In one of my last articles, I talked about backpacking and staying in hostels. Yet hostels aren’t the only option for accommodation when backpacking or travelling on a budget. Couchsurfing is an idea and a website that’s taken off in recent years. Couchsurfing is for travellers who want to meet new people and perhaps save some money [...]
Having attended high school in Shanghai, this city was like a second home to me. Yet, it was a home that I would never become familiar with. Since its 2010 World Expo exhibition, the city thrived vigorously as skyscrapers sit shoulder-to-shoulder on the neon lit streets. Beside skyscrapers, you can also see gigantic luxurious brand stores [...]
Commute to and from school? Be sure to have these must-haves within your reach. It’s a cold world out there kids, so be a smart commuter and always be fully prepared. Keep yourself properly dressed, well nourished, and busy…
I’m a huge advocate for backpacking. Packing everything into one bag, staying in hostels and taking the road less travelled by is everything travelling means to me. Among young people, and university students in particular, backpacking seems the preferred mode of travel too – after all, it is the cheapest way of getting around on [...]
Backpacking across a country is a wonderful opportunity to explore a city and discover what you are truly made of. Backpacking provides unlimited flexibility with your itinerary, while keeping your cost down. This section we are going to discuss the essential items to take you with you to make your backpacking trip headache free.