A Step by Step Guide to Planning Your Trip

A Step by Step Guide to Planning Your Trip

You have just decided you need to head off for your first trip away – but now what? It’s so exciting, and there are so many places that you want to go, but you have no idea how to plan a trip. Perhaps this is the first time you will be traveling...
What Staying in a Hostel is Really Like for a Gen Xer

What Staying in a Hostel is Really Like for a Gen Xer

We get to a certain age and hostel life no longer appeals to us. Who wants to share a dorm room with nine partying twenty-somethings? I’m not sure I even wanted to do that in my twenties! But do you realise that there is much more to hostels as a budget...
Essential Items for Long Term Travel

Essential Items for Long Term Travel

It’s always a big thing when you are taking a gap year. You are about to head off on the biggest adventure of your life there is a big juggling act that needs to take place. You want to pack everything you will possibly need for your trip, but you only have that...
How to get Foreign Currency for your Travels

How to get Foreign Currency for your Travels

“I am going to Europe. Should I take USD with me to exchange there or should I get Euro’s from my bank before I go?  What is the best way to get foreign currency?” Every day on social media I see a variation of this question, and I think I have...
Let’s Talk About Credit Cards

Let’s Talk About Credit Cards

There is always so much talk in the media about rising credit card debt. Current affairs programs like to air segments on people with crippling credit card debts and the years it takes to pay it back. Banks are always being criticised for high interest and other...