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Travel Advice

Written by Kobus on December 22, 2010

Here you will find resources to help plan your trip and make the most of your time abroad. The most useful information we've learned during our years of traveling the world and wished we knew a decade ago.

Plan and Prepare: Research Document and create useful itinerariesBudget and Money: Managing finances, banking, saving and living cheaplyHealth and Saftey: vaccines first aid kits, insurance, crime and corruption
Overlanding: How to buy, rent and outfit a vehicle for long term travelWhile travelingcookingPhotography

Creating a Travel Budget

How to Create a Travel Budget

How to create a travel budget. Including calculating travel expenses, organizing and analyzing a travel budget to provide useful information.

Driving unknown roads

The Hazards of Driving Unknown Roads

Advice for staying safe when driving in foreign countries. Tips for dealing with potholes, animals in the road, speed limits, missing road signs, and driving at night.

travel insurance

The Truth about all Types of Travel Insurance

Travel insurance policies and how to chose between them, including travel medical or health, evacuation and repatriation, accidental death and dismemberment, trip cancellation and damaged or lost baggage.


Five Necessities to Survive Camping

Five ways to make sure that your next camping experience is a pleasant one, including easy methods and gear that helps you to stay warm, dry, well fed, free of bugs and critters and not bored.