Three Reasons to Choose a Serviced Apartment Over a Hotel

by Agustin Rojas | Nov 7 2017

When you’re looking to book a trip away, whether it’s for a family holiday, a weekend break, or a business occasion, it can be easy to fall into the trap of just booking your go-to hotel without much thought. And, with hundreds of hotels in each major city, it’s easy

South East Asia Budget Travel: It’s About Discipline

by Agustin Rojas | Sep 6 2017

Budget travel in South East Asia is a really hot topic on the blogosphere. Here are some thoughts on the matter. It’s important to mention from the get-go that if you don’t prioritize saving over spending you will never make the leap over to places like Vietnam and Thailand. Yes,

Alternative destinations

by Agustin Rojas | May 19 2017

Do you want to stay in a destination that’s not necessarily full of tourists or other travellers? You want to get out there and see somewhere authentic not overloaded with crowds of people? I get you, some of these places are hidden gems, and though I also love the popular

Gap year ideas

by Agustin Rojas | Apr 1 2017

Though I have never taken a ‘gap year’ myself I have had so many people emailing and asking great locations to do this. A lot of people want to do something fulfilling and worthwhile with their time, not just sightseeing – they want to make a real difference and gain

The ultimate safari guide

by Agustin Rojas | Mar 21 2017

Whether you’re young or old, have a family or are travelling alone, i’m sure a safari is up there on your ‘trips of a lifetime’ list. Who doesn’t want to see lions, giraffes, elephants and rhino’s in their natural habitat, right? It’s so much more rewarding seeing them there than

Top beaches in europe

by Agustin Rojas | Feb 13 2017

Europe is fantastic. Full of so many incredible countries with such different cultures and stories and sights… and beautiful beaches. If you’re like me and you like to relax in the sunshine as a break from hitch-hiking and train-hopping and car sharing then these are my absolute favourite places in

Best trips in France

by Agustin Rojas | Dec 3 2016

I have been to France many times and it is still one of my favourite places on earth. The views, the food, the people… it really is an amazingly beautiful country. This is a list of experiences I have had myself but also that some of my friends have had

10 places to travel alone

by Agustin Rojas | Nov 25 2016

I have spent a lot of my travelling days alone, but sometimes that’s the best way to experience a place. You get to doing things you wouldn’t usually do and speaking to locals and other travellers and this often leads to the most exciting experiences! I made a list of

Is it really possible to beat jet lag?

by Agustin Rojas | Aug 25 2016

Many flights in a short amount of time can mean awful jet lag – it’s a killer, especially if you only have a certain number of days in a place. Long haul flights and a huge time difference to what you were used to before are the worst. It can