Travel Tips

Here we give you some of our best travel tips and hacks for planning and packing for a trip, and booking flights and accommodation. We personally use this advice for our travels and are certain that these travel pointers will help you save money!

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How To Prepare For Travel In India

India is no walk in the park. You can’t (or shouldn’t) just pack your bags and head here without at least knowing a bit of what to expect. Travel in India can truly be a highlight of your trip if you plan your trip properly. There are numerous things to think about and we recommend doing ...
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Iranian People: Are They Really As Nice As Travellers Say?

If you’ve ever travelled in, or around Iran, then you’ve experienced or heard the rumours about the Iranian people. Countless travellers rave about their hospitality and their generous, genuine nature. But are the Iranian people really as nice as travellers say? We spent 31 days travelling Iran and we’ve definitely formed our own opinion. From ...

Tajikistan: A Magnificent Melting Pot of People

We’ve been travelling in Central Asia for a couple of months now, and in particular, a month in Tajikistan. We love meeting and connecting with the local people of whichever country we’re in and Tajikistan has some fantastic people! It’s a magnificent melting pot of people from all over the region. What I find most ...
10 Reasons Why Kyrgyzstan Is OutSTANding

10 Reasons Why Kyrgyzstan Is OutSTANding

Of all the Stan’s in Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan is the most talked about amongst travellers, and for good reason. No visa hassle, open borders, forward thinking people, stunning mountains and community based tourism projects will ensure that Kyrgyzstan will always stay near the top of the Central Asian wish list. Here are 10 Reasons Why ...
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Community Based Tourism In Kyrgyzstan (CBT/Shepherd’s Life)

Kyrgyzstan sits in Central Asia, one of the world’s final great travel frontiers. People who plan to visit the country have visions of difficult transport, visa hassle, language barriers and all the things that typically come with intrepid travel. CBT (Community Based Tourism) is a company who works very hard at building a sustainable bridge ...
Travelling In Mongolia: A List Of Cultural Quirks

Travelling In Mongolia: A List Of Cultural Quirks

So far our trip to Mongolia has been amazing! We’ve spent 6 days on a Gobi Desert tour, watched the Nadaam festivities in the countryside, witnessed a captivating Monk ceremony at a beautiful monastery and wandered around the capital city of Ulan Bator. While traveling Mongolia, we’ve learned a lot about the Mongolian people, their ...