Month: May 2016

How To Save Money To Travel The World

How To Save Money To Travel The World

Are you planning an adventure of a lifetime, but need cash to make these dreams a reality? As we all know, there are numerous amounts of expenses you will need to take into account when you are planning your next trip. Expenditures include not just the essentials like food and accommodation; you may also need to pay off things such as student loans before you depart. Budgeting isn’t always easy, but if you change your mindset in regard to money, it can actually be pretty simple. Here are a few things you can do to save money to travel the world: Live Within Your Means Take your monthly paycheck and half it, save the rest. You don’t need it all. If you really want to travel the world you’ll find a way to live for less. Set up a direct debit so you’re not tempted to dip into it. Allocate how much you need to spend each week and stick to it. If  you’re lucky you may even have money left over your budget, put that …

Three Social Media Mix-ups

To begin I’m not writing this post claiming to be some social media expert, who uses social media so profusely that when I tweet everyone takes notice. I could tweet and it would result in… … (No, that’s just odd!). There is no such thing as an expert; it’s all an experiment. I’m just someone who uses social media regularly, who notices a few things people persist in doing. Each platform works differently. They may all be starting to look and feel alike, but each is different, each has a different purpose. I just can’t help but notice these social mix-ups. 1: Posting Instagram Photos On Twitter When you post an Instagram picture on Twitter it actually appears as a link. Twitter has even taken steps to suggest people stop posting photos from Instagram to the social network. A number of Twitter’s ‘verified’ users recently received an in-app alert, which reminded them to post their photos directly on Twitter to make sure your fans always see them. Yes, that’s me! Twitter NOT Instagram 2: Posting Hashtags On LinkedIn When we talk about hashtags, in most …

10 Things You Didn’t Know You Needed To Know About Me

Shouldn’t we get to know each other better? Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about me: 1: I was born in 1991, but I could definitely get away with telling you I was born 1999. 2: I eat uncooked, dry pasta (yes, like they’re crisps). 3: I’ve been friends with my closest friends for over 15 years (god that makes me feel old). 4: In August 2015 I quit my job to travel the world with my Girlfriend, Beth. We spent 7 months in Australia, working and travelling. Now we are exploring South East Asia. Next will be New Zealand and South America.  5: If you read the above fact correctly, you guessed it. I’m gay or a Lesbian (I’m still not sure which I like best). 6: I love hats! Flat caps and Cow boy hats are my favourite, but I want them all. 7: As a kid I was obsessed with Digimon (even after Pokemon became uncool). I even had a Digivice, make that two! They are basically like tamagotchis, but better. …