There are a lot of articles out there about how to travel with children. But what about us, grown up children who go on a trip with our even more mature parents? You think that is easy? I think that travel with parents also needs it’s own survival guide.

In this global world where everyone lives anywhere but home, one of the main possibilities to connect with your parents who live far away is to travel with them. In my case, I see my parents at least twice a year, with me traveling back to Ukraine and them visiting me in Denmark. [click to continue…]

I am still a realist and cannot say that travel is not expensive. It is. Even if you travel on a budget, you still probably spend more money than you would by just sitting at home, buying food from your favorite grocery store and riding your bike to work. Because traveling is not just a plane ticket. It is also having a place to sleep, eating out and endless transportation from and to airports, between sights and remote locations where you want to see something extraordinary. Therefore, I still cling on to my day job that allows me to have funds for traveling. [click to continue…]

Europe road trip is an amazing way to see Europe, as it offers you plenty of flexibility and ability to visit as many countries as you wish in a time span you have. Road trip in Europe would be quite easy due to the fact that borders are open and countries are relatively small, so you can build your own  travel route. If you need an inspiration for a Europe road trip travel route, you can refer to my post on 14 DAY ROAD TRIP IN EUROPE. [click to continue…]

2016 is here and now is a great time to compile the bucket list for the upcoming year travel destinations. I’m offering you the list of countries that have been unfairly overlooked by tourists for years, leaving them undiscovered and quite affordable.

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So, 2015 has passed. Whew… what a year! This is a year when I translated my inspiration from Panama- Costa Rica trip into a Travel Monkey blog which took considerable amount of my time after a day job.

Before I dive deeper into the content of this post, I wanted to take the time and thank you for reading it and for everything else that you might have read on Travel Monkey.  [click to continue…]

Not all of us are made to be full time travelers. Some things coming with that title are far from what people are willing to take, like sharing a room with tens of other travelers, not always having the possibility to groom yourself, staying on a low budget due to the fact that you don’t have a full time job, and pretty much looking like a homeless person in many of the cases. [click to continue…]

Before arranging our trip to Scotland I searched on the web whether hitchhiking in Scotland is common as such. Reviews differed, but the common opinion is that people these days don’t do it that often. Which might be true, but does it mean that hitchhiking in Scotland doesn’t work anymore? My personal experience shows the contrary. [click to continue…]

Finding a cheap flight deal is where the travel planning starts, at least for me. There is no point in planning anything else unless you have the tickets to go.

Most of the time I have no idea where I am going to travel to next. If you are a curious wanderer who wants to see it all, same as me, the following tips will help you. [click to continue…]

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