Tip 8: Eat where the locals eat

Tip 8: Eat where the locals eat

One thing I have learned during my travels is that you find the best food by following the locals. Anytime you find a restaurant is favored by locals it is worth trying. On the other hand, I would advise you to steer clear of places…

Tip 7: Do not overpack

Tip 7: Do not overpack

I’m sure we have all been there, returning home from a trip with half of the items you’ve packed still unused. I certainly know I’ve done this more times than I care to remember. Do you know that “what if” feeling while you are packing?…

Tip 6: Take reviews with a grain of salt

Tip 6: Take reviews with a grain of salt

Don’t get me wrong, reviews can be really useful, and I always check out reviews on accommodation, excursions, restaurants and such. However, I never trust the reviews blindly and have learned to read between the lines. First of all, I trust the masses; meaning that…

Tip 5: Check your roaming settings

Tip 5: Check your roaming settings

Just like so many other things, mobile phones have also revolutionized travel. You basically have the world in your pocket – you can snap a picture just like that, keep in touch with friends and family wherever you are, check addresses, opening hours, etc. on…

Tip 4: Always wear sunscreen

Tip 4: Always wear sunscreen

I cannot even begin to tell you have many times I’ve managed to burn myself thinking there’s no risk of burning on a cloudy day. I am fair skinned and have the red hair gene, which makes me very susceptible to burning. But even if…

How to survive a long-haul flight?

How to survive a long-haul flight?

I have lived through a fair share of long-haul flights. Everyone who’s ever flown for more than 10 hours knows that it can be a bit of a drag. Personally, I don’t mind long flights as long as I come well prepared. How you dress…

Tip 3: Travel insurance is your best friend

Tip 3: Travel insurance is your best friend

You can save in several ways when traveling but insurance is not something to skimp on. There are four types of coverage that can be included in travel insurance: trip cancellation and interruption insurance, baggage and personal items coverage, emergency medical insurance, and accidental death…

My favorite travel resources

My favorite travel resources

I am sure everyone has their own favorite travel resources, but I decided to share mine. Travel planning and booking transport, accommodation, activities and restaurants has become super easy in the digital age. Sometimes, however, you may feel overwhelmed by all the options that are…

Tip 2: Only make a rough itinerary

Tip 2: Only make a rough itinerary

…and never stick to it religiously My view when it comes to planning your stay in any destination is that less is more. It does make sense to make some kind of plan or list of things you would like to see and do during…

New blogpost series

New blogpost series

I decided to start a new weekly blogpost series, called Tuesday travel tip. The idea is that I will post a tip every Tuesday based on something I have learned when traveling. Let’s see how many tips I come up with, once I run out,…