Useful Phrases in Southeast Asia

Below is a list of useful phrases that might come in handy on your next trip to Southeast Asia. Today we have Indonesian / Thai/ Malay Edition. English Indonesian Thai Malay How are you? Apa kabar? sa-bai dee mai / sa-bai dee Apa khabar? Do you speak English? Bisa berbicara Bahasa Inggris? Khuṇ phūd p̣hās̄ʹā…

Achieve your travel goals with good planning

Have you come down with a serious case of Wanderlust? You want to do and see everything that is possible, but you feel overwhelmed with the amount of things you want. Or you just simply don’t know where to start your planning. Here is a very simple planning routine idea you can use : Do…

10 Secrets Airlines Don’t Tell You

1 . Best prices for plane ticket you will get shopping on Tuesday through Thursday and the best days to pick the flight on,  are from Tuesday through Saturday (less business clients travel on those days). 2 . Airlines want people to pay for upgrades, so don’t expect them for free. There is always a…

10 things I wish I’d known before my first Solo Travel

Do your Research.  You need to be prepared and have an idea of what the culture there is like. What are the Do’s and Don’ts and all the law restriction. Be ready to be surprised and research your destination. Do not over-plan things. In most cases solo travel tends to be cheaper. I didn’t have to cater to…

How to avoid losing a Luggage

You’re standing at a baggage carousel for like forever, slowly loosing all hope. What to do now? We all know that sense of panic when we realize that our bag is gone. Make sure you are ready. Try to prevent this situation. Losing a Bag pretty much sucks for everyone. Its a Pain, taking out time…

Where to Go in 2017. 7 Underrated Travel Gems

Cape Town, South Africa takes the top spot on this list this year. Cape Town arguably has the best city vibes, best mountains for hiking, best seaside, and the best  nature – All in one. There is so much you have to see and do. City is dominated by the iconic Table Mountain, which serves as a…

How to Stay Safe as a Solo Traveler

Traveling solo can be an intimidating experience, But, the reality is that this is the most rewarding and amazing adventure you could get in life.  Traveling Solo shouldn’t stop you from going anywhere. It  is one of the most incredible gifts We can give Ourselves in life. The unknown is very scary, but you aren’t the first person to…

Why Solo Travel?

The most common comment I hear is, ‘Wow, you’re doing it alone. That’s so brave.’ Friends told me they didn’t think they could do something like this. But People fail to understand that we are never really alone.  I meet more people when I’m traveling alone than when I was traveling with a friend. Why you should travel solo…

Driving a motorbike. Bali Road Etiquette

The first thing you will notice on arrival in Bali will probably be a huge amount of Scooters passing you. I am used to driving a car, and I don’t want to get knocked off a scooter, but there is something so amazing about driving this little machine. Driving a scooter is simply the best way to…

Make a Flight more Comfortable. Tips!

We’re all acquainted with the discomforts of flying. Most annoying things like small seats, dry air, cold cabins can drive us crazy.  Here are a few ways to feel like you’re in first class – when you’re actually flying economy. Before you check-in ask about upgrades. If staff have an overbooked flight with a tight seating arrangement, they may try…

Discount airlines in Europe

Most popular discount airlines in Europe sell their tickets over their website or over the phone, and they are not available to buy at travel agents. Most ticket are ticket-less. You need to just turn up at the check-in desk or at the departure gate with your passport and confirmation number on a print-out of your e-ticket or on your phone…

Stolen or Lost Phone. What to Do.

Here are some tips that will help you find your phone: Call and Text your Phone. You may be lucky and person who found the phone,  will return it to you. Maybe Offer a reward. Once a phone’s SIM card is removed, there is nothing you can do to trace or retrieve it. Contact Your Carrier. Your carrier…

Ultimate Carry-On

My first real longer trip was in 2009 and I had no idea what I was doing. I packed so many random things I never needed, and forgot to take even basic stuff. Now no matter where in the world I travel to, my carry-on packing routine is nearly always the same and simple. You…

The best way to avoid Travel Scams

Sadly people love to take advantage of naive tourists. If you’re not careful, it’s easy to get into shady situations. Most travelers think they are to smart to get ripped off. The truth is… it happens to all  of us. No matter how prepared you think you are, there is always a chance something can happen. Its better to at least be…

Hostel etiquette

The hostel life is something that most travelers will experience at some point. Making friends is easy but keeping them can be hard. Lets talk about it. The unwritten rules of Hostel Life. It used to amaze me how many people do not know the etiquette while staying at a Hostel, which is very often just…

General Travel Tips and Tricks

These are the best travel tips and tricks I have gathered along the way Travel with a hand baggage. If you can try to avoid checking a bag. Instead travel light and go straight to your gate, avoiding long queues at the check-in desks (check in online from home and print your own boarding pass, or even…

You think you are TOO POOR to Travel! NOPE

You think you’re too poor to travel? I’ve heard it very often when I was talking about my travels with other people. Majority of people thinks their situation is special and they are not able to do things they wish they could. We all make excuses, because its so much easier, then sit down and plan how we can…

Get a room!

There’s something about getting a place off the beaten path. There are plenty of ways to save money on accommodation and experience something different then empty soulless hotel room. People are always looking for more exciting & the cheapest value for accommodation they can find. Here are few websites I found and used: CouchSurfing.com – you can make arrangements and stay for free…

My Handy Travel Apps

Tripit – TripIt is a free travel organizer app. You’ll never have to dig through your printed, paper itineraries again. TripIt links to your e-mail account and picks up every confirmation number that comes into your inbox. Any flight, hotel, or even dinner reservation that contains a confirmation number will be put into an organised…