Posts Categorized: Travel Tips

For some, travel during the coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic is unnavoidable. But, is it safe? Is it possible? There’s plenty of coronavirus myths out there – let us guide you through the reliable sources of information and the extra steps you’ll need to take in your travel preparation during this unprecendented global event. Research & Monitor…

Smile, Be Patient & Be Open  A picture paints a thousand words – as does a smile.  The first step to a positive reception from locals is showing positivity & openess. In stressful and confusing situations, don’t forget that locals who don’t know English can be just as stressed & confused as you are. Sometimes…

As with anywhere here at home, nature should be greatly respected when you travel. Not only out of respect for the local wildlife & community, but so future tourists can enjoy it too! Here are a few tips to help you properly respect the natural beauty of your travel destinations. Leave only footprints  Many countries…

Traveling with children adds a whole new exciting dimension to your adventure. Children find wonder in everything and inspire us adults to do the same. But they do come with a unique set of risks to consider and prepare for. As a Nomad Nurse, I’ve helped huge numbers of families prepare for their holidays. Here…

Sometimes journeys with long layovers are unavoidable; because flights worked out way cheaper or you’re heading somewhere further off the beaten track. But don’t stress, if you plan ahead you don’t have to spend endless hours watching the clock You might even discover something you weren’t planning for!  Go Exploring  12 Hour layover in the middle of the day? No problem. Head into town and take…

LGBTQ+ Travel Tips

There are some significant differences in attitudes around the globe when it comes to LGBTQ+ acceptance. Although we have it relatively good here in the UK, there are still around 70 countries where being in a same sex relationship is illegal, and around 10 where the death penalty can be enforced. This blog isn’t aimed…

The damaging effects of tourism are being felt in many parts of the world, but you can take some steps to minimise the negative impact your trips have on local cultures. Travel should be a mutually beneficial experience that broadens the perspective of the traveller while improving local communities through investment and respectful cultural exchange….

Travelling can be a really enriching experience and is a great investment in yourself. Travelling alone as a woman or with a small group of all women can be daunting. To help you get familiar with some of the extra steps women should take to stay healthy and happy as they travel, we’ve put together…

Southeast Asia is one of the top areas for backpacking trips and adventure holidays. Year round, huge numbers of travellers head east for the amazing landscapes, welcoming cultures and endless activities. But, many travellers are put off during the monsoon or rainy season. If you’re up for some extra preparation, you’ll find travelling during rainy…

Meeting new friends from around the world is one of the big positives of travelling. If you’ve decided to travel solo, making friends for short trips and adventures during your travels is a great way to stave off loneliness and keep you grounded. Even just a short chat while you take a bus can help…