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 [...]

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 [...]

How my travelling on a budget has changed with age

By | December 17th, 2014|Budget Travel|

Budget travel, its what I do.  I enjoy it for the most part, the challenge of finding deals, collecting points/air miles and getting the best value for my cash monies that I can.  In some senses its a game, but then on a more serious note I do need to watch just how much I [...]

Copenhagen – 10 Things to do on the cheap / for free

By | November 5th, 2014|Budget Travel, Denmark|

A trip to Copenhagen can get expensive quickly.  Whilst flights from the UK are reasonable (Easyjet or BA), a couple of nights accommodation, food, drink and maybe spot of shopping on top of a few tours all adds up. However, with that said, like most cities if you search the backstreet's, look high and low, [...]

Sarajevo: Budget snowboarding in Bosnia

By | February 5th, 2014|Bosnia, Budget Travel, Snowboarding|

Snowboarding in Bosnia, that didn't quite go according to plan. Due to a lack of snow and my timing, 4 days snowboarding in the mountains surrounding Sarajevo ultimately turned into just the one day.  Ah well, despite being a bit of a control freak, my powers do not extend as far as to be able [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]