August 22, 2014

6 Tips for Taking a Vacation to Hawaii

6 Tips for Taking a Vacation to Hawaii

With a range of activities and places to see, planning a trip to Hawaii can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help first-time visitors make the most out of their vacation without breaking the bank.   Visit During the Right Time Tourist season peaks during school holidays. This means crowded beaches in the […]

July 18, 2014

Top Things To Do in Gdansk, Poland

Top Things To Do in Gdansk, Poland

Gdansk, in Poland, sits on the Baltic Sea and is the capital of the Pomerania region of the country. Whilst Poland doesn’t immediately leap out as the trendiest summer vacation spot, Gdansk is popular so holiday insurance is a must. Culturally it’s very important and has a rich history, primarily being one of the invaded cities that […]

July 3, 2014

Would you rent a Wi-Fi Dog?

Would you rent a Wi-Fi Dog?

Wi-Fi Dogs/Travel We’ve all been there. On vacation. The hotel you’re staying at charges and arm and a leg to get Wi-Fi, so you do what any self-respecting stingy traveller would — you go on the hunt for the free stuff. Cafés, fast food joints, shopping centres — any of the usual haunts to get […]

March 3, 2014

A new travel idea: Local experiences for local prices

A new travel idea: Local experiences for local prices

As we told you earlier, in the post about the best things in Istanbul: “When you live somewhere, you get to know where the hidden gems are.” This is also one of the starting points of the new travel marketplace where locals offer experiences and their skills to travellers. If you love to explore the culture […]

December 26, 2013

The Miser’s Guide to Faro, Portugal

The Miser’s Guide to Faro, Portugal

Capital of the Algarve and the southernmost point in Portugal, the rustic city of Faro is often overlooked by budget travellers for points further north. And that’s a shame. Faro has plenty of freebies and low-cost activities to offer even the stingiest of travellers. Here’s a sampling of what’s on offer: The Old Town WIth […]