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The Ultimate Guide to Seeing Broadway's Musicals on a Budget

The Ultimate Guide to Seeing Broadway's Musicals on a Budget

When in New York City you might have the urge to go see some theatre. There is really something for everyone. Here are some tips to help you save your pennies so maybe you can pack in more than one on your trip to New York City!

Tips on how to win in person Broadway lotteries to shows like The Book of Mormon and Wicked as well all the hidden secrets to finding cheap Broadway tickets.

Ultimate Guide To Volunteering Overseas

Ultimate Guide To Volunteering Overseas

My very first time volunteering I was a young 18-year old. It was my very first solo trip around the world and I had chosen to spend three months in Ecuador volunteering with street kids and improving my Spanish. I hadn’t saved very much money for this trip, about $20,000 for a full year of travel after flights and needed to find ways to travel cheaper for longer. That was my start in volunteering while travelling and I personally think that it can be a very rewarding experience for you and the cause you are trying to help as long as you do your research and enter into it for the right reasons.

A Day Trip To Semuc Champey

A Day Trip To Semuc Champey

If you’re up for a 6 hour bumpy ride into the middle of the Guatemalan jungle then I would suggest staying in Lanquin for 2 or 3 days, relaxing poolside at Zephyr Lodge and doing a day trip to Semuc Champey. The highlight of my time in Lanquin was visiting the Kam’ba cave system during the Semuc Champey day trip and putting on my Indiana Jones hat for a couple of hours. It was so much fun and months later I have not been able to stop talking about.

Hostel Packing Essentials

Hostel Packing Essentials

I’ve written a lot recently about my hostel experienceswhat they’re like and some great ones to stay in. One important topic to cover is the essentials specific to hostels that you should make sure to pack when traveling and planning to stay in a hostel.

Some of these might already be obvious to you but hopefully you’ll pick up on some new items. I’ve covered what you should definitely pack and some things that I read on other “must pack” lists that I didn’t really need. These are my hostel essentials only so doesn’t cover the basics for every trip like clothes and adaptors etc. 

Laguna De Apoyo - The Resort For Budget Travelers

Laguna De Apoyo - The Resort For Budget Travelers

Laguna de Apoyo is a crater lake said to be the result of Volcano Apoyo imploding on itself over 20,000 years ago. It is 48 square kilometres and the deepest point has been measured at 200 metres. It gets deep very quickly but is naturally warm and filled with volcano mineraly goodness. Like many beaches in Central America, the lake has a black sand beach.

Top Travel Websites For Planning A Trip

Top Travel Websites For Planning A Trip

If you've ever thought that planning a vacation and booking a flight yourself was too difficult and complicated then check out these travel websites which I use personally to plan and book my own trips.

How To Have a Successful (Temporary) Travel Partnership

How To Have a Successful (Temporary) Travel Partnership

Meeting other travellers on the road can be one of the most enjoyable parts of travelling. As a solo traveller, it can also be a great opportunity to band together for a time, giving each other company and sharing costs.

Here’s some advice to help you succeed in your new travel duo or trio.

 

How to Budget and Save for Your Trip

How to Budget and Save for Your Trip

When I made the decision to head off on a long-term trip I had to first work out how much it was likely to cost me, how much I wanted to save and if I was willing to work on the road. Once I knew what my saving goal was I then set out to work out achievable ways to get there.