Off The Tourist Treadmill – A Free Travel Hub to Help You Pay Less, Travel & Experience More
Do you want authentic meals? Do you want contact with local people? Do you want to find hidden places to visit? If you replied yes to any one of these questions, our free travel hub is for you!
Our aim is to create a free travel hub of useful information about how to travel independently around the world. In our travel blog, we share our travel knowledge and personal experiences with you. We want to inspire you with our travel adventures around the world. Learn how we save money but gain a more authentic travel experience.
Let us help you escape “Metro-Boulot-Dodo” (pronounced may tro boo lo do do). Don’t live to work, but live to travel like us. Our aim is to teach you how easy it is to travel independently without spending loads of money. In our blog pages, you will find our travel stories and tips to help you get out of your comfort zone.
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Travelling independently is not difficult. Being aware of some golden rules will ensure you have unforgettable memories from your future trips.
We love to help fellow travellers. Please don’t hesitate to ask us questions or contact us. This is a travel hub and we want it to be an exchange of travel information. We will be very pleased to hear from you and to help you in any way we can.
Our Travel Philosophy For Worldwide Travel
We make a conscious choice to travel Off the Tourist Treadmill. This means travelling like a local and avoiding 5-star hotels. Although we enjoy this from time to time, we make a conscious choice to travel a very different way.
We prefer to stay in less expensive guest houses and small independent hotels where European food and guests are not the norm. As foodies, we both love that we can eat authentic cuisine wherever we are in the world.
We also love the freedom of independent travel. We travel with backpacks and can easily move from one place to another. This flexibility lets us travel and experience more in different countries around the world. It also gives us time to interact with the locals which is the most memorable part of our travels.
Not only do we pay less, but we experience more by having the time to stay where we want for however long we want. We can easily respond to tips from other travellers and change our destinations. We are not the only ones travelling like this.
When travelling in India, we stayed in a simple £20 a night hotel. We met two charming 70-year-old women who were backpacking around Asia without a fixed plan. We spent a great night with them and exchanged tips on our travels in India. This is only one example, but it happens all the time whenever we travel Off the Tourist Treadmill.
What You Will Find in Our Free Travel Hub
In our free travel hub, you will find a lot of informative and helpful information. We write detailed travel blogs to give you the best travel information.
Our selection of travel blog posts will inspire you about which amazing places to visit in the world. They also show you how to design your own travel itineraries, how to prepare for your travel adventure, how to get around using public transport and how to stay safe.
Our travel website has useful blog posts about many different travel destinations around the world. It also has a helpful Travel Tips section. Here you will find important sections on Travel Planning, Travel Safety, Transport Planning and Travel Gear.
If you love experiencing different local food specialties around the world, there is also a section about Food Adventures. If you are looking to travel more extensively, be inspired by the section on New Lifestyle.