Book your first trip abroad and the world will be your oyster.

Book your first trip abroad and the world will be your oyster.

It’s not avoiding potential dangers and hassles that is the hardest thing when you take your first trip abroad. It’s booking the actual ticket. Once you have taken your first trip abroad, the rest of your trips are so easy to realise.

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Tour cycling is the best.

Being a tour cyclist is the best.

When I was a teen and in my 20’s, I was mostly backpacking. But as I am getting older, I am increasingly choosing to travel by bicycle. Here is why I have become a tour cyclist:

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Make sure that your hotel window is closed.

Make sure that your hotel window is closed.

Theft from hotel rooms is rare. But when it happens, it mostly happens because of unlocked windows.

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Begpacking has been around for decades.

Begpacking has been around for decades.

2017 has seen a lot of debate about the so called begpackers. Many people seem to think that this is something new and only has to do with the young generation of today. But beg packing was also around when I was a teenager traveling the world 30 years ago.

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Ask me a travel question.

Ask me a travel question.

I have been on the road for 29 years. And I have visited more than 75 countries. So I know a fair bit about traveling and I am always happy to help fellow travelers if I can. More »