Getting Started

Getting ready to embark on an epic journey around the world can be a daunting task. The Goats On The Road are here to help. We’ve done it… multiple times, and in this section you can get a little help from experienced travellers. Even if you’re already experienced, you’ll still find some new ideas here.



How To Find Cheap Flights

10 Brilliant Hacks To Save Big Money On Airfare

Perhaps one of the most frustrating things about booking travels is seeing the cost of flights fluctuating up and down. Just when you think you’ve found a great deal, you realize that it’s much cheaper on another booking engine, or just after you book your flight, the price goes down by 20% for no apparent ...
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How To Travel The World For a Year On Just $5,000

Back in 2008 when we quit our jobs and started travelling full-time, we saved around $30,000 USD between us because we were able to sell a house, a car and our belongings. On top of that, we were able to work overtime and were lucky to have well paid jobs. But not everyone has the ...
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50 Visa Free Countries For Travellers & Digital Nomads

This is the ultimate list of visa free countries for backpackers, travellers, digital nomads and remote workers. I’ve created this list because we know how frustrating visa research can be. You’ve chosen the perfect travel destination and started to plan and prepare for an epic trip. But, in many places in the world, you can’t ...
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10 Priceless Travel Hacks We Use All The Time

Dariece and I have been on the road for nearly 10 years and over that time, we’ve figured out some pretty useful tricks that save us a ton of time, money and stress while we’re on the road. Here is our list of 10 awesome travel hacks that we use frequently. Have a look and ...
Keep In Touch While Travelling

5 Cool Ways To Stay in Touch With Family While Travelling

While travelling, it’s not always easy to keep in touch with friends and family. When we first started travelling in 2008 it was even more difficult. There was hardly ever any wifi, the connection at internet cafes was slow and unreliable and Skype was just starting to make a major impact on the communications marketplace. ...
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Periods, Pills & Paps – How To Handle Female Health When Travelling

I’ve been travelling and living abroad now for eight years. I’ve visited overseas doctors, purchased numerous packs of birth control pills and have had more than 100 periods while travelling! And most of the time I had to handle these tasks in non-English speaking countries. Because of this, I have some wisdom to pass on ...