The gtg’s top 10 tips to save cash when travelling

Being a terrible saver myself I have tried to think about a number of things that have helped me and people I know to get further for their dime. This is by no means… Continue reading

All the world’s a stage- A mini guide to some of my favourite world calendar events

  Los San Fermines Also known as the running of the bulls, held in Pamplona, Spain, this festival runs for just under two weeks at the Sanfermines Vaquillas in Pamplona, Spain. (Photo credit:… Continue reading

The controversy of ‘Corrida de Toros’- taking the bull by the horns

So far we’ve covered various aspects of what preparing for a trip entails and how to manage when you get there.This week I chose to indulge myself by focusing on one of my… Continue reading

Departure checklist Two

So ‘departure checklist one’ covered what to take with you. Well in this list I plan to cover what not to take with you like bad debt and a whole lot of worry… Continue reading

ET phone home-Keeping in touch

For any good old dysfunctional like myself it will be natural before leaving home to find yourself in periods of high and low level contact with family and friends. It is then safe… Continue reading

Working the UK and Ireland

As a British colonial (and a native English speaker) it is common for many Australians (Canadians and New Zealanders) and people from everywhere to spend some time in the British and Irish region.… Continue reading

Departure checklist

“Packing for travelling as a backpacker will always entail compromises because you will be limited in the amount of clothing and equipment you can take with you. When you’re buying a backpack/rucksack in… Continue reading

Say what? How to survive in a foreign country when you don’t speak the language

So as a globetrotter there is a high likelihood that your interests will potentially take you to country where English may or may not be commonly spoken and if so, only as a… Continue reading

My personal travel map

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Please have a look if you’re curious or have a question about a specific destination.


Holiday or Travel?

When setting off anywhere there will be a million things going through your mind. Even if it’s just how excited you are, how many different kinds of food or alcohol you plan to try,… Continue reading

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