Travel Rant: Budget Flight + Small Bag = Punishment?

By | July 5th, 2013|Budget Travel|

I'll keep it short (ish) with this post ( ironically being shorter would mean a reduced need for this rant).  This may (or may not) just be me getting a little wound up over nothing, but then again I might actually have a point.  I think at least those reading this with long legs may appreciate [...]

The cost of a long weekend in Iceland

By | May 10th, 2013|Budget Travel, Iceland|

Iceland had a reputation as being a pretty expensive place, but what exactly is the cost of a long weekend in Iceland? Even now, when prices to visit are cheaper than they have been in a long time, they're still not what I and many others would consider CHEAP. But anyway, despite the cost I [...]

Backpacker banking

By | February 12th, 2013|Budget Travel|

Money money money money money.  Everyone is talking about it, how to save enough, how to make it using your blog, how to make it last when you’re on the road. It is said that money makes the world go round, well more accurately in the case of backpackers money makes you go around the [...]

Top 10 ways to save money when travelling

By | November 18th, 2011|Budget Travel, Travel tips|

Travelling can be quite expensive, especially when paying for flights, accommodation, clothing, backpacking gear, vaccinations, food, drink and of course any trips/excursions along the way, but if you’re wise with your money; there’s no reason why you can’t enjoy yourself and not spend every penny you’ve saved for so long for. Below are some tips [...]

My Top 5 ways to save some £’s in London

By | September 1st, 2011|Budget Travel, Top 5's, Travel tips, What to do in London|

Like a lot of capital cities, London aint cheap (say that bit with a cockney accent for authentisity reasons), I should know as I was born here and call it home. The aim of this post is to provide information about ways visitors to London can save a bit of cash on things such as [...]

Top 5 costs you probably don’t think about before you go backpacking

By | July 22nd, 2011|Budget Travel, Top 5's|

Each time I go away, I always believe that I've budgeted for the essentials, food, accommodation and fun.  Its simple and generally effective, although there's always little things that crop up and eat into that budget.  Annoying little things.  Things you would never have considered until the moment you desperately need to spend some of your [...]