We have been traveling around the world for the past 6 years with an average budget of 10US$ per day per person. We believe ourselves to be quite knowledgeable on the budget travel subject.
In 2019, we decided to create this blog to share with our readers these years of experience on the road. Our goal is to help you to empower you to go out of your comfort zone and to help you to travel in an alternative way.
We have been hitchhiking a combined total of more than 100.000 kilometers, before our kids were born. We are happy to share everything we know on this matter!
Great Adventures on a Budget
Naadam : Travel Mongolia – The complete guide to enjoy independently (including the 6 most frequent questions asked!)
Naadam means “games” in Mongolian and is also the most important festival in Mongolia. For tourists, it’s a perfect opportunity to get more familiar with
How to Go Camping on the Great Wall of China : 5 questions answered + tips!
Camping on the Great Wall of China will forever stay as one of the most incredible things we have ever done. As far as I
Visit The Shaolin Temple in China : Plan your Kung Fu Trip with 5 essential tips!
The Shaolin temple, or also known as the Shaolin Monastery, was one of the highlights of our trip in China. I’ve been hearing the almost
Beaufort to Tenom: An epic journey on a train in Borneo
Despite Borneo being the third biggest island in the world, the train is not a common way of transportation. In fact, this island, the only
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Extreme Budget Travel in Hong Kong : The Complete Guide
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Budget Travel in Japan : The Ultimate Guide to spend 10$ a day!
Japan is a fascinating country, where history co-exists with modernity. Blessed with a unique culture, Japan doesn’t leave anyone indifferent and never fails to amaze
Hitchhiking in Iran : A complete guide (including 8 things you need to know!)
Iran is definitely not your average traveling destination. Most people might be even scared just after hearing the name, and so I was, growing up
Hitchhiking a helicopter : A true travel story
During my lifetime, I hitchhiked many different original vehicles, from a sailing boat, to a police car or even an ambulance. But the most unbelievable
What to pack for hitchhiking ?
The purpose of this article is to help travelers to prepare their backpack for a hitchhiking trip. After writing our article on Hitchiking in Europe,
How to find the perfect hitchhiking spot ?
Finding a good hitchhiking spot is an art. It could be the difference between a smooth hitchhiking day and a long one. Getting out of
Hitchhiking in Japan : Everything you need to know !
Hitchhiking in Japan presents multiple advantages. First locals are very friendly and eager to help. Secondly, hitchhiking is a great way to meet locals, being
Hitchhiking with a kid to Kaliningrad : A memorable experience
Since the 1st of July 2019, visiting the Russian city of Kaliningrad became much easier thanks to the introduction of a free e-visa. Since we
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The 10 Best Things to do in Briançon
Welcome to Briançon ! The place we chose as our home since we opted to put on hold our nomadic lives. In this article, I
10 Free Things to do in Barcelona
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China Travel Tips : 9 things you need to know before!
China is a tantalizing countries with many grandiose attractions. However, every time I visit this country I always feel somehow disconnected. It was the first
Where to Sleep in the Yushan National Park? 50 options to find your perfect accommodation!
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Coronavirus Travel Resources | Covid-19 Travel
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Volunteer Abroad : The 6 Best Volunteering Platforms
Why being a Volunteer Abroad? I love to volunteer abroad! I can have a deeper understanding of another culture and cut costs on accommodation. Perfect
The Best Travel Apps – A Starter’s Kit
In this article, I’ll share with you all the Best Travel Apps that I believe are essential to possess on your phone while traveling abroad.
8 Wild Camping Tips : How to avoid any problem!
Ready to go on a wild camping adventure? Still unsure what to be careful of? This article will give you 8 of the best wild
The 7 Best Couchsurfing Alternatives in 2022
I used to be a great fan of Couchsurfing and often recommended it to every traveler I met on my way. But since Couchsurfing locked
Hiking the Great Wall of China : Jiankou to Mutianyu 1-day hike
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Traveling South America on the cheap
When our first son Darian was just 6-month-old we landed in Bogotá, the start of an 8-month slow overland journey through 7 countries all the
The Perfect Road trip in Europe : The 10 Essential Apps
Traveling with a car has been quite a different experience compared to our previous trips. We quickly need to adapt to this new lifestyle and
3 Free and Alternative ways to Volunteer abroad
Most people volunteering abroad are usually using the same two main websites : Helpx and Workaway. Helpx is relatively affordable at 20$ for 2 years
How to get a Kaliningrad E-Visa
On the 1st of July 2019, Russia has slightly changed his visa policy. It is now easier to visit a region called Kaliningrad thanks to
How and why you should be Traveling without a phone
Most people think that carrying a phone while traveling is absolutely vital. I’m here to prove you otherwise and show you, that in fact, it
How to get a Russian visa in Beijing, China ?
You want to get a Russian visa in China？I applied and got a tourist Russian visa in Beijing, China, in July 2019. I wasn’t a
Pay it forward : Share your story with students in Taiwan
Tired of going from one place to another without much contact with the local population? In Taiwan we found a great initiative where the aim
The cheapest way to get from Ulaanbaatar to Russia, Ulan-Ude
In this article I will explain how to go from Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia to Ulan-Ude in Russia the cheapest way possible by public transport. It
A complete guide on how to use public transportation in Ulan Bator
Public transportation in Ulan Bator is not that complicated to use, the only option is actually to take a bus. It is fairly accessible with
How to get from Beijing to Ulan Bator in 2019 : The cheap way
This complete guide will explain everything you need to know about getting from Beijing to Ulan Bator (sometimes spelled Ulaanbaatar, or UB to sound like
Getting a Mongolian Visa in Hong Kong
I don’t know about you, but for me getting a visa is always one of the most painful things to do related to travel. I
List of every ferry in Asia: 20 countries to get to by boat!
You like to take a ferry? Wanna know if traveling around the world is possible without any plane ? Yes, it is! If you like
6 essential tips to travel the HZMB bridge : Macau to Hong Kong
In 2018 the mega bridge connecting China, Macau and Hong Kong finally opened after 9 years of construction. Named the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge or HZMB,
10 Things to Know before Traveling to Thailand on a budget
Thailand is quickly growing into one of the most touristic countries in the world. 38.28 millions tourists visited the “Land of Smiles” in 2018. It’s
The Central Cross-Island Highway: Cycling Taiwan’s highest road in 2 days
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How to get to the Laguna Verde in the volcan Azufral ?
A comprehensive guide on how to get to the Laguna Verde, inside the 4000-meter-high volcano Azufral in Colombia The “Laguna Verde” was surely one of