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Haggling is any form of negotiating with a vendor in order to obtain a more favorable price. After two months in China, a month in Vietnam, and now Thailand – it’s safe to say Vicky and I have done our fair share of haggling. Here, it’s common place – but unfortunately, that doesn’t mean it isn’t confusing. In this article we discuss a few of our tips for haggling in Asia.
The longer you spend in Asia the more you start to see opportunities to get things for less. Sure, there’s the regular street haggling that everyone is aware of, but what about haggling for accommodation? Did you know that you can get rooms for cheaper than they are offered?
Every destination has a multitude of accommodation options, it’s difficult to choose which one to go with. Sure, we talked about Couchsurfing, hostels, and hotel stays on this website, but there’s also apartment rentals, house sitting and more! What are the major differences between these and how do you decide what’s right for you? Let’s discuss.
Vicky and I rarely write about our Couchsurfing experiences anymore because there have been so many it feels somewhat silly to always mention them. That said, it is amazing how many travelers we meet on the road who are not part of the Couchsurfing community.
With the holidays coming up, some people might be traveling with pets. Here are 5 tips to make your life a bit easier when you’re traveling with furry friends.
Day after day Vicky and I rely on the same basic items. Yes there are computers and $200 backpacks, but what about the unsung heroes of travel? Here is our list:
We’ve been traveling for 45 days and it’s time to share a few tips that we’ve learned on the road to make your traveling life easier!
Interested in learning to scuba dive? So are we! Here are a few tips as well as some beautiful destinations to scuba dive in.
Couchsurfing describes itself as “A volunteer-based worldwide network connecting travelers with members of local communities, who offer free accommodation and/or advice” – but how free is it?
Dave offers some advice on how to get the most out of your credit cards.