Living in Argentina – Advice From an Expat

Living in Argentina – Advice From an Expat

Argentina sits at the bottom of the world, far from any international flight hub, and embroiled in economic problems that sometimes make visitors nervous. It's a little bit off the beaten track. But Argentina is not only a fascinating, exciting, and incredibly huge...

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Wanderlust Books: Inspiring Non-fiction Travel Writing

Wanderlust Books: Inspiring Non-fiction Travel Writing

I enjoy travel books. Tales of adventures in countries I've never been to by people I can only admire always seems to give me the travel bug. But I use guide books more for pure on-the-spot reference and I use travelogues as entertainment. Books that inspire you to...

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Digital Nomad Packing List – Essential Travel Items

Digital Nomad Packing List – Essential Travel Items

Showing off your travel gear is a bit of a thing at the moment so I thought I’d add my own collection and show you what's in my backpack. I’ve been travelling for over 20 years and more or less follow the nomad lifestyle. I’ve...

Digital Nomad Checklist 2019

Digital Nomad Checklist 2019

So you want to be a digital nomad? Or maybe you’re already there but you need a checklist. A list of the important stuff for location independent travel and work. Digital nomadism is for people serious about their businesses. It's not about running to the airport for...

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Gifts For Writers & Aspiring Travel Bloggers

Gifts For Writers & Aspiring Travel Bloggers

Writing is a creative outlet that rewards in many ways. It can help writers communicate concepts to an audience and even help writers make sense of the ideas in their heads. There's nothing better than putting thoughts down on paper (or computer screen) to know...

The Best Travel VPNs – Reviewed

The Best Travel VPNs – Reviewed

If you travel and use WiFi to access the internet you need a VPN. It’s relatively easy to snoop on a public WiFi network and a good hacker can easily capture your credit card details by monitoring the unencrypted connection between your web browser or app and a...

6 Of The Best WordPress Themes For Travel Blogs

6 Of The Best WordPress Themes For Travel Blogs

Although times are changing and pretty everyone is becoming more tech savvy, Travel bloggers still fall into the non-techie category when it comes to websites. Building a website from scratch is not an easy task. Even customizing your website's HTML and style code...

BegPackers And The Lure Of Free Funded Travel

BegPackers And The Lure Of Free Funded Travel

The definition of begpacker (beg-packer) is someone who attempts to save money by asking locals and other foreigners to fund their travels. Actually, that’s my definition. The dictionary hasn’t arrived yet. But it will. Begpacking is trending. And that’s a sad fact of...

Top 10 reasons to learn Latin American Spanish

Top 10 reasons to learn Latin American Spanish

Why learn Spanish and why in particular, should you learn the variety of Spanish spoken in Latin America?Native speakers in Latin America outnumber the native speakers in Spain by around 10 to 1 but that's not the only reason. Our advice is to focus on the target...

Bangkok Photo Tours: Get The Best Shots In BKK

Bangkok Photo Tours: Get The Best Shots In BKK

I have to admit, I’m not a great photographer. My camera makes my photos look good. Or rather, the camera helps make it look like I know what I'm doing. I spent a year and a half in Bangkok and took some amazing (in my own words) photos. Purely by accident, I assure...

Spanish Terms of Endearment For Your Latin Lover

Spanish Terms of Endearment For Your Latin Lover

Spanish might not get everyone's vote for most romantic language in the world (French generally wins that accolade) but it's certainly vying for the top spot. Latinos are generally regarded as some of the sexiest people around. How they express themselves through...

The Hipster Guide to Dublin: Avocados, Beards, & Coffee

The Hipster Guide to Dublin: Avocados, Beards, & Coffee

Dublin is my hometown. And I’ve spent enough time away (12-15 years) in the last 20 years to witness drastic differences in the capital city of Ireland. Back in 2007 Dublin was invaded by the Polish. Our hard-working newly paid-up members of the EU came in their...

Why I Travel – Seeing The World Made Me a Better Me

Why I Travel – Seeing The World Made Me a Better Me

It’s a few years ago now but my 25th birthday was a milestone, as it is for most people. It’s the quarter century and I had plans to spend it on top of the world. The morning of my birthday I woke up in a stone refuge not too far from the summit of Jebel Toubkal, in...

The Philippines for Digital Nomads

The Philippines for Digital Nomads

Let’s start with the bad stuff. The traffic is awful. Filipino cities are the epitome of gridlock. Traffic moves slower than a glacier and it’s a common problem in every large city. Too many cars and no infrastructure. The heat is intense and relentless (30 degrees...