3 Ways to Deal with Homesickness when Travelling

For months you can feel fine, then bam! You see a photo on Facebook of your family at Christmas and it hits you like a ton of bricks. Homesickness when travelling is going to happen. It’s kind of like getting the runs: you can’t avoid it no matter how many margherita pizzas you eat. Since…

The Other Side of the World – What’s it Like?

In our world, we not only have what we need, but we also have the opportunity to get what we want. What about the other side of the world? How often do you think about the other side of the world? I know for me, the answer was: as little as I can. There’s another…

3 Unexpected Reasons to Travel

You’ve heard it all before. You should travel because you’ll have new experiences and you’ll meet amazing new people. You should travel because you’ll pet a drugged up tiger in Thailand and it’ll “change your life”. Blah blah blah. You’ve heard it so many times before it’s become cliche. Its expected. Its boring. I think…

How much money do you need to Travel South East Asia?

Travelling costs money – there’s really no way around it. Either you need a huge wedge of savings, or you need a reliable income stream you can take anywhere in the world. Both are difficult to achieve and understandably stop scores from seeing the world every year. So, how much money do you need to…

Things to do in Koh Tao, Thailand

Koh Tao is the smallest and least frequented of the 3 tourist islands in the Gulf of Thailand. We just spent 2 weeks there – that’s actually far longer than most. This was partly to recover from horrific sunburn, but once we were able to go outside again, we realised there are many great things…

5 Ways to beat Travelling Boredom

If you’ve never experienced long term travelling before, you’ll likely be surprised by how much downtime you have. The fact is, unless you’re a millionaire or have the energy of a toddler, you just can’t be skydiving and white water rafting everyday. Travelling boredom is something you’re going to have to deal with. You might be…