The world should be full of love, and full of people unconditionally give and receive, no matter what journey you are taking! You should be grateful for being the one who is able to give, because you will never know when you would become the one who needs help. Last week when I was walking… Read More Give a helping hand to fellow travelers
In Feb 2015, I traveled to Morocco with 2 friends for 3 weeks, we all enjoyed this wonderful country located in Northern Africa! Going to the Sahara Desert on camel caravans is in one of my bucket list, and it turned out to be an unforgettable part of the trip! However, Morocco has a lot… Read More Apart from Camel and Desert – Traveling Tips in Morocco
That is a very practical question that every single friend I come across on the road asks me. Some of them thought that I must be rich. Honestly, I still owe my bank quite a lot for my student loan, if I were rich, that shouldn’t be happened, right? However, let me share my secrets… Read More How can I keep traveling for more than 3 years?
The central England is full of “Canals” which people dug up hundred years ago to direct water to irrigate lands in the center of the island. From London all the way to Northampton and Birmingham or even more north, you can ride along those canals to avoid busy transport on the main road. My friends… Read More Russia to Spain Tour Leg 15 – London to Northampton and Rugby
Everybody has his own fear, maybe height, speed, poverty, death…It is absolutely normal to have some fears in our lives so that we could be humble ourselves. The process of overcoming your fear is indeed a growing path. You will be amazed of how much you improve throughout the journey you put effort to fight… Read More Overcoming inner fear
I have heard from many fellow backpackers saying riding on Trans-Siberian railway is one of their dream but they are hindered or shocked by the super high cost and the long duration. Yes, they are right! If you choose to take the direct train from Beijing to Moscow (or opposite way), it costs 700-900 Euros… Read More Trans-Siberian Railway for less than US$400
It is almost 3 months since I wrote Part One about budget travel tips, don’t miss that: https://travelbywind.wordpress.com/2014/01/01/10-tips-to-do-a-budget-travel-part-one-lodging-and-transport/ If you have followed my blog, you know these 3 months I have done some incredible trips: cycling and camping in New Zealand, sleeping in the streets in Sydney, and now I am volunteering in Thailand. I… Read More 10 tips to do a budget travel – Part Two (Airfare, Food and Work)
Actually for some carefree cyclists, they don’t even plan their routes. Just bring their bikes or buy one from the starting point and GO! It works for somebody, and they enjoy the surprise on the road. However, I do need a bit of preparation so that I can have a better picture of what to… Read More How to plan a bike trip?
Spending 4 days in the PTSD Christchurch, have seen many things are undergoing reconstruction. The iconic cathedral was brutally destroyed by the earthquake, workers are still trying their best to rebuild the whole structure. While not far from the cathedral square, you can find the world’s first cardboard cathedral. It is beautifully designed and… Read More Christchurch – the church and beyond and reborn
Can you imagine you only spend 1,000 dollars in a year? That’s what I did in the whole 2012, which included airfares, lodging and meals. I visited Philippines, Myanmar, India, Thailand, Southwestern China and Tibet the whole year! And in 2013 I even had a positive gain in my bank account by the end of… Read More 10 tips to do a budget travel – Part One (Lodging and Transport)