Travel tip #8: Buy a local travel pass

Many cities have travel passes catered for tourists who want to see as many things as they can within 2 to 3 days. If that’s you, get those because you’re probably going to get a bang for your buck, plus discounted entry to some sights and attractions. But if you’re like me and prefer to…

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Travel tip #7: Wash your clothes in the shower

If you travel with me, you’re bound to see a pair of knickers literally hanging around somewhere drying off. Or a pair of socks or a shirt or something. Travelling light means travelling with less which also means travelling with less underwear. My limited supply of clean undergarments has gotten me into the habit of…

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Travel tip #4: Use foldable shopping bags for dirty laundry 

I learned about this in a video by Brittany Taylor and found it really clever. Instead of using a typical laundry bag that takes up a lot of space, or simply chucking it in with you clean clothes (sometimes) (okay who announced I kidding, most of the time) (yes my dirty knickers and socks are next to…

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Travel trip #3: Pack a sewing kit

I carry thread, needles and a tonne of safety pins. I keep them in a tiny little compartment in my toiletry kit and it’s my favourite secret weapon. (I don’t carry a tiny pair of scissors anymore because they were confiscated at the airport and since then, I’ve always been able to find something sharp…

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Travel Tip #2: Book a tour if you’re short on time 

Want to see more of your travel destination in a short amount of time? You should probably book a tour. Yes, these are probably pre-packaged tours that might not offer you an “authentic” experience but honestly, that’s bs. I think it’s important not to pigeonhole these guys and the services they offer because they work…

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