Hygiene 101 – How Not to Reek

What is with people that have horrible hygiene? Seriously, it’s like 1 in 5 people staying in hostels have horrible BO. I can understand if you’ve been camping for two weeks straight, I would be worried if you didn’t stink … Continue reading

Prepaid Credit Cards – Receiving Money Abroad

Prepaid credit cards are a godsend. Money is one of those unfortunate evils in today’s world; no matter where you are in the world, you will need money as it is near impossible to travel without anything but the clothes … Continue reading

Fighting Hostel Boredom, Keep Yourself Entertained

Boredom is your number one enemy as a backpacker, or at least a close second after thieves. Chances are at some point, you will be stuck in your hostel for an extended period of time, whether it be due to … Continue reading

How to Get a Free Flight Home – Deportation

Deportation is almost never good, you’re forced out of a country that you may not want to leave. Chances are if you are an expatriate you will overstay your visa at some point or another and face deportation. But deportation … Continue reading

The Carrot Trick – Buying Food on the Cheap (Unethical)

The carrot trick is something I learned about while staying at ChiliBlue and was commonly used to get good food on the cheap. The carrot trick is just slightly more ethical than down right stealing the food but not by … Continue reading