Category: Independent Travel

snorkelling, snorkelling with whale sharks, whale sharks oslob, Cebu, Philippines, image by Jade Jackson

Philippines fr $201 return!

Snorkel with the whale sharks or explore thousands of islands!

book cheap flights to Hawaii

Hawaii direct fr $432**

Hawaii fr $432 - plan ahead for next year!

The Other Stonehenge

This Stonehenge is closer, easier to get to, and you can touch it!

Snorkelling with whale sharks, manta rays, turtles and dolphins.

From the Caribbean to Niue here's my favourite places to snorkel.

The Church At Auvers-Sur-Oise

See the church at Auvers-Sur-Oise, exactly as Vincent Van Gogh painted it.

A Global Disneyland Expedition

Visit every Disneyland in the world, on a single trip!

Wales, Mt Snowdon, Snowdonia National Park, article by Jade Jackson

Why Wales Is Worth A Wander

Wales is more than just Castles and Cardiff. Find books, catch steam trains, ride canal boats then sleep in a castle!

travel books, books by Jade Jackson, adventure books, romance books, wanderlust books, image by Jade Jackson

Escape To Another Country, With These Books

From the warm waters of BAJA CALIFORNIA, to the ALASKAN WILDERNESS or the JUNGLES OF STH AMERICA - these BOOKS will TAKE YOU THERE! (well mentally at least)

Best iPhone travel apps by Jade Jackson

The Greatest iPhone Apps To Use Whilst Travelling

The greatest iPhone apps to capture your trip, immerse with locals, communicate, be entertained on long plane trips and manage your money, all tested on multiple trips.

Times Square New York, image by Jade Jackson

New York Like a Local

New York can seem overwhelming but it doesn't have to be!

Jade Talks Travel #19 – Book Cheap Flights to Anywhere

Book cheap flights to anywhere including 'hacker fares'. In this episode I share my knowledge from being a travel agent, an issuer of airline tickets, a teacher of IATA airfares and ticketing and of course being an experienced traveller. With these tips, you'll rest easy knowing you have the cheapest flight possible and you'll also ...

Write a Song to Capture Your Next Trip

Write a song on your next trip to make it memorable, for years to come; way more than a quick like on a selfie ever could.

Kapiti Coast, Wellington, New Zealand, Move to New Zealand, live in New Zealand, how to move to New Zealand, image by Jade Jackson

How to move to New Zealand

Move to New Zealand in three easy steps with this blog post by Jade Jackson who moved there in 2009.

Long Distance Relationships

Long Distance Relationships or LDR can be cruelly addictive, here’s why.

Jade Talks Travel #13 – The Lure of Islands and Cape Palliser

Hear two travel articles, written and read by Jade Jackson, featuring the Lure of Islands and Cape Palliser.

Jade Talks Travel #12 – Russia and the Trans-Mongolian Railway

Take one of the longest railway journey’s in the world, through snow, desert, and mountains.

Solo Travel

Solo travel is not just for singles, it’s for women, mothers, elderly, anyone! Solo travel will change your life.

Most Popular Podcast Episodes and Blog Posts of 2018

Check out the most downloaded podcast episodes, and read blog posts of 2018.

Jade Talks Travel #9 – Japan on a Budget and Become Fluent in Japanese

Learn how to become fluent in any language and travelling Japan on a budget.

Jade Talks Travel #7 – Philippines

You can’t argue with a tourism slogan like “It’s More Fun in the Philippines.”

Jade Talks Travel #6 – Are You Addicted to Travel?

The side of travel you won’t see on Instagram; the addiction of travel.

Jade Talks Travel #4 – Travel China Independantly (without a tour)

Home to some of the biggest construction projects the world has ever seen.

Need a break? Take a micro-trip.

Take a micro-trip, without leaving the country. No passport required.

Jade Talks Travel #3 – New Zealand Road Trips – Cape Palliser & The Forgotten World Highway

There’s no better escape than a remote road trip in New Zealand, on empty roads, surrounded by ancient ferns.

Cape Palliser, New Zealand.

Follow the lonely road to wildness.

Travel China Independantly

Want to travel China independently but don’t speak Chinese? With a little planning you can easily travel around China without a tour.