Scared of “Roughing it”? Travel to these 5 Countries instead.

When I say “budget travel” or “hostel” or “street food” does it conjure images of bedbugs, 12-person dorm style sleeping arrangements, and eminent food poisoning? If I’m right on the nose then this post is specifically for YOU. While I would never turn down a travel opportunity at the expense of having to rough it, … More Scared of “Roughing it”? Travel to these 5 Countries instead.

Score the Cheapest Flights for Any Destination

The most common question I receive as a frequent traveller is “How do you find affordable flights?!”. Finding cheap flights is absolutely essential as a budget traveller and using the right apps they aren’t too difficult to find. I compiled a list of all the apps and websites I use to find dirt cheap international … More Score the Cheapest Flights for Any Destination

Viva La Cuba: Caribbean waters, cigars, and coffee galore

Traveling in Cuba Cuba. The destination left unknown and unexplored for many American travelers. Between the confusing U.S. and Cuba relations and the roundabout means you take to get there as a tourist, it is a more difficult backpacking destination.  The political climate between the U.S. (or Estados Unidos) and Cuba has been cold since … More Viva La Cuba: Caribbean waters, cigars, and coffee galore

Vietnam-Road Trip Edition

When travelling in Vietnam you have a few different options for transportation. I’m not talking about “within the city” transportation I’m talking about “exploring the country” transportation. The 6 hour+ drives between cities is something many travelers don’t think about or they forget how long of a country Vietnam is. It’s 36 hours of driving … More Vietnam-Road Trip Edition

Bali on a Budget: A Backpackers Paradise

Bali is one of those rare places in the world that can pass as both a backpackers destination and a honeymooners paradise. Everyone knows about Bali’s pristine sandy shores,  beach bungalows and the luxurious resorts. All inclusive packages are **cheap** (by resort standards, not my standards), but in America the budget travelers appeal to Bali … More Bali on a Budget: A Backpackers Paradise

Our Ring Road Trip

When starting to plan our Icelandic vacation we couldn’t decide which region we wanted to focus on. Reykjavik is the bustling city center that most tourists focus their time on, but we were in search of a more nature-centered vacation. The south has the glaciers and black sand beaches, the east has dramatic mountain landscapes, … More Our Ring Road Trip

Iceland on a Budget

Iceland is famous among travellers for dramatic lava field landscapes, volcanic hot springs, and being the land of 1,000 waterfalls. It also earned itself the reputation of being a rather expensive backpacker destination. Food, spirits, and supplies come with a hefty price tag as most things must be imported to the island. On top of … More Iceland on a Budget