Arimo travels

A 26-year-old Finnish man on a 2-year trip around the world. Travel tips, experiences and bad jokes.

Category: During the trip

How Long Does It Take a Cargo Ship to Cross the Pacific?

How long does it take a cargo ship to cross the Pacific? This posts lists popular cargo ships routes and their durations for crossing the Pacific Ocean on a ship.

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42 Best Long-Term Travel Tips

Looking for long-term travel tips from an expert? You’ve just found them! In this blog post, I share my best long-term travel tips.

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Headspace Meditation App Review (One Year of Daily Use)

Headspace is a guided meditation app that offers short meditation exercises for daily use. In this Headspace app review, I share my Headspace experiences after using the app for a year.

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How to Prepare for Traveling on a Cargo Ship?

Are you planning to book a passage on a cargo ship? This guide tells you how to prepare for traveling on a cargo ship

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My Travel Budget for 12 Months of Solo Travel

How much does it cost to travel the world for one year? Here’s my travel budget for 12 months of solo travel around the world.

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8 Useful Android Apps for Long Term Travel (and What to Do With Them)

Ah, smart phones. They’ve permanently changed the way we travel, but they don’t help much if you don’t know what to do with them. Here are some free Android apps for long term travel that I’ve found very helpful during my months on the road.

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Things to Do on Long Train Journeys

Trains offer a relatively comfortable, cheap and environmentally friendly way of transport all around the world. Still, long train journeys can get tedious. Here are a few things to do on long train journeys.

Something about train traveling fascinates me. Maybe it’s the idea how you lock yourself out of the outside world for multiple hours. You sit, loll and walk around in this weird chain of wheeled rooms.

Without a Wi-Fi, the only means of wasting time are those that you’ve packed with you. And although you cannot go outside, you still get great, slowly changing views from the windows.

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Amateur Hiking Tips for Day Hikes

Many travel destinations offer spectacular hiking possibilities, but an amateur might be worried if they have the necessary gear needed for hiking. Here are few basic hiking tips for traveler’s day hikes that can make your occasional walks more enjoyable.

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