Want to know how to get from Colombo to Kandy? It’s not difficult. Here’s my step by step guide on the cheapest and easiest way to get from Colombo Airport to Kandy.   If y...
South Asia , Sri Lanka
If you like elephants (who doesn’t?!) and historic sights, Dambulla is for you. But Dambulla has more to it than the usual 1 day trip people do to the busy Dambulla Cave Temple and Sig...
South Asia , Sri Lanka
Most people who visit Sri Lanka dream of taking this famously beautiful train journey between Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and finally Ella. It is really beautiful, the train twists and turns through...
Brazil , South America
Want to take the slow boat along the Amazon river from Brazil to Colombia? This boat takes you from Manaus to Tabitinga/Leticia. It takes 7 days, is a 1,600km journey. The food can be pants ...
Malaysia , Southeast Asia , Thailand
Want to travel from Thailand to Malaysia? There are four ways to get from Thailand to Malaysia: Air Sea Rail Road We wanted to go by rail as we had heard the journey was really good and wort...
Southeast Asia , Thailand
Kanchanaburi is a mere few hours out of Bangkok but is a completely different world. It’s quieter and steeped in contemporary history. It’s home to the real Bridge On The River Kwai. And...
Southeast Asia , Thailand
We went where not many have gone before and did the Mae Hong Son Loop by bus rather than by motorbike. Here’s my honest account of what it was like and how you can do it too!   I ...
Southeast Asia , Thailand
We visited Thailand in January, which is high season. We were worried that we weren’t going to be able to travel in Thailand on a budget, as we had heard that Thailand is not as cheap ...
South America , Suriname
Travel to Suriname and venture deep into the Suriname jungle. Meet snakes, spiders, piranhas and learn about the Suriname indigenous communities. Visiting Palumeu was a highlight of our tra...
South America , Suriname
Brownsberg, Suriname is a national park that is not too far away from Paramaribo. Using a tour company it can be quite pricey to visit, however we got to and stayed at Brownsberg on a budget...
Indonesia
It seems like ages ago that I wrote a blog, a lot has happened in that time! From my husband being stolen by another woman, seeing the effects of human environmental destruction first hand, ...