How to travel the world on a budget

If you like going off the beaten track when exploring new places, a self catering or do-it-yourself (DIY) trip might be the right choice for you. Unlike some tourists, if you don’t settle for sitting by the pool all night and you want to experience the culture, taste the local cuisine, and explore the secret trails, you will need to create a detailed budget to make sure your money will take you as far as you want to get.

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Luxe-ing up your Festival Camp

While we’ve already enjoyed the main throng of some of the biggest Australian music festivals, chances are you may still have some beauties left on the horizon. Or, if you’re a firm festie devotee, you could already be looking ahead to next year’s events. If your latest festival camping experience left you longing for home comforts or you’re a festival veteran who has come to realise you don’t need to slum it to be part of the action, this is the post for you. Today we’re looking at some of the essentials for creating your very own glamping experience. Let’s look at how you can luxe-up your festival trip with a few smart upgrades.

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Simple ways to travel smart and fun

Summer isn’t here yet, and we still have our travels to look forward to. None of us want to wish that time away. It’s what we’ve all been waiting for. But, for the wanderlusting among us, our minds move onto where we want to go next the moment one holiday is booked. If we have no ideas, it can be hard to get our minds into the travel planning mode. It may be that you’ve visited all the destinations you wanted to see. Or, you may be distracted with the holiday in front of you. Whatever the reason, we all need a little help choosing where we want to go sometimes. Here are a few ideas about how to pick the perfect vacation.

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C’est formidable… And 3 other reasons to go to France

Do people still want to go to France? Well, the answer is a resounding yes! It’s still the most popular tourist destination in the world, and with its breadth (and bread) it’s not hard to see why. The sheer amount of culture, cuisine, and cabernet sauvignon you can find will require a few lifetimes to get through. There is always something new about France every time you go back, and that is the big secret to its enduring appeal. The weather, unlike Greece, remains at a respectable temperature, making it a popular destination for tourists from all over the world. But for those that have never sampled the delights, what are the three main things to get you over there?

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Exploring the mesmerizing Sri Lanka with Olanka Travels

India’s neighbor to the south, the small island nation of Sri Lanka is an underrated yet truly sensational holiday destination that has plenty to offer. From the inviting UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sigiriya to the lush green hills of Kandy; from Elephant watching at Pinnawala Elephant Orphanage to Scuba diving in Hikkaduwa, Sri Lanka is truly transcendent in so many ways. If you are looking into a worry-free holiday, then book with Olanka Travels,  a dedicated travel destination management company in Sri Lanka.

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