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5 things to look for when you book a local guide

5 things to look for when you book a local guide

The time has come! You’re going on holidays. And you want everything to be perfect. Well, most of how it’ll go depends on you. One of the most important choices you’ll have to make is your guide. You’ll spend a lot of time together. An incompetent, rude or not trustworthy or reliable guide can ruin your vacations. It’s good to choose them wisely. So to which qualities should you pay most attention to? 1. Experience You get better with time….

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8 reasons to hire a private guide in Bali

8 reasons to hire a private guide in Bali

We arrived in Bali during the night. Our driver, who we had booked in advance, was waiting for us at the airport. The arrangements were made from our home via the internet two weeks before we left. The driver was the first Balinese person we’ve met. We spent our entire drive to Ubud, which took us 1 hour, talking about his country and listening to his stories about his family and everyday life. The next day, I woke up while…

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Not all who wander are lost. What is the best way to explore a destination?

Not all who wander are lost. What is the best way to explore a destination?

How do I explore my destination? There are many possibilities. Each person’s travelling style is different. Some like to be alone and some don’t. Just like not everyone likes to have a plan. Each possibility is different and all have their strenghts and flaws.     A travel agency. It’s quite a popular way of spending your holidays. The biggest advantage – it’s easy. You just have to go to a travel agency and book your vacation. You don’t have…

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A professional or a hobbyst? Who is a perfect guide?

A professional or a hobbyst? Who is a perfect guide?

I love to travel independently. To wander alone the streets, gazing at shops, coming into the coffee bars, smiling to the people. I love it, because I feel free, self-reliant, calm, and confident. Time belongs to me and me only. But there are situations when I have to use someones help. Why? Because sometimes there is no public transport and I have to go somewhere by cab.  I need to feel safe and I prefer to be with someone trustworthy….

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