Happiness comes in waves. The feature picture for this post was taken a few months ago, on my annual...
When searching for travel deals everybody starts in one place: online. The internet has opened up a whole new...
The most important thing I get out of travel is something I call Experience Value. Experience Value doesn’t directly...
Is travel hacking legal? Surprisingly, the question gets asked all the time. Travel “hacking”, to some, sounds illegal. If you were to hack a bank’s computer for example, you could find yourself behind bars for a significant portion of your time on this planet. Obviously, when you’re trying to... Read more
The choice is yours. Where would you like to go next? Head downtown for a city-trip, venture to the beach, or maybe an eclectic mix that somehow manages to combine the two? What to do while traveling greatly depends on the type of destination. Obviously a beach destination will... Read more
Don’t let summer pass you by without planning that trip you’ve always wanted to go on. It’s not too late yet – there’s still time left to make your mark and make this summer an unforgettable one. The main reason I wrote my travel book, was my desire to... Read more
If you don’t care so much about the “why” and just want to get your free travel book, that’s cool. Just click here. Otherwise, read on. Have you ever had that unsettling feeling when there’s no upcoming trips in your calendar? There’s somewhere you think about going, but you... Read more
Toronto’s claim to the title of world’s most multicultural city is a tough one to argue with. 160 different languages are spoken in the city, and the celebration of diversity is a huge part of what life in Toronto, and Canada as a whole, is all about. Unlike most... Read more
Enjoy this short travel video and interview with yours truly – bestselling travel author Wilko van de Kamp. It was shot on a summer motorcycle trip to my happy place – British Columbia. It’s a relatively short (3-6 hours “only”) from Calgary, depending on where you’re going, but a... Read more
Travel Hacking the airlines is what it all started with. After moving to Canada I was pretty broke, but still wanted to explore and travel from this end of the world. From a European perspective, the size of this country is insane. Another side-effect (literally) from living in Canada... Read more
Just over a month ago, fellow traveler Anthony Bourdain committed suicide by hanging himself in his hotel room in France. Bourdain was working on an upcoming episode of his award-winning CNN series, Parts Unknown. In a way, he’s like the traveler who never found the way home – or... Read more
A few years ago, I wrote a travel hacking book that explains the theory behind the secrets of travel I have used to explore the world, and fly for free. That book was never supposed to be a book. It started with just some emails that I wrote to friends... Read more
Do you ever think: if travel was free, you’d never see me again? I’m sure you can relate. My vision is to “just fly”. The only one stopping you from traveling to that place you’ve always wanted to see (but never did), is you. Sure, you may think there... Read more