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Planning a perfect trip doesn’t stop at choosing a destination and booking a flight, or deciding on the overland route. If only! What about arranging appropriate travel insurance? Do you have any idea what you need to pack for a trip like yours? How will you access your cash overseas? There are so many questions and whilst we don’t have all the answers, we do have a wealth of travel experience to share with you.

Money matters

We hate spending more money than we need to. And we’re pretty frugal when it comes to spending.

Travel insurance

While the world isn’t as scary as the media would have us believe, things can and do go wrong on the road. From stolen belongings to medical emergencies, you cannot afford to go travelling without a decent travel and medical insurance policy.

Planning & packing

Planning and packing for van life isn’t quite the same as preparing for a 2 week beach holiday. Getting ready for a road trip involves more than packing clothes and planning a route. You need to get your camper van ready too!

Travel tech

Travel tech is always evolving and at a fast pace too. So what gadgets and travel tech do you need in your van life?

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Van life hacks, hints & tips

As any experienced van dweller will tell you, travelling and living in a camper van takes some discipline. Good preparation will put you in good stead for a successful start to your long term road trip. Here’s a few of our travel planning hacks, hints and tips to get you started.

Mowgli Adventures Travel Resources Van life hacks, hints & tips

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Road trips are exciting but, knowing what to pack can give you a stonking headache. Even if you’re traveling light, pack a few of these road trip essentials to make sure your journey isn’t ruined because you didn’t think to bring some of the basics. This road trip packing list will help you prepare so you can …

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It’s heading towards that time of year where you’re getting ready for your road trip and looking forward to hitting the open road. Yet preparation can be exhausting and knowing how to plan a road trip will make all the difference. Some people like to plan everything out in minute detail, others prefer winging it …

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A closed currency is a currency that is not freely available outside its country of origin. You must exchange your foreign currency upon arrival as there are import restrictions. You should also consider spending your remaining cash before leaving, as the restrictions on a closed currency extend to exports too. In the event that you are caught …

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First aid kits are often overlooked by travelers, mainly because most minor ailments only occur when you’re surrounded by other people or medical supplies are readily at hand. But when the biting ants gnaw between your toes on a secluded beach, believe me, you’ll wish you packed a travel first aid kit.  So, check out …

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We’ve all heard about bijou apartments the size of a small walk-in wardrobe in big cities where space comes at a costly premium. More and more people are living in tiny spaces and if they’re lucky they’ll have room for a chopping board as well as a kettle in their kitchenette. It all sounds a …

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