Monzo – the travel money card you both want and need!

By | May 15th, 2017|Budget Travel|

As it stands, the Monzo Mastercard is the travel money card you both want and need ... probably. Why? Well primarily because it's a debit card which will save you money versus your regular debit card (as evidenced below), but also because it can help you no end with the monitoring of your spending [...]

The cost of 4 days in Dubai

By | May 8th, 2017|Budget Travel, UAE|

Dubai is not an overly budget friendly city. It is a city built around extravagance and excess, bright lights and all things shiny. So what exactly was the cost of 4 days in Dubai? Before touching down in the UAE, I didn't really clock that Dubai was an odd destination for me to visit until [...]

The cost of snowboarding in Slovenia – Krvavec

By | February 12th, 2017|Budget Travel, Slovenia, Snowboarding|

Budget snowboarding in Slovenia, it is most certainly possible, and I'd like to think I've already proven once it before, having visited and written all about my taking to the slopes in Vogel (2015).  This year however it was the turn of Krvavec, Slovenia's #1 ski resort according to its website. Whether it was and [...]

Vilnius on a budget #TMS200

By | November 15th, 2016|Budget Travel, Lithuania|

Vilnius on a budget, you up for it? Wanting to prove that travel doesn't have to be expensive, I am not long back from the Baltic beauty that is Lithuania, having had a grand time in its capital of Vilnius.  It was my first time to both country and city, and I was on a [...]

The cost of 3 nights in Pula, Croatia

By | October 20th, 2016|Budget Travel, Croatia|

The cost of 3 nights in Pula, it's been a long time coming this one.  In fact any kind of travel has felt like a long time coming.  The last time I left the country was back in May, to visit Mallorca with my family, and the last time I wrote a blog post was [...]

My tips for budgeting in an expensive city

By | January 4th, 2016|Budget Travel|

Budgeting, it's what I do. Not because I am poor, but just because I like getting value for money and HATE the thought of being in debt. However, on the travel front that does not mean that I avoid destinations which you might deem expensive.  Far from it, I too wish to visit destinations such [...]

The cost of a 4 night Ring Of Kerry road trip

By | September 14th, 2015|Budget Travel, Ireland|

A Ring Of Kerry road trip is a trip you simply must undertake at some point in your life! A fortnight ago I gave you 15 stunning reasons to road trip the Ring of Kerry , but I never actually told you how much it cost.  Being a budget travel blog, the cost is a pretty [...]

The cost of 2 night in Paris

By | July 16th, 2015|Budget Travel, France|

What is the cost of 2 night in Paris?  How much is it to visit one of Europe's most beautiful cities? My list visit to Paris was under slightly unfortunate circumstances.  While Paris is an incredible city to explore on foot, what happens when you're not so able to manoeuvre about on foot?  What happens when putting [...]

The cost of 2 nights in Copenhagen, Denmark

By | July 2nd, 2015|Budget Travel, Denmark|

What is the cost of 2 nights in Copenhagen? Is Copenhagen an expensive city to visit? Yes ... and no. It is expensive to an extent, but equally there are a number of free/cheap things to see and do when in the Danish capital.  Hint, look over here --> Copenhagen – 10 Things to do on [...]

Maximising cashback, points and airmiles from online bookings

By | March 26th, 2015|Airmiles, Budget Travel|

Its rare I buy travel these days without ... a) shopping around for the best deal b) trying to get some form of cashback c) using a points earning credit card to pay It is with the above in mind that I have come to use a kind of 2 (or 3) step system when [...]