3 Ways to Keep in Touch With Your Parents While Backpacking

3 Ways to Keep in Touch With Your Parents While Backpacking Traveling the world during our younger years is liberating, to say the least. It helps us expand our psyche and learn about our surrounding environment more thoroughly - although, it often comes at a price. We’ve previously written about  how difficult it can be … Continue reading 3 Ways to Keep in Touch With Your Parents While Backpacking

How to Tell Your Folks You’re Moving Abroad

So you’re about to embark on your journey as a TEFL teacher: you’ve secured a cool job, found some cheap flights, made a checklist for your rucksack, and figured out your visa situation. Congratulations! Now all that’s left is the trickiest part: telling your parents without them totally freaking out. To be blunt, this is … Continue reading How to Tell Your Folks You’re Moving Abroad

Top Packing Mistakes of Rookie Travellers

Many rookie backpackers believe they need to invest in a whole new wardrobe before leaving home, but think again. That sweat-wicking insect-repelling ultra-lightweight quick-drying performance enhancing v-neck you got for *only* 55 bucks at REI? It’s still a $55 t-shirt. Remember that wherever you go chances are millions of people spend their entire lives there—local … Continue reading Top Packing Mistakes of Rookie Travellers

Late to the airbnb party..

Established in 2008, Airbnb has been around for a fair amount of years at this point. However, it wasn't until mid-2015 that I first used it. It was a brilliant choice! To anyone that doesn't know what Airbnb is, it's an online platform that allows people to list and rent a huge range of properties … Continue reading Late to the airbnb party..

Learning Korean (Hangul)

Being born and raised in Wales, different languages have always been present in my day to day life. That sounds a lot more exotic than it actually is! Everyone in Wales is required to learn Welsh until he/she finishes school, so basically, I always had to study that in addition to the standard French and … Continue reading Learning Korean (Hangul)