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Travel Tips / 16.08.2018

In the past decade, the emergence of mobile technology has made travel an infinitely easier task. All of a sudden, you had a computer in your pocket which could be used to look up directions, check out restaurant reviews, and even produce scannable boarding passes. For all the advantages the smartphone gave travelers, it came with its own set of issues. From security risks to usability concerns, its widespread use isn’t without its problems. The advent of the smartwatch has taken use of mobile technology on the road to the...

Travel Tips / 04.08.2018

It’s official: you’ve planned a road trip with you and your friends, and you couldn’t be more psyched. Before you start planning out your itinerary, though, it’s important to make sure the chariot you’ll be driving will hold up to the enormous amount of punishment you’ll be dealing out to it soon. If you are taking your own ride instead of renting a car, here's how to prepare your car for a road trip before departing on the summer adventure of a lifetime. Get a Bluetooth code scanner There’s nothing more...

Travel Tips / 26.07.2018

After years of putting it off in favour of furthering your career, you are finally ready to take a sabbatical from your life to explore the world. Before you jump on a plane in search of adventure, though, there are a few essential big trip preparations you’ll need to make first. Let’s discuss them below. Shop for travel essentials While you will need to greatly simplify your life before hitting the road, there are supplies you’ll need to buy beforehand that you may not currently own. 70L backpacks, money belts, and...

Travel Tips / 19.06.2018

After a couple nights of living it up in Thailand, you wake up with a tickle at the back of your throat – oh no. Over the course of the ensuing day, your health deteriorates into a cold or worse, a vicious case of the flu. Or when you’re out on the town in Mexico, you trip over a cobblestone and wreck your left foot, leaving you unable to walk. These situations stink, but they happen to every traveller eventually. In this article, we’ll discuss how to deal with illnesses...

Travel Tips / 11.06.2018

We now live in a world where most types of office work no longer need to be completed behind a desk in a fixed location. In virtually every corner of the globe, wi-fi and connections fast enough to be usable exist. This means that professionals of all kinds are now able to get their work done wherever they want, be it in a coffee shop in Boston or at a beach bar in Koh Lanta, Thailand. As exciting as this may be, a big hurdle exists for would-be digital nomads...

Travel Tips / 09.06.2018

So, you finally made up your mind – you want to travel overseas and see what the world is like beyond the borders of the good ‘ol USA. We’re thrilled for you, as the wonders you will witness will invariably change your life for the better. However, there are practicalities you need to consider before throwing your rucksack over your shoulder and hitting the trail – we’ll cover the basics of the preparations you need to make before travelling abroad in today’s blog. Rent out your place Before you can even think...

Travel Tips, USA / 07.06.2018

Summer is here, and with it, outdoor enthusiasts everywhere are making plans to head into the wilds of America in search of adventure. If you are new to this, however, know that a good deal of planning goes into putting together a safe and awesome trek. Below, we’ll go over a few key points you need to keep in mind before you go on a summer hike in the backcountry with your buddies. Acquire trail-friendly food/drink If you are heading into the bush for anything longer than an afternoon, you’re going to...

Travel Tips / 03.06.2018

Your long-awaited vacation is just days away, and you can’t wait. There’s just one problem, though – you’ve taken up vaping to replace your smoking habit, and you’re unsure how to travel and vape responsibly. In this blog, we’ll share what factors you need to consider when it comes to vaping etiquette abroad, from the airport to the beach. Flying with your vaping kit Airports and airlines have adopted the same protocol towards vaping as they have with smoking. This means vaping is strictly prohibited on board all flights. We know what...

Travel Tips / 06.05.2018

Most travelers hit the road until their savings run low (or out), forcing them to return home and get a job. However, what if you could fund your travels as you go? This has become easier to do in recent years – below, we’ll share how to make money as you travel. Teach English as a second language In a global world, knowledge of English has taken on greater importance than ever before. As such, opportunities have opened up in countries around the world to teach the language you have spoken...

Blog, Travel Tips / 06.03.2018

The Pacific Northwest is an absolute gem for out-of-towners, but perhaps doesn’t always make the proverbial “list” of top tourist spots in the country. However, this actually spells good news for those looking to check out the likes of Oregon and the rest of the nearby Cascadia region. Noted for its natural beauty, endless things to do outdoors and friendly locals, perhaps one of the best parts about visiting the state is that it isn’t crowded. Plenty to see and room to roam, visiting Oregon is a far cry...