Barcelona on a budget – my top tips

By | June 12th, 2014|Budget Travel, Spain|

Barcelona on a budget is certainly possible, I mean Barcelona isn't an incredibly expensive city in the first place, or at least I personally didn't find it to be during my short 3 night stay there.  But if you are looking to take on this Catalonia wonder over a few nights, but whilst at the same [...]

Instagrams from Barcelona

By | May 17th, 2014|Real Time Blogging, Spain|

Ah Barcelona, second time lucky. Once upon a time I tried to win a trip to Barcelona with Easyjet ... I failed miserably.  I thought I had a good pitch, but ultimately I failed to get enough votes to warrant my inclusion on said trip, sob.  Fast forward 2 years and thanks to some hard [...]

2012 in summary and plans for 2013

By | December 28th, 2012|Travel|

Tis' that time of year to once again wrap up what has been a pretty decent (probable understatement) year for travel here at www.backpacksandbunkbeds.co.uk.  Much like last years summary post, I should probably point out that even though I work the 9-5 my work place is pretty cool and let me buy-back extra holiday.  It [...]

Sea Kayaking in Corralejo, Fuertaventura

By | September 26th, 2012|Spain|

Sea Kayaking in Corralejo was probably the highlight on my time on Fuertaventura.  Dont get me wrong, stuffing my face every hour of the day at our all inclusive digs was beautifully fattening, but getting out of our resort and onto the water for a day was just superb. Our tour was supplied by the brilliant www.getyourguide.com [...]

Plaza De Santa Ana, Madrid – a pickpockets playground

By | September 12th, 2012|Spain|

The Plaza De Santa Ana is a beautiful place to enjoy a day in Madrid. You can sit and watch the world go by as you eat and drink with your friends. But, the Plaza De Santa Ana is also somewhere to be on your guard. Like a lot of places in Spain, the Plaza [...]

Vote for me to go to Barcelona? … please

By | March 15th, 2012|Travel|

Readers of www.backpacksandbunkbeds.co.uk I need your help! This is an utterly shameless request that you vote for me and help send me to Barcelona.  Pretty please! Easyjet have launched a competition whereby 5 lucky uk based bloggers will be sent from the newly opened Southend airport to Barcelona, flying out on March 26th and return [...]