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Another awesome travel tip from Travelling Homebody: use a transit hotel

Use a transit hotel #travel #tips


If you have a long stop-over, for example at Changi International Airport, Singapore, consider booking in at a transit hotel. You don’t need to leave the airport and you can have a shower, nap, swim, something to eat. At the very least, there are tea and coffee making facilities. You’ll arrive feeling much more refreshed. I always tend to stop…

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These are the things I liked and didn't like about using Airbnb.

3 things I liked about using Airbnb


Following on from my post a while back about what I didn’t like about using AirBnB, here’s what I did like about using the service. 1.  Filter according to budget One of the main things that is an AirBnB drawcard is price. Because listed accommodation is mostly privately owned, there aren’t the overheads associated with running a hotel e.g. staff and maintenance costs.…

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Another awesome tip from Travelling Homebody: trust your instincts!

Always trust your gut #travel #tips


Always, always, always trust what your gut tells you. It knows better than you, and gets you away from sticky situations. Pick being stuck somewhere unpleasant in the beating hot sun over going along with someone you don’t trust. Choose to move on rather than stay put—despite finances!—if that’s what the gut tells you to do. Follow your gut always.…

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Find out why you should never travel without a properly stocked travel first aid kit.

Travelling without a first aid kit? Think again!


When I went to Bali in January of this year, I brought my travel first aid kit with me. It’s a kit I put together myself and contains items such as Hydralyte, Citravescent, Alka-Seltzer, Imodium, ibuprofen, paracetamol, Phenergan (10mg and 25mg), band aids, Compeeds, antiseptic cream and a broad spectrum antibiotic (I get a script from the GP and fill…

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Another awesome tip brought to you by Travelling Homebody.

Plugs and converters #travel #tips


Some people buy plug converters and some buy transformers. In today’s day and age, most of our electronics have adaptive charging, meaning they can accept inputs of 100-240 volts. For this reason, I have a set of 5 converters only (cost me $10 on Amazon) that covers the whole world. No transformers necessary! Dannie Fountain www.leconsulting.org  Get more awesome tips when…

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Another awesome travel tip brought to you by Travelling Homebody... free accommodation!

House sitting for zero accommodation costs #traveltips


I’ve travelled non-stop for the past year with zero accommodation cost by house sitting! Amanda Connolly www.travelust.co Get more awesome tips when you download my free Departure & Arrival Guide! Free travel guide! Have you downloaded my Essential Tips for a Hassle-Free Departure and Arrival yet? This beautiful 7-page travel guide details just about everything I do to make sure the first leg…

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Another awesome travel tip from Travelling Homebody... travel light!

Packing light #travel #tips


As a frequent business and leisure traveler, one of the worst parts of traveling for me is always baggage claim and security. To help alleviate these things, I’ve started traveling much lighter than I used to. I have a carry on bag from Away Travel that includes a phone charger in the bag itself, as well as a laundry bag…

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Another awesome tip brought to you by Travelling Homebody: get an Air Asia pass!

Get an Air Asia ASEAN pass #travel #tips


If you are traveling within south-east Asia for 1-2 months, then the cheapest and fastest way to commute between countries is opting for the Air Asia ASEAN pass. Priced at just $115 for a one month pass, you can avail up to 10 flights (depending on distance and credits used). I used this pass and traveled to and fro Thailand,…

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Another awesome travel tip brought to you by Travelling Homebody.

Learn language basics of the country you’re travelling to #travel #tips


Always learn a basic greeting, Thank you, and Do you speak English? in the language of the country you are traveling to. Trying to communicate in the local language (even with a broken accent!) shows respect and courtesy – two things which will carry you far when trying to thrive in a new culture. Sierra Donahue www.takeme-withyou.com Get more travel…

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Another awesome travel tip brought to you by Travelling Homebody.

Keep your essential items secure #traveltips


Keep all your essential travel items in one secure, easily accessible location to enable packing for spontaneous adventures. I have a drawer that I keep my passport, passport photocopies, electrical adapter, carry-on cosmetics, and a slew of other handy necessities so I always know where to find them when I need them. Sierra Donahue www.takeme-withyou.com Get more travel tips when…

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Another awesome travel tip brought to you by Travelling Homebody. Tissues!

Bring tissues with you! #traveltips


Always bring pocket-sized tissues when you travel. You never know who will or won’t provide toilet paper! Brianna Rice www.archivesofadventure.com Get more travel tips when you download my free Departure & Arrival Guide! Free download! Have you downloaded my  Essential Tips for a Hassle-Free Departure and Arrival yet? This beautiful 7-page travel guide details just about everything I do to make sure the…

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Another awesome travel tip from the Travelling Homebody.

Be flexible with your travel dates! #traveltips


Be flexible with arrival and departure dates when booking flights to get the cheapest tickets available – you really never know which particular day will save you the most money! Sierra Donahue www.takeme-withyou.com Get more awesome travel tips when you download my free Departure & Arrival Guide! Free download! Have you downloaded my  Essential Tips for a Hassle-Free Departure and Arrival yet?…

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