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Blog / 22.01.2021

We've already covered SafetyWing Nomad Insurance on here but if you're a digital nomad working remotely then you may want something a little more robust that offers medical coverage in your home country as well as abroad. At $153 per month (for people between the ages of 18-39) SafetyWing's Remote Health policy is more expensive than the Nomad Insurance policy (which is $40 billed every 4 weeks) but it is fully global, meaning you're covered whether you're in your home country, a new country or traveling non-stop. The Nomad...

Blog / 20.01.2021

Sometimes planning for a future dream trip is almost as exciting as actually boarding a plane or packing your campervan. Now the experience has become even more engaging, with new technologies allowing travelers to better understand which destination will be the best fit for them, long before they touch down in a different US state or a foreign country. One of those such technologies is virtual reality, or VR as it is known, which can whisk people off into virtual interpretations of some of the world’s most exotic locations. In this...

Blog / 19.01.2021

Visiting Amsterdam I visited Amsterdam last year in May and I was a bit embarrassed that all I knew about it was somehow related to coffee shops, ladies in windows, canals that all look the same and people using bikes as a means of transportation. I know now that my impressions of a city before visiting it are sometimes superficial. That’s why when I visit a place, I try to forget everything I’ve known about it till then and let it surprise me. I let the architecture, the culture, the people and the food create a more accurate image...

Blog / 19.01.2021

Flying can be an anxious enough time flying by yourself, but with a baby or toddler in tow, there will be more still to think about. Perhaps that a younger child has the potential to disturb all the other passengers. This could be solved by considering chartering your own private jet. For example, from a company such as Jettly. It would afford you and your youngest loved ones more privacy. So, to consider a private jet will be our first tip for flying with a baby or toddler. Private...

Blog / 12.01.2021

There have been plenty of things that we’d like to quickly forget in 2020, but arguably one of the worst factors has been the lack of planning. We just haven’t been able to make any long-term plans. Hopefully, with a vaccine on its way, all of this is likely to change. It might not be immediate, but now is the time to get out your travel brochure, book your travel insurance, and investigate some of the best destinations to visit as 2021 prepares to greet us in the next...

Blog / 08.01.2021

Tired of having to wear a face mask? When the Covid 19 lockdowns began on March 13th I bet you had no idea we'd still be in some sort of lockdown on day 300. Yet here we are, with Covid 19 still a significant risk until enough people have had the vaccine to achieve herd immunity. Even if you take the vaccine right now, experts say you'll still have to wear a mask until the pandemic dies down. No-one's quite sure of the actual date, but we're expected...

Blog / 07.01.2021

Lord Howe Island, the island that sounds like an exotic place from a Charles Dickinson novel, lies 600km east of the mainland of Australia. This is one of many islands in the world that has been dubbed a ‘world heritage site’.  This means it has been recognized by UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) as being valuable in both its natural landmark and culture. Click here for more reading on this and to see what else is on the list. It is no wonder it has been listed...

Blog / 07.01.2021

A casino trip may sound like a trip to a gambling spree. But it is more than spending time on the game board. If you have not planned a casino trip before, this could be your opportunity to learn. Some of us learn from experience. So, if you are a first-timer, do not worry, this article will give you the necessary information that you need before you set out on that trip to Hobart, TAS. Hobart is one of the oldest cities in Australia. It is the capital of...

Blog / 05.01.2021

Dublin is one of the most visited cities in Europe, which is no surprise given the numerous attractions and vibrant atmosphere in the city. However, the capital city of Ireland isn’t exactly the cheapest destination to go to, especially if you’re looking to see the city’s most famous landmarks or trying out the local food and drinks. But don’t let this stop you – there are plenty of free things to do in Dublin that will satisfy your wanderlust!  Top Free Things to Do in Dublin Whether you’re saving your...

Blog / 05.01.2021

An outdoor adventure can be an exhilarating break from routine, and sometimes you don’t even have to travel too far to enjoy nature and your favorite outdoor activities. Camping, hiking, fishing, or canoeing are fun, relaxing, and energizing experiences you can typically do in your local area. However, when it comes to spending quality time outdoors, gear and logistics are a primary concern.  Finding the right gear can be an exhausting process, so read on for an overview of essential gear to pack for your next outdoor adventure.  Hiking Gear Hiking...