road-trip

Travel

Travelling Sydney 101: EVERYTHING You Need to Know

Sydney is Australia’s largest, oldest and most expensive city; and it is easy to see why. Commonly mistaken for Australia’s capital (which it is not), Sydney hugs the east coast and proudly surrounds the world’s largest natural harbour and stretches towards the incredible Blue Mountains to the West. Ranking 10th in the world in terms of quality of living, […]

Read More
Travel

14 Essential Cultural Tips for Traveling Thailand

Thailand, the land of a thousand smiles. Islands dotted with palm trees overhanging white beaches, long tail boat filling the hot tropical waters and spice infused cuisine; Thailand is one of the greatest, most memorable travel destinations you’re ever likely to experience. Stunning scenery, captivating temples, ancient villages, soaring mountains, mouth-watering food and incredible hospitality, […]

Read More
Travel

Highway To Heaven

This story brings you back to one of the best weeks of my life- the simpler days. Throughout this article, you will meet myself (George Game) and Tom Ward (my travelling buddy) as we raced through the spiralling roads Vietnam. Who is George Game? Occupation: Founder / CEO of GoKo Travels Early in 2014, with little money and […]

Read More
Travel

Why not visit Nepal? All the tips, tricks and best bits.

Nepal, the Himalayan Kingdom. Home to the great Mount Everest and it fellow Himalayan brothers, Nepal hosts some the most challenging trekking in the world. Often described as “India’s cousin”, Nepal couldn’t be more different. Yes, on the service Nepal looks much the same, however, unlike India, Nepal is kind, forgiving and certainly less dramatic (apart […]

Read More
Travel

Incredibly Cheap Backpacking Trips You Should Do In Summer 2019

As we slide into 2019, are you beginning to wonder where is best to start your new year adventures? Here at GoKo-travels we have your back will a list of top places to visit this year: 1) Nepal Oh, Nepal – the Himalayan Kingdom –  You really are a beauty! Home to the great Mount Everest […]

Read More
Travel

A Road-Trip Through Vietnam: An Experts Perfect Itinerary

We recently released a short video of our epic journey through Vietnam on a motorbike. Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pf1x28v3ucQ&t=5s But how did we do it? Now although driving through Vietnam seems quite a daunting task, this was my (and most other peoples) first time riding a motorbike – so do not fear, its not as scary as it […]

Read More
Travel

From The Van, To The Pan: Tim’s Road-trip Recipes

Living on the road doesn’t mean you can’t eat well! What follows is a tasty guide to feeding yourself during your road-trip travels. I hope that you find my insights and advice useful when planning road trips and camping trips up the East coast of Australia, across America or even through Europe – wherever you […]

Read More
Uncategorized

PILPINTUWASI: SIX WEEKS AT AN ANIMAL RESCUE IN THE AMAZON JUNGLE

We slowly approached the wooden dock on the beach. “Bienvenidos a Padre Cocha” read the big white letters on the hill. 20 foot collectivo boats lined the shore. People got on and off, carrying groceries and cargo they had purchased in Iquitos. Others stood still, staring and laughing at me as I tried not to lose my balance […]

Read More
Uncategorized

10 Jobs That Helped Change My Perspective, & Humbled Me When I Needed It Most:

“Finish your food! There are starving children in Africa!” We’ve all heard this before. We’ve heard it from parents; we’ve heard it from teachers; we’ve seen it on TV; we’ve read it in books and magazines. We know it’s true, but did it really change anything? Was hearing this truly the driving force behind finishing […]

Read More
Uncategorized

The BEST Way To Ensure Your Bag Is First Off The Plane & First On The Carousel

Us travellers universally obsess over getting our bags off first on the luggage carousel – but is there a trick that can ensure success every time? As soon as the seatbelt sign is switched off, we jump out of our seats, pop open the overhead lockers and scuffle to the front on the plane as fast a […]

Read More