Tips to Saving Money When Self-Catering

2018-11-26T11:00:57+07:00By |

In our last post on What Things Cost Around the World, we compared the dockets of our Price Check shopping lists from some 24 destinations we stayed at around the world on our yearlong grand tour. Our goal was to give self-catering travellers who like settling into places for a while an idea of what …

Our Home Away from Home at Diani Beach, Mombasa, Kenya

2018-11-26T11:01:05+07:00By |

It was reassuring to have someone from our holiday rental in Diani Beach, Kenya, greet us at Mombasa airport after dealing with the rude, unsympathetic staff of Kenyan Airways who couldn’t manage to get our bags on the same flight as us on the first leg of our journey from South Africa. Less reassuring was …

Tokyo Reflections and Travel Tips

2019-01-28T14:27:01+07:00By |

Our two-week stay in Japan's capital was so different to other destinations we've stayed so far on our Grand Tour and there were so many lessons we learned for slow travellers and fans of local travel that we thought the experience  warranted a post just on our Tokyo reflections and travel tips. For the first time this …