Stuff I love

I’ve listed here most of my favourite resources I’ve used over the years. This is, of course, not a complete listing, but mostly the websites I visit regularly to find information, buy tickets, find accommodation or inspiration.

To find visa and entry requirements

This site is for Canadians but most countries will have a similar website listing the entry requirements. Very important to know before you go!

Travel.gc.ca

To find out how much the local currency is worth

www.xe.com

To find cheap transport

Flights

www.skyscanner.com

www.google.com/flights

Buses in Europe and the UK

www.uk.megabus.com

www.flixbus.com (Germany)

To find places to stay

www.couchsurfing.org

www.airbnb.com

Housesitting

Tilda, adorable cuddle buddy
Tilda, adorable what-do-you-mean-it’s-not-my-bed cuddle buddy

https://www.trustedhousesitters.com (If you create your account through this link you’ll get 20% off.)

www.mindmyhouse.com

Work away

You usually can get a free place to sleep and food in exchange for about 5 hours of work a day

www.workaway.info

To find vegan or vegetarian-friendly places

www.happycow.net

To buy heavenly-smelling and cruelty-free soaps and shampoo

Shopping at Lush and I got carried away... again!
Got carried away… again!

www.lush.com (They are present in many countries, so no need to be like me and buy too much every time!)

To learn some words and sentences in other languages

www.duolingo.com

To find the motivation to workout and follow along videos

www.toneitup.com

Some of my favourites bloggers and inspiration

Wandering Earl www.wanderingearl.com

Niall Doherty – Disrupting the Rabblement www.ndoherty.com

Tim Ferriss – The Four-Hour Workweek www.fourhourworkweek.com

Ramit Sethi – I Will Teach You to Be Rich www.iwillteachyoutoberich.com