Money Matters: How much does it cost to travel in Madagascar?

The large majority of species in Madagascar are found nowhere else on earth. No surprise Madagascar is a paradise for nature and wildlife lovers. Famous sights include...

Money and backpacking: How to keep your money safe while traveling?

Mexican misadventures
After working 3 part-time jobs you finally managed to save up enough money for your backpacking dream trip. But I'm sure no one told you...

Money Matters: Costs of first-time backpacking in Thailand

Thailand: a country that doesn't really need an introduction. We all know it has delicious food, welcoming people and gorgeous white beaches. It is...

Great hospitality at the Hera Hotel in Athens, Greece

View rooftop Hera
With the beautifully illuminated Acropolis Hill behind me I walked towards the entrance of the Hera Hotel. The two Greek flags above the hotel doors...

Responsible travel gear: O My Bag, beautiful eco-bags from India

Imagine a brand that makes the most beautiful eco-leather bags in the world. Bags that are produced fair. Bags that give you an instant...

How to go local while traveling?

Dinner at someone’s home in Kenya, an all-night karaoke session with Japanese students in Tokyo and playing checkers with taxi drivers in China: for...

Money Matters: Costs of backpacking in Colombia

Colombia is an upcoming  travel destination in South America. It has loads to offer from surfing and beaching to jungle trekking and mountains. And let's not...

Money Matters: How much does it cost to travel in Ecuador?

Ecuador has it all: Go on an adventure in the Andes, explore the colonial towns or visit the famous Galapagos islands. But, how much...

Money Matters: Costs of backpacking in Bolivia

Boat Bolivia
Bolivia is one of the coolest and cheapest destinations in South America. Tapashia and Ashvin visited Bolivia during a longterm backpacking trip in South America...