by Mark & Kristen Morgan
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Travel planning is often the most difficult aspect of a trip. We’re here to make your life just that little bit easier!

Whether it’s budgeting, booking transport, searching for hotels or even deciding on a route through a country – we’ve been through the same process many times ourselves and have learned a thing or two along the way.

Our transport and logistics, travel tips and finance guides will help you streamline your planning process.

We offer guidance on the best deals and money saving travel tips, the most efficient places to book flights, trains and buses, how to get from A to B in a country and much more.

 If you need any specialized help with planning an aspect of your next trip, get in touch with us and we will do what we can to get you in travel shape!

FEATURED GUIDE

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Plan Your Next Trip In 15 Easy Steps

This easy to follow ultimate travel planning guide breaks down planning your trip into 15 easy to follow steps. From the moment you decide you want to travel to stepping foot out of the door, this stress-free guide is planning like an expert.

TRAVEL LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

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Hai Van Pass Motorbike Tour: Hue to Hoi An, Vietnam

As we have traveled around the world, we have moved on to countless new cities and countries. While there have been many incredible experiences, there are some days we will…
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How To Get From Hanoi to Halong Bay: The Ultimate Transport Guide

Halong Bay is one of Vietnam's most popular destinations on the heavily beaten tourist path. Who doesn't want to see a unique UNESCO world heritage site on an overnight cruise?!…
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Da Nang to Hoi An, Vietnam: The Ultimate Transport Guide

Hoi An is one of Vietnam's most enchanting cities. Holiday makers from all over the world flock to Vietnam to soak up Hoi An's charming mustard yellow ancient town each…
Sapa Express sleeper bus in Vietnam

Vietnam Sleeper Bus: Adventure or Peril & Should You Risk It?

Is it safe and efficient to travel by sleeper bus in Vietnam? What are your alternatives? In this post, we are going to break it all down for you because…

FINANCES & TRAVEL BUDGETS

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America The Beautiful Pass: Will You Save Money At US National Parks?

Is the 'America the Beautiful Annual National Parks Pass' worth buying? This is the question we asked ourselves before setting off on an epic 3 month US road trip -…
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1 Month In Vietnam Cost Report: How Much Did We Spend?

Are you planning to spend a month traveling Vietnam but don't know how much to budget for your trip? Maybe you have a rough idea about an average daily expense?…
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Cheap Halong Bay Cruise: How To Book The Best Cruise In Vietnam

With dozens of cruise operators in Halong Bay, how do you choose the best one?! For many visitors, budget is the key ingredient to this recipe. Rosa Boutique Cruise offer…
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Dark Cave Phong Nha: Vietnam’s Budget Friendly Adrenaline Adventure

Dark Cave is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. This National Park is famous for colossal caves and subterranean rivers that can…

TRAVEL TIPS

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Hiking For Beginners: 21 Important Tips (Also For Experienced Hikers!)

The beauty of being surrounded by nature is only bettered by the fact hikes can be enjoyed by people of all ages and fitness levels. Are you new to hiking?…
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1 Month In Vietnam Cost Report: How Much Did We Spend?

Are you planning to spend a month traveling Vietnam but don't know how much to budget for your trip? Maybe you have a rough idea about an average daily expense?…
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30 Key Things To Know About North & Central Vietnam Before You Visit

These are the 30 most important things you need to know about Northern and Central Vietnam. Our tips and advice come directly from our own experiences. We aim to help…
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Why 2 Days In Hanoi Vietnam Is Enough Time To ‘Get In, See It & Get Out’

Let's get straight to the point, you only need to spend 2 days in Hanoi. We wished we'd known that before we booked 5 whole days in Vietnam's capital city.…
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Trekking in Sapa, Vietnam: How to Book and Hike Gorgeous Sapa Valley

Trekking through golden yellow or emerald green rice paddy terraces surrounded by beautiful valleys as far as the eye can see in Sapa, Vietnam sounds pretty damn incredible, right? This…
Halong Bay limestone rocks and turquoise sea

Cheap Halong Bay Cruise: How To Book The Best Cruise In Vietnam

With dozens of cruise operators in Halong Bay, how do you choose the best one?! For many visitors, budget is the key ingredient to this recipe. Rosa Boutique Cruise offer…
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Abandoned Water Park Hue: How To Access The Eerie Grounds 2020

The historic city of Hue in Vietnam has the perfect 'unofficial must see' backpacker hotspot, in the form of a creepy post apocalyptic abandoned water park. Do you feel like…
Sapa Express sleeper bus in Vietnam

Vietnam Sleeper Bus: Adventure or Peril & Should You Risk It?

Is it safe and efficient to travel by sleeper bus in Vietnam? What are your alternatives? In this post, we are going to break it all down for you because…
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Szechenyi Baths: A Guide to Budapest’s ‘Hottest’ Thermal Spa

You are about to enter a stunning Neo Baroque building complex containing 15 mineral rich indoor pools and 3 steaming grand outdoor thermal pools in the Hungarian capital of Budapest:…
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Szimpla Kert: Budapest’s Flagship Ruin Bar

Captivating, Wild, Artistic and Trippy are just the beginnings of all the descriptive words that come to mind when we think of Szimpla Kert: Budapest's pioneering flagship ruin bar. It is…
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Nara Deer Park: How To Avoid Being Bitten By Hungry Sika Deer

If you’re wondering how it is possible to be bitten by a deer, you’ve come to the right place. I mean seriously, how many people do you know that have…