Finances / Internet

A Guide to Couchsurfing For the Uninitiated

Way back in 2012 I dipped my toes into the world of Couchsurfing.  I was getting ready to start my trip around the world and wanted to make sure every single dollar lasted as long as it possibly could.  My house had been sold, and was in escrow, and my flatmate had moved out, leaving …

Gadgets / Technology

Must have iPhone apps for Travel in 2012

Smartphones and unprotected wifi/cheap data and local SIM cards make life so much easier when travelling. Here are the apps that I’m using the most.

NB: All screenshots are taken from the iphone store, not my own phone!

Accomodation:
Hostelworld.com

Hostelworld.com is a simple way of searching, checking ratings and booking hostel rooms direct from your iphone. This is …