Travel tips and advice

Practical tips, advice and information for adventurers and travellers. Overland hacks offering some basic advice and know-how to making a trip enjoyable.

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Travel medical health insurance why you need to consider it.

Travel Medical Insurance is one of the last things we thought about that much and normally just pay it and get it over with. We should have covered this topic a long time ago as it’s such an important part of overlanding and travel. But better late than never? Travel […]

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Sponsorship advice for brands and riders – Overland Junction

A bit of a weighty article for Overland Junction I wrote about the pitfalls, benefits and tips for brands and adventurers thinking of going the sponsorship route. Hopefully it can assist people and brands so both win from the experience. The decision has been made to travel the world for […]

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Travel Etiquette, how not to embarrass your mom.

how to earn money while travelling-motorcycle-adventure-pikipikiTravelling for extended periods places you in situations where you are not only out of your own comfort zone but also often in someone else’s comfort zone. Peop
le all over the world are inherently inviting and friendly. We were swamped with invitations to meals and stay overs and these experiences often became some of our most treasured memories. We also forged life-long friendships.

We also learned that what we thought to be normal manners, etiquette and conduct for us was not the same for others.

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How to earn income while travelling like a pauper

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How to save up and afford that life changing trip.

There are three aspects to earning, affording and saving for that once in a lifetime, or hopefully many life changing motorcycle expeditions.

Have stories to tell not Stuff to show.

Buy experiences, not things.  Take sabbaticals now and then.  Travel.  See new places, get out of the comfort zone.  With a bit of planning, travelling fairly cheaply is possible anywhere in the world.

How to Save Money While Traveling:

One of the biggest myths in travel is that taking that adventure of a lifetime will be expensive. Often the cost of living when travelling as a budget overlander, is less than the regular expenditure associated with day to day living back home. However, learning all the ‘how to’s’ is a process that can be mastered over time. The less you spend the longer you can travel; it is that simple! We list some of the ways in which we have learned how to save while touring with your van, motorcycle or whatever means you use.

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Medical first aid kit for travel and overlanding is essential

Health insurance & first aid medical.

Everything to stop the bleeding! There’s lots of information regarding health insurance for motorcycle riders and cross border trips on this page at Horizons Unlimited. It is advisable to read up as much as possible before deciding whether it is needed or with which company to go with.

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