How to Rent a Moped or Motorcycle Abroad

How to Rent a Moped or Motorcycle Abroad

I’ve wanted to write about renting a moped or motorcycle abroad for a while as it turns out there is quite a bit to know. Renting a moped abroad is something I’ve done several times now; from on the tiny Thai island of Koh Tao to the bustling beach town of Sihanoukville, Cambodia.

Mopeds rule the roads of Southeast Asia and renting one gives you the freedom to travel independently. Plus, it’s fun to do with a big group when everyone has their own bikes! (more…)

How to Plan an Inexpensive but Awesome Trip Abroad

How to Plan an Inexpensive but Awesome Trip Abroad

There is a widespread (and erroneous) belief that traveling has to cost a fortune.

Let me let you in on a little secret- it doesn’t.

I have traveled to 35 countries and besides family vacations as a kid, all on a tight budget. With a bit of finagling, you can save money both by saving hard before your trip as well as watching every euro, lira and rupiah you spend on the road. (more…)