Category: Travel

Want to learn how you can travel more, for less? Read on to discover the easiest travel hacks you can start using today. Read the full story at stayathomestraggler.com

Travel Hacks for Beginners

 Last year, I discovered travel hacking. After a brief moment of ‘why haven’t I heard about this before?' I was immediately disappointed to learn that for all those years I spent travelling the world, I could have travelled a lot more and for a lot less. But alas, it’s never too late to start! After delving further into the mysterious world of travel hacking, I felt ...Read More
10 reasons why Tbilisi is an Awesome place to live. Blog Post, Welcome to Georgia. stayathomestraggler.com

10 reasons why Georgia is an awesome place to live

It’s extremely rare that we find ourselves returning to a country where we’ve lived and worked before. Actually, we never have. That is, until now! Last week we left our temporary home in Iran and returned to our old stomping ground - Georgia. Being back in Tbilisi is a bit nostalgic. It’s one of those cities that seems to be constantly changing and evolving, but ...Read More
Collecting frequent flyer miles and losing them all can be so frustrating. I'll make sure not to lose my miles by following these top tips for making the most of frequent flyer miles.

Frequent Flyer Miles, and what NOT to do with them

  A few years ago, I was based in Ethiopia for a year, working in a position that involved a great deal of travel. On an almost weekly basis I’d be flying to and from the capital, Addis Ababa, to one of five locations in different corners of the country. On my estimation, I took approximately 59 flights with Ethiopian Airlines during that year, ...Read More
Stuff we always travel with. Although we try our best to pack light there are some things we never travel without.

Stuff we always travel with

Merry Christmas everyone! As the year comes to a close, we are preparing for yet another move to yet another country. However, this time we’re making our way to more familiar terrain - Georgia! One of our all-time favourite corners of the world. We have fond memories of our time in Georgia and have always vowed to return one day. Needless to say, we’re ...Read More
12 Things I love about Life in Tehran. Tehran city view. This post describes life in Tehran and quirky things that make life in Tehran interesting.

12 things I love about life in Tehran

As I mentioned in my first post, I quite embarrassingly imagined Iran to be a lively circus of interesting people and captivating scenery. Even after weeks of research and reading everything I could get my hands on, I expected to see street performers, women draped in beautifully decorative scarves and multitudes of green spaces overseen by artists showcasing their works. I expected food, lots ...Read More
How we came to be in Iran, Blog post at stayathomestraggler.com. Describes how we arrived in Tehran and our story leading up to our time here.

How we came to be in Iran

Every time we speak to family or friends they invariably ask us one of four questions (often all four). So, where are you guys now? What are you doing there? As in, what are you doing there? How long will you be there for? and Where to next?! Four months ago, while we were still melting in the sweltering heat of Tunisia, our answer ...Read More