Kuala Lumpur On a Budget

We spent 10 days in Kuala Lumpur and let me start by saying that 10 days in Kuala Lumpur is too long. We always tack on extra time at each destination we visit because we need to allow for the inevitable work days but realistically a long weekend in KL …

Money Talks Series – Part 4

We know there’s a huge interest in making money online and specifically in how individuals support their full time travel with online careers. We already told you how we make money but to further expand on the topic and to help answer some of those elusive questions with real information …

Ditch the Travel Agent, Plan A Low Cost Holiday for FREE

Until we decided to travel full time we had almost always visited other countries as part of a package holiday deal. We’ve spent so much money with Thomson over the years (I estimate around £14,000) that we should have been shareholders. Now I look back at all the places we …

Our First Travel Mistake

We’ve been on the road for 5 months in total but we’ve been backpacking with no return date for just over 3 months. Until last week we have been pretty damn proud of our travelling efforts. We haven’t been mugged, we haven’t had food poisoning and we have so far avoided …

Month 3: Budget and Expenses – Khanom / KL

In month three we moved to Khanom in Southern Thailand to spend a quiet month on the beach. It was everything we had hoped for and so much more! Not only did we have an amazing time spending our days wandering a gorgeous deserted beach, we also got a huge …

Money Talks Series – Part 3

We know there’s a huge interest in making money online and specifically in how individuals support their full time travel with online careers. We already told you how we make money but to further expand on the topic and to help answer some of those elusive questions with real information …

That Time We Lived In Paradise for £500 Per Month

For us Khanom was a happy accident. First we were supposed to go to Phuket but the more we heard about it the less excited we became. Instead we decided to go to Ko Samui but we couldn’t find a nice place to stay that fit our budget. It was …

Ko Samui: The Good, The Bad and the Plain Dangerous

Ko Samui is an Island off the East coast of Thailand which is hugely popular with tourists. Known for its reputation of being a party island, the sheer number of tourist resources available makes this destination great for those who want an easy trip which doesn’t require a huge amount of …

The Complete Guide to Starting your own Blog

Did you know that anybody can start a blog? You don’t need to be a fantastic writer or an expert in your industry to get started. You just need to have a passion for writing and a goal to work towards. You really can write a blog about anything, whether …

Should you Quit your Job to Travel?

We know what it’s like to read other people’s travel blogs and wonder whether it really is as easy as it seems. As you scroll through pages of pure wanderlust you see countless stories of faraway places that you could never visit in a lifetime if you had to hold …