neil barnes travel blogger

Hi! I’m Neil and welcome to my wee budget travel blog. It all started back in 2005 with a last minute trip to South Africa. From there things have just spiralled and in 2010 I started this here very travel blog where you can find all sorts of useful info on backpacking, road trips, hostels, weekend breaks, volunteering … anything travel and/or budget really.

Read more about me on my ‘about me‘ page.

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

May 15th, 2017|

**UPDATE 14/12/18***

Monzo are now operating current accounts (instead of a simply pre payment card), and right now you can get £5 FREE when opening a new account.  Have a […]

The cost of 4 days in Dubai

May 8th, 2017|

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 […]

Review: The Trespass Everguy Mens Snowboard Jacket

April 19th, 2017|

Trespass is a UK based budget friendly outdoor clothing brand, who have a major presence on your local high street … and by that I mean they have more than 150 stores across the UK. […]

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