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How to Provide Proof of Onward Travel: 8 Options Including the Fake Ticket Method

Proof of onward travel is becoming a very common and very annoying travel requirement. While on the road, you sometimes find yourself in situations where you simply can’t provide a legitimate onward ticket. Maybe you’re a spontaneous traveler and you don’t know where you’re going next. Maybe you plan to exit the country overland and …

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How to Avoid Pickpockets While Traveling

Pickpocketing is a common crime all over the world. These skilled thieves train for years to perfect their methods. They use sleight of hand, distraction, and misdirection to separate you from your money and belongings. Some work solo and some work in teams. In this guide, I explain how to avoid pickpockets while traveling and …

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The Best Debit Card and Credit Card for International Travel

After getting sick of paying bank fees, ATM withdrawal fees, and currency conversion fees, while traveling, I went shopping for the best debit card and credit card for international travel. After some trial and error, I believe I have found them. With these two cards, I have never been stranded without being able to get …

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Money Travel Tips: Banking, Saving, and Scams

One of the biggest hassles of travel is dealing with money. First, you must make sure that you can always access your money. This means dealing with banks, credit card companies, and ATMs. Next, you have to deal with money related inconveniences such as tipping, currency conversions, budgeting, and negotiating prices. Most importantly, you must …

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Backpack Vs Suitcase for Travel: Pros and Cons

Which type of luggage you choose depends on your destination and style of travel. For some trips, a backpack offers greater convenience. Sometimes a suitcase is the better option. This backpack vs suitcase pros and cons list is designed to help you decide which type of luggage is better suited for your trip. Backpack Pros …

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The Ultralight Travel Packing List for Men

By packing lightweight and quality gear with multiple uses, you can greatly reduce the weight and volume of your travel backpack. The end goal in switching to an ultralight style of travel is to pack all of your clothing and gear into a carry on-size bag without sacrificing anything in terms of functionality, comfort, fashion, …

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Solo Travel: Tips for Traveling Alone

The idea of traveling alone seems intimidating at first. After all, you have only yourself to rely on to make plans, manage your budget, organize transport, and make bookings. In this guide, I outline the most important solo travel tips to help you save money, stay safe, and make friends while traveling alone. Table of …

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How to Cook in a Hotel Room Without a Kitchen

While traveling, sometimes you just want to put together a quick, cheap meal and get on with your day. In this guide, I explain, step-by-step, how to cook in your hotel room without a kitchen. I outline exactly what tools you need to pack to prepare simple, cheap, and most importantly healthy meals. I also …

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Getting a Haircut While Traveling: A Men’s Guide

While traveling long term, you’ll find yourself in need of a haircut every month or so. When your hair starts looking a little scraggly, you have two options: You can visit a barbershop or you can cut your own hair. In this guide, I share my tips to help you get a decent, consistent, and …

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