Author: jakep1995

July 5, 2017 jakep1995

Buying a backpack when travelling is a big deal. It can make the difference between being comfortable or uncomfortable for a lot of your trip. I recently had to buy a new backpack, after it broke. I had been using it for three years, so below are things I would look for when buying a…

June 25, 2017 jakep1995

There are quite a few benefits to using airbnb over hotels or hostels, there are disadvantages to, like you don’t meet as many people, and you never really know what the people who are renting the room are going to be like. But i guess that’s the same with a hostel or hotel, you still…

June 25, 2017 jakep1995

So I had never used airbnb before, I usually just stick to hostels, firstly because they’re cheaper and secondly because they’re a great way to meet new people, especially as a solo traveler. We decided to use airbnb for a few of our stays in America, because it worked out much cheaper. Hostels in many…

June 2, 2017 jakep1995

When trying to travel through the USA on a budget, the cheapest and most convenient way of getting around will be using the greyhound buses. You could get the train, but it’s usually much more expensive, for longer journeys domestic flying will be much better, again a little more expensive, but definitely worth it if…

June 2, 2017 jakep1995

5 Things to know when travelling to Los Angeles: Los Angeles is huge. – What looks a small distance on a map will be a long time on public transport. LA is a huge city so be sure to check distances. It can take an hour and a half on buses or the metro, just…

May 15, 2017 jakep1995

Finding your way around a foreign city can sometimes be a challenge. Having no internet connection and language barriers can make it even more difficult, trying to find landmarks and cafes, use local buses, or even know which buses to take, to get you where you want to go can be hard. Here’s my advice…

March 23, 2017 jakep1995

I guess this post is linked in with Solo Travel, since i’ve been writing a lot about solo travel recently, i thought it would be interesting to way up my thoughts on alone time, and why for me, and i think for most people, taking time to be alone, and by yourself is super important….

March 14, 2017 jakep1995

There’s one little struggle that comes when travelling alone, and that’s how do you take those awesome travel photos of yourself.  I’ve travelled by myself for a couple of years now, and here’s my tips on how you can take those awesome travel photos you always pictured.  Ask for Help- Just ask someone to take…

March 11, 2017 jakep1995

Travelling alone is often questioned by people that have never done it, and yeah i think if you don’t have the right sort of personality then travelling alone maybe isn’t for you, but you should definitely give it a try. There are so many incredible things about travelling alone, and even though you are technically…