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Vietnam VISA Advice

Vietnam VISA Advice

VISA Requirements for Vietnam So, depending on when you read this a few aspects of the VISA requirements might have changed. Currently, as of March 2017, residents from these countries; Belarus Denmark Finland France Germany Italy Japan Norway Russia South Korea Spain Sweden United Kingdom will be granted 15 days free VISA on arrival to Vietnam. After the 15 days you will need to apply for a VISA extension. This service currently has no plans to extend beyond 31 June 2017….

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Why You Should Haggle

Why You Should Haggle

Haggling is an art, learn it! In western society, haggling a lower price than advertised is not a common endeavour. That’s why it can seem so difficult and sometimes uncomfortable to do, no matter where you are. But hopefully this post will give you a bit of insight into how and why you should haggle! So, you’re likely to be shopping at local stalls, shops and business’ where you will be paying a ‘tourist’ price. It doesn’t take much to…

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Top 5 Free Travel Apps

Top 5 Free Travel Apps

Top 5 Travel Apps So after being away for a few weeks and having all sorts of apps recommended to me, I present my top 5 travel apps that are a must. All of the apps I will recommend are 100% free and do not cost to download, however some may require data in order to work. So, what are the top 5 travel apps that I recommend? 1. Maps.me I hadn’t heard of Maps.me until a week into my…

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Taxis in Thailand

Taxis in Thailand

Tips for getting taxis in Thailand So, after my last post where I discussed Tuk Tuk’s in Thailand I felt it was necessary to make a post about taxis. This is from experience in Thailand, but will apply worldwide! Metered Taxi I would recommend always looking for taxis that have the words ‘Metered’ on them. They should be coloured in bright pink – the king’s colours! These will have, obviously, meters inside that will run the cost of the trip…

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Tuk Tuk’s in Thailand

Tuk Tuk’s in Thailand

Tip #1 – Tuk Tuk’s Tuk Tuk taxis are an extremely popular and fun looking vehicle to quickly get around on. But, there are many that are designed to scam you and take you to places you either do not wish to visit or do not wish to hand money over for. You may find, as I did, that a local Thai person will start making conversation with you – good English too. They will start talking about anything making…

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Top 5 GoPro Accessories for Travelling

Top 5 GoPro Accessories for Travelling

Top 5 GoPro Accessories To Take Travelling These are my top 5 GoPro Accessories that I would recommend every to take travelling! Obviously some of these would be redundant depending on where you plan to travel and where you might the using your GoPro. 1. Floaty Hand Grip This is an ultimate when travelling, but not if you are only visiting cities, urban areas with no bodies of water. It serves as a grip and will steady your shots compared…

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Travelling Essential: Portable Charger

Travelling Essential: Portable Charger

Why I would put a portable charger in my Travelling Essentials list! As much as we hate having our lives ruled by small electronic devices, we will always find ourselves carrying one or another – typically a phone and a camera. So charging these devices can be a pain, especially if you’re out away from a plug socket. This is where a portable charger, or Power Bank, can come in extremely handy! So, why would I put a portable charger in…

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Tip #2 – How to utilise SkyScanner

Tip #2 – How to utilise SkyScanner

How to use SkyScanner Fully! SkyScanner has been a godsend for me when checking for flights. It’s fully comprehensive, easy to use and professional looking site has enabled me to get the best deal available! So, how to get the most out of the website? SkyScanner Website: Website SkyScanner Mobile: Mobile App This is the page you will be greeted with once hitting up SkyScanner.net – a couple of options and preferences are given to you; return or one way (or even…

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Tip #1 – Planning: Booking Flights 7 Tips

Tip #1 – Planning: Booking Flights 7 Tips

Tips for finding those perfect or cheap flights! Flights can be very expensive. Especially if you wish to travel on a decent day of the week and at a convenient time in the day, for example; 4pm Saturday! However, I have some tips for you to save money by booking cheap flights so you can spend more when you’re travelling! Before that, I would recommend using SkyScanner.net as your flight checker – a very good, reliable and professional site. 1. Book…

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