Travel apps that will save you money

In today’s technological savvy world, there’s lots of mobile apps out there that make backpacking so much easier – and they also will save you money. Check out my favourite mobile apps – and why they will give you extra cash to fund your travels.

E-visa guide for Australians

Needing to send your passport away for a visa is slowly starting to become a thing of the past as more and more countries come on board with e-visas and visas on arrival.

E-visas are visas that you apply for online. You enter your details, sometimes upload a photo, pay the fee and generally within a day or two you get your approval letter by email. It doesn’t guarantee you entry into a country but it means you have the necessary paperwork to enter when you front up to immigration.

Visas on arrival mean that when you turn up to a country, you can apply for a visa at the airport. It’s a simple process of filling out the paperwork, often providing a photo and paying the fee. In many cases such as Egypt and Jordan, a visa on arrival is merely just a formality to enter the country and all you do is pay a fee. read more

Hitchhiking through Central America

12953020_10208790311506236_208919783_oMeet Fanni Bartanics. Together with her travel buddy Suzy, Fanni is currently on an inspiring trip through Central America. Over the past few months, she has hitchhiked her way across Central America. Her travel blog My Seven Worlds aims to inspire, motivate and educate fellow adventurers about the world of travel and uncover the inner workings of why we travel and how it makes us who we are. Here she shares her tips on hitchhiking through Central America.

Travel doesn’t have to be expensive. With a little patience and flexibility, hitchhiking from place to place is a viable option. read more