TRAVEL BLOG

Jen Western Namibia

Welcome to Charge The Globe's travel blog. Being over 40 doesn't mean you still can't have adventure travel experiences, but it might mean you do it in comfortable shoes.

I hope you can find travel inspiration and practical information on destinations and travel hacks to make your next adventure the very best one yet.


Latest Travel Articles

Trip A Deal - Cheap tours Borneo.

Sabah Vs. Sarawak: Which state is best for your Borneo Vacation

Explore the unique charms of Borneo by comparing Sabah's wildlife adventures and Sarawak's rich cultural heritage for an unforgettable vacation experience.”
Wine Glass Bay, Freycinet National Park Tasmania

Tasmania in 5 Days: Top Destinations and Hidden Gems

5 Days in Tasmania: Explore Tasmania's diverse attractions in just 5 days. From Hobart, to Bruny Island's, to the Wild Rivers. Discover Tassie's top destinations and hidden gems in this comprehensive travel guide.
The Gold Coast Australia

Revealing: How many days on the Gold Coast is Ideal

Wondering how many days on the Gold coast is Ideal? Check out this 3 day Gold Coast Itinerary for a great sample trip to Australia's premiere holiday destination.
The coloured buildings of Sopa Harbour in the British Virgin Islands

How to Choose the Right Travel Destination for You

How to choose the right travel destination for you. Discover expert tips on selecting your next travel destination! Our blog post guides you through considering climate, culture, accommodations, and logistics for a memorable trip. Find your perfect getaway now!

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Travel Stories

If you've been around for a little while or you know me personally, you will have definately heard about that time I patted a wild whale! You might also have heard about that time I got my boobs fondled by a woman in Ethiopia and maybe also heard the story of Rosario and Bruce from the Camino. These posts are my personal travel stories.

They have no financial value or any real credibility for my website, but they are stories that moved me. Stories I can still shed a tear over and stories that always make me smile. Travel is more than where to stay in El Nido or what to eat in Uganda (ROLEX!!!) – it is the experiences that move you to keep going, keep learning and keep Charging The Globe.

A turtle hatchling making its way across the sand

Zapatilla Beach And Helping Baby Turtles

I helped hundreds of baby turtles out to see in Bocas Del Toro. Read this heart warming story of such a surprising day.
Beware you underwear choices for hiking.

Beware Your Underwear Choices!

Helping a fellow pilgrim overcome some dubious underwear choices on the Camino de Santiago.
Camino de santiago over the Meseta

Breaking Down Walls On The Camino De Santiago

A story of how a conversation over bread allowed 2 people to connect and talk about the trauma they both suffered.
Getting mugged by a whale off Dunsborough in Western Australia

Patting A Wild Hump Back Whale

Read my story about patting a wild whale off the coast of Dunsborough in Western Australia.

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Travel Tips


Travel Tips

The coloured buildings of Sopa Harbour in the British Virgin Islands

How to Choose the Right Travel Destination for You

How to choose the right travel destination for you. Discover expert tips on selecting your next travel destination! Our blog post guides you through considering climate, culture, accommodations, and logistics for a memorable trip. Find your perfect getaway now!
100 Euro Money Bill

30 Second Advice – No 18: Getting Money Through Western Union

If you ever find yourself in a sticky situation with regard to needing cash and fast, Western Union or World Remit can save your bacon. Learn how to get money almost instantaneously on the road if and when you need it.
Jen from Charge The Globe at Cap Blanc in Mauritania

101 Things I've Learned From Travelling to 101 Countries

Find out the 101 life and travel lessons I've learned from visiting 101 countries. Some are not what you would expect.
Fuel filler indicator on car dash

Where To Put Fuel Into Your Hire Car

Have you ever found yourself at the fuel station in a hire car and not known which side the fuel filler was on? Read on for how to know before you drive in.

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