One of the most fun ways to explore a new location, or even an old one that you think is pretty familiar to you already, is by road. When you take a road trip, you get to savor every step of the journey, find interesting attractions that you might not have noticed when traveling by other means, and you get to do it all on your terms with no itinerary to stick to (unless you want to). Best of all, you can do pretty much any road trip on a budget!
No matter where your next holiday destination is going to be, it is important to plan in advance so that you can make some cost savings. After all, if there is one thing most of us are guilty of, it is spending more money than we need to while overseas. You can use the tips below to save money while traveling no matter where in the world you are heading. This will enable you to save some funds for doing more activities!
If you are in Kathmandu and are planning to go trekking independently in the Himalayas, then you’re probably looking at the options of getting to your starting point. For most people, and especially if you’re planning on trekking to Everest Base Camp or Gokyo Lakes, your starting point is Lukla. We’ll give you all the information you need to know about flying to Lukla, also called “The World’s Most Dangerous Airport”.
Summer is coming closer, and we all know what that means. Yes, it’s festival season! Everyone wants to enjoy the best time of the year with great friends, fresh cocktails, and good music. But with all the hundreds -or even thousands- of music festivals that are going on in just two months, which one is worth spending all that money? We from Nomada How Far made a list of our top 10 unique and innovating music festivals in Europe you should go to. Some of these have great concepts, while others try to do everything to make the world a better and happier place, at least for a short period. It’s up to you which one to choose, or maybe you can combine them all in one major European road trip!
After only a short 60-minute drive, you find yourself on one of the world’s most beautiful coastal roads, better known as The Great Ocean Road. We guess that everyone has already heard or seen pictures of The Twelve Apostles, the series of rock formations that stand out in the ocean. But besides this, there’s a lot more to discover along the way. You pass along the best surf beaches in the world, into thick rain forests where you can spot wild koala’s to rugged coastlines in just a couple of hours.
With Bali as the well-known Instagram-famous paradise, Lombok stands a bit in its shadow and is often ignored by travelers. Although we are happy that it isn’t as touristic as Bali, Lombok is definitely a must-visit destination when you’re in Indonesia. Because Lombok doesn’t see that many tourists, it isn’t as developed as Bali, which makes you witness the realness and purity of Indonesian life and culture. The island still has a lot of hidden gems ready to be discovered.
The travel industry has changed immensely in just a few years time. Nowadays, you don’t just rock up at the airport and start stalking the check-in staff to get that one cheap last-minute ticket. There’s an app for that! You don’t go to the hostel anymore without booking in the hope to get a good price. There’s an app for that! You don’t need to carry around expensive paper maps. Yes, there’s an app for that. Everyone has a smartphone right now, and travel apps help you save money, and make your trip easier!