India is a perfect country for backpackers: it is exotic, beautiful and diverse. At the same time, India can be a very challenging destination that may quickly wear you down. Here are a few survival tips to make your stay more enjoyable.
Ah, smart phones. They’ve permanently changed the way we travel, but they don’t help much if you don’t know what to do with them. Here are some free Android apps that I’ve found very helpful during my months on the road.
Trains offer a relatively comfortable, cheap and environmentally friendly way of transport all around the world. Still, long train journeys can get tedious. Here are a few ways to fight the dullness.
Something about train traveling fascinates me. Maybe it’s the idea how you lock yourself out of the outside world for multiple hours. You sit, loll and walk around in this weird chain of wheeled rooms. Without a Wi-Fi, the only means of wasting time are those that you’ve packed with you. And although you cannot go outside, you still get great, slowly changing views from the windows.
Many travel destinations offer spectacular hiking possibilities, but long-term travelers might be worried if they got the necessary gear needed for hiking. Here are few basic tips that can make your occasional hiking trips more enjoyable.
Unless you’re going to inherit a large sum of money or count on winning a lottery, your travel budget won’t appear in your bank account overnight. Instead, saving money for traveling depends on little decisions that will have a larger impact on the long run.
Most guides for travel preparations focus on the equipment and necessary documents. But what about the stuff you pack inside your skull?
What should you pack for a long journey? I cannot give you a definite answer, but I can share my own list with you.