Scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef is on almost every person's bucket list, but scuba diving is an expensive hobby. If you're a budget backpacker, like I am, finding affordable places to scuba dive can be a challenge. Here is my secret tip to dive in the Great Barrier Reef on a budget!
Learning how to travel on a budget has taken me years to learn. It is a balance, but it has given way to wonderful life that brings me a lot of joy. If you learn to travel in unique ways, limit your spending, are intentional with your actions, and use credit card points, I am sure you can travel the world too!
Sticking to a budget for any reason can be challenging; sticking to a budget while traveling is even tougher. I am, and probably always will be, a budget traveler. These are the apps I have on my phone that help me keep track of my finances and stay within my tight, backpacker budget.
If you are a budget backpacker, like I am, this tip will revolutionize how you travel. Get ready to save money, and get tons of free food, drinks and internet!
Travel credit cards have revolutionized how I travel. I did not know I was missing out on free flights, free airport lounges, free checked bags and more! They have truly saved me thousands of dollars towards travel. If you are interested in making travel more affordable and even more enjoyable, have a look at these travel credit cards.
Just outside of Chiang Mai, Thailand lies a unique water park called Grand Canyon Water Park. It is not your traditional water park. It is an old limestone quarry that has been filled with water. The water park offers a floating aqua park, kayaking, ziplining, floating trampolines, wakeboarding and much more!
When visiting Chiang Mai, Thailand, you will be tempted to visit an elephant sanctuary. There are advertisements and fliers posted all over for them, and, elephants are awesome, so why not book a tour and meet some? In recent years, it seems as though more and more "elephant sanctuaries" are popping up looking to make some money off the tourists who want to interact with elephants for the day. Not all elephant sanctuaries are created equally. But it is important to do some research before selecting the right sanctuary. In this post I will explain how to choose a reputable elephant sanctuary, the costs, tour options, where they get their elephants from and our experience with the elephant sanctuary we choose in Chiang Mai, Thailand.