Tag: Budget Travel

15 Best Travel Hacks to Travel Like a Pro

15 Best Travel Hacks to Travel Like a Pro

Want to travel smarter? These are the very best travel hacks, helping you to travel better, cheaper and for longer. Never know whether to fold clothes or roll them when packing? Want to know how to keep your valuables safe when backpacking? And how to 

Comuna 13, Medellin. From Notorious to tourist hot spot

Comuna 13, Medellin. From Notorious to tourist hot spot

Comuna 13. A place that evokes fear amongst many people. Everyone knows Colombia is safe to visit nowadays, but what about one of the most notorious districts in the world for warring drug Cartels? In a city famed for Colombia’s most famous citizen, Pablo Escobar, 

The best things to do in Oaxaca City, Mexico

The best things to do in Oaxaca City, Mexico

  What are the best things to do in Oaxaca City? Is two weeks too long to spend in Oaxaca? Where are the best places to stay on a budget in Oaxaca? Oaxaca is a city that begs to be explored. From the delicious local 

How to do a day trip to the Monarch butterfly reserves from Mexico City

How to do a day trip to the Monarch butterfly reserves from Mexico City

This guide will give you all the information you need to do a day trip to the Monarch butterfly reserves from Mexico City. Imagine being surrounded by thousands of butterflies high in the central mountains of Mexico. It’s a true natural spectacle that is unique 

The Ridiculous Adventure of Getting to Semuc Champney from Flores, Guatemala

The Ridiculous Adventure of Getting to Semuc Champney from Flores, Guatemala

I’d heard and read horror stories about the shuttle from Flores to Lanquin. “The worst experience of my life” and “A drive from hell” were common phrases but I didn’t actually think it was that bad. Maybe it was the local collectivo we’d been in 

10 Tips On How To Book The Best Hotel Anywhere And Avoid Overpaying

10 Tips On How To Book The Best Hotel Anywhere And Avoid Overpaying

Booking a great place to stay is a minefield. Will the bed be hard? Is there hot water? Will the bathroom be down a dark jungle path with snakes? True story. Even the experts get it wrong sometimes, but when you’re constantly travelling you get 

How to book cheaper accommodation and travel for FREE!

How to book cheaper accommodation and travel for FREE!

Ever wondered how people can afford to travel all the time? Think they must have secret rich parents or a lottery win nobody knows about? Well I’m here to tell you it’s easy to travel cheaper and even to travel for free. Yes free, like zero pennies. You don’t even have to have an Instagram following or a travel blog.

Getting from Tulum to Caye Caulker; the cheap/stupid option!

Getting from Tulum to Caye Caulker; the cheap/stupid option!

How to get from Tulum to Caye Caulker. There are many blog posts about how to get from Tulum to Caye Caulker with the various options and routes to take. Most go on to explain the option that takes the ferry from Chetumal to Caye 

5 day trips from Havana

5 day trips from Havana

Havana has so much to offer but even the most hardened tourist might need to take a day off from the busy city. Luckily there are some great places nearby that you can get to experience the ‘real Cuba’ away from the rest of the 

Not Cancun – The off the beaten track Yucatan Peninsular budget travel guide

Not Cancun – The off the beaten track Yucatan Peninsular budget travel guide

The Yucatan, Mexico, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Central America. While Cancun is famous for its all inclusive resorts, it’s not the best place to be a backpacker or for budget travel in Mexico. Cancun can be expensive and is a