Crossing the border from nakonde, zambia to chitipa, malawi

Crossing the Border from Nakonde, Zambia to Chitipa, Malawi

Most people cross from Zambia into Malawi and vice versa via Chipata/Mchiinji. The roads are well paved, making it a highly traveled road a simple journey. However, we started from Kasama in Northern Zambia, meaning it would take us 24 hours of transport to reach Malawi. Plus I wanted to start in Northern Malawi and work our way down. There wasn't much information online on how to cross the Nakonde/Chitipa border, so I thought a write-up would be helpful for travelers.

responsible travel reducing waste with plastic free alternatives

Responsible Travel #1: Reducing Waste with Plastic-Free Alternatives

No matter our travel style differences -- budget, luxury, adventure, shoestring -- we travelers all have one thing in common: we love to explore the world! If you are a world lover, shouldn’t you be an Earth lover, too? We can all benefit from reducing our negative impact when we travel by being responsible travelers.  … Continue reading Responsible Travel #1: Reducing Waste with Plastic-Free Alternatives

Cairns to Sydney road trip

Road Trip from Cairns to Sydney: Top Destinations that Aren’t Beaches

Most people envision pristine waters and surfers under the sun when imagining an Australian holiday. True, Australia is blessed with spectacular beaches; it’s no wonder that 85% of the population lives near the coast. Not everyone, however, is into sandy stretches of coast. When planning your driving itinerary, switch it up by exploring the other gems of Australia’s coast. Here are six not-so-obvious recommendations on your Cairns-Sydney road trip.  

Quick Guide to Housesitting

We've spent zero dollars during our time in Australia so far. One way to subsidize this cost is to housesit! Housesitting is an excellent way to experience local culture, take care of animals, and have some downtime to work on projects while you're on the road full-time. Here is a quick guide on how you can get started housesitting!

Travel $15 a day

Full-time Travel on $15 a Day

Travel certainly can be a strain on the wallet, but it doesn’t have to be. To us, travel is not a vacation. On a vacation, people may splurge and pamper because that one week might be the only time to spend money on traveling for the year. This is perfectly valid. Go for it! However, since we choose to travel long-term, we cannot afford --nor are we interested in -- resorts or all-inclusive packages.