Why You Should Travel Light

Most of us have been there, lugging too much stuff through an airport, then arriving at our destination wondering why we brought so many damn things! Years ago, it made economic sense to overpack, since checked bags were typically included in the airfare. But these days, even if a checked bag is included in your…

Pros and Cons of Airbnb: Host’s Viewpoint

  Airbnb¬†can be a good website to use for either saving money while you travel or earning some extra cash. For six months we listed our spare bedroom in Dublin on Airbnb to make extra euros for travel. During that time we had guests from England, Scotland, Estonia, Poland, Ireland and Germany share our living…

Renting tips for Australia

Over the past few weeks, we have posted Renting tips for Europe and Renting tips for outside of Europe. Australia was meant to be part of the second post. Because my mum works in real estate there, I asked her to jot down a few tips for us, however, she ended up writing more then…

Renting Tips outside of Europe

Last week we posted the first in our two part series on renting, which thanks to my mum is now a three part series! The first part focused on renting tips for Europe. Today we have mixed bag of places and will be covering Thailand, Canada, and the United States. Australia, is now part three…