Money Talks Series – Part 2

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 …

The Person Who Wrote Our Guidebook is an Idiot

“Uninspiring Surat Thani is of use only as a jumping-off point for trips to Ko Samui, Ko Pha Ngan and, at a pinch, more distant Ko Tao.” Ouch. I read this line in our guidebook whilst we were still in Chiang Mai after I had just booked for us to spend …

Month 2: Budget and Expenses – Chiang Mai

Month two saw us spending a second month in our adopted home of Chiang Mai. We stayed on to undertake some volunteer work in a local dog shelter and the daily routine of getting up for work has made this place really feel like home, though it has reminded us …

Review: The Galare Thong Tower Condominium

We stayed in the Galare Thong for two months and got to know both the complex and the surrounding area very well. Overall we really enjoyed our stay there and would recommend it to people who want to travel on a backpackers budget but without staying in hostels and who …

Volunteering in Chiang Mai

Whilst we were living in Chiang Mai we were determined to undertake some volunteer work but it turns out that it’s not quite that easy… First up in the things I didn’t know about life – most organisations want you to pay to volunteer with them. This is to cover the cost of …

Money Talks Series – Part 1

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 …

Eating Chiang Mai

We have lived in Chiang Mai for two months and somewhere along the way it accidentally became an eating trip. The food here is incredible and even on the days we tried to limit our food intake somehow we managed to pig out again! We’re packing up to move on tomorrow and …

Why it’s cheaper to travel than to stay at home

We used to own a house. A really, really nice house. We hate that house. For many people owning their own house is the ultimate goal and it was for us too. We were so excited when we realised that we could afford to buy our ‘forever house’ early on and …

Our first visit to a CAT CAFE

When we were planning our mammoth trip to Asia we probably should have been really excited about getting to experience new cultures that differ hugely from our own or meeting lots of new and interesting people – that would probably be normal. Instead all we could think about was finding …

How We Make Money Online

This is our first article about travel finances and I expect that it’s something that will evolve over time as we learn more and adapt to being self-employed. We’ve spent the best part of two years studying other travel blogs and looking for the secrets to making money on the …