As a surfer, the ocean is your greatest respite. Not only does your time in the ocean bring you closer to nature, but it immerses you in a connection with the Earth’s most powerful elements. Millions of surfers from around the world head to the shores day in, day out, and it’s our duty to…

Those who have experience as an au pair will tell you that it isn’t easy work. They will also tell you, however, that it certainly isn’t all doom and gloom. Moving abroad and becoming an au pair is a truly unique experience and one you certainly won’t regret. The best thing is, you’ll get the opportunity…

Indonesia attracts millions of tourists every year. It’s known for its critically acclaimed surf, thousands of beautiful islands, colourful culture and affordable living costs. Many people visit Indonesia for a quick holiday, while others want to stay for longer. Whether either are the case for you, you’ll need to be informed on the tourist visa…

“Pearl of the Orient”, the country where most backpackers swinging through the banana pancake trail don’t usually consider on visiting. Why? Maybe because it’s geographically out of the loop and not part of the established South East Asian trail. But, I certainly think future travelers should reconsider. And not just settle on a “maybe” kind…

Our third guest writer is Dany from travellingdany. She is an avid traveller and documents her adventures from all over the world, particularly the USA. Dany’s blog provides travelers with helpful tips, discounts and guides for those looking to plan their trip. She has written us this stunning article on how you can spend 24…

As a short feature, TravelGig has collaborated with a number of guest bloggers to hear about their worldwide adventures. Henar, from Henarwanderwings has written this stunning article on Madeira and used her own photographs to show you why you need to visit! Madeira is one of those places that many people overlook. Most would have heard…

Cairo is one of those cities that will leave you mentally beaten and bruised should you stay too long. The scary traffic, constant scams, horrible pollution and, the never ending harassment from relentless touts will make you want to scream: “I JUST WANT TO GET OUT OF HERE!” However, that’s just the price you have…

“Be a responsible citizen and take care of the planet,” has been drilled into our heads since we were children*. We learn to recycle, take a reusable bag grocery shopping, and not to litter. Trash is thrown in the bin and it’s taken away, never to be seen again. Streets and parks are generally clean. It’s easy…

If you’re a digital nomad, or traveling indefinitely, then at some point you will probably visit a country which requires you to have an onward flight to validate your entry visa.  Countries that are very strict with requiring proof of onward travel are: Peru, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States, Philippines, Indonesia, and Brazil. Proof…

Slovakian-born Londoner Nika Janeckova made the jump from big city girl to digital nomad living on a remote island. Janeckova opened up to TravelHacker about why she left her career for the unknown and unsure reality of a digital nomad lifestyle. TravelHacker: Why did you decide to become a digital nomad? Nika Janeckova: As a little…

If travelling were free, I’m almost certain that most of us would quit our jobs and spend the rest of our lives adventuring around the world. Travelling frees you from the daily grinds of routine- you can explore new places, see breathtaking landscapes, you can meet new friends and try new experiences. By keeping things to…