The cost of a week travelling around Jordan

By | March 26th, 2014|Budget Travel, Jordan|

The cost of a week travelling around Jordan, here goes. I would love love lover to be able to travel without the worry of cash or a budget, but that is not my reality.  I am fortunate to travel to some wonderful places, but whilst exploring each I am careful to watch the coffers and [...]

How I personally afford to travel

By | September 23rd, 2013|Budget Travel|

How does one afford to travel? I'm not going to fob you off with lies, I don't get hundreds or even tens of emails a week asking me how I can afford to travel.  Truth be told I'm lucky if I get one email.  Woe is me I know!  I do however get asked occasionally in [...]

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 [...]

Bansko: Budget Snowboarding in Bulgaria

By | January 30th, 2013|Bulgaria, Snowboarding, Video|

Budget snowboarding in Bansko is easily done.  You just need to book everything early and separately.  Its far from being the biggest ski resort in Europe, but if you're looking for a cheap skiing or snowboarding trip within Europe, you could do a lot worse than Bansko in southwest Bulgaria. Also, when you need that "great [...]

Activites in London that will cost you nothing

By | September 21st, 2011|What to do in London|

They’re not exactly hidden, but how these escape the oh so common ‘top 10 free/cheap things to do when in London’ type blog posts is beyond me.  Being a London lad, I would put these somewhere near the top of my list ... 1. The Portobello Road Market: Made famous by the children’s film ‘Bedknobs and [...]

Music in London

By | July 14th, 2011|What to do in London|

Got some time in London and fancy going to a gig or a night of clubbing, have you heard about the British Indie scene, or had your ears decimated by the sound of dubstep and wobbly basslines?  The London music scene can make this happen!  Check out some of these spots for listings, tickets and [...]