Europe on a Shoestring

Welcome to St Malo: The Perfect Gateway to France from the UK

By on August 24, 2017 in Europe, France with 0 Comments
Welcome to St Malo: The Perfect Gateway to France from the UK

Having been brought up in the Channel Island of Jersey, I almost know the French historic city of St Malo like the back of my hand! Only an hour by ferry from Jersey, St Malo was the regular place for our school trips when we were young and day-drinking exploits as we got older! However, […]

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Budget Britain: Top 10 UK Destinations for Shoestring Travellers

By on August 9, 2017 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Top 10's, UK with 0 Comments
Budget Britain: Top 10 UK Destinations for Shoestring Travellers

People often don’t associate travelling in Britain with being on a budget. Instead, they tend to think of heading to the capitals of Eastern Europe or the alluring beaches of the Mediterranean for their cheap European excursions. But I’m here to prove them wrong … .. Ok, well maybe not wrong (because those places are […]

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Thoughts from the Road

25 Clear Signs You’re Still a Serial Budget Traveller … in your 30’s!

By on June 22, 2017 in Budget Travel Ideas, Musings with 4 Comments
25 Clear Signs You’re Still a Serial Budget Traveller … in your 30’s!

Despite being 32 and no longer within the right demographic to be classed as a gap year backpacker, my budget travel background still hasn’t deserted me. However while I may now prefer a bit more privacy than an 8 bed dorm, even if that is only sleeping in a tent, there are certain behaviours I […]

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The 6 Signs You’ve Been Away From Home Too Long

By on June 5, 2017 in Musings with 2 Comments
The 6 Signs You’ve Been Away From Home Too Long

I’m currently sat typing this article at a long wooden kitchen table with a bunch of sunflowers next to me. In front is a set of large glass doors that open out onto a delicious green lawn adorned with more pot plants and colourful flowers than you can imagine. And beyond that, the trees of […]

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Australia on a Budget

25 Unbelievable Places That Will Make You Book A Ticket to Western Australia!

25 Unbelievable Places That Will Make You Book A Ticket to Western Australia!

As you may or may not have guessed, I’m a huge fan of Western Australia! Like ..  HUGE! Sorry Eastern states, but this big boy just knocks you out the water and here’s 25 spots to prove it .. and hopefully convince you to book a ticket here at the same time too! Related Posts […]

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10 Unforgettable Places to Visit Along Western Australia’s Turquoise Coast

10 Unforgettable Places to Visit Along Western Australia’s Turquoise Coast

Stretching largely from Dongara in the north to Perth in the south, Western Australia’s Turquoise Coast is a gorgeous stretch on Indian Ocean beauty. In fact, the famous Indian Ocean Drive stretches the whole way down it, making this area ideal for a short road trip or a weekend getaway. With so many gorgeous destinations […]

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My Other Recent Posts

The Top 10 Free Things to Do in Karratha, Western Australia

The Top 10 Free Things to Do in Karratha, Western Australia

If there’s one Australian movie that really puts a place on the map, it’s has to be the film , for which Karratha and its neighbouring town of Dampier is famous for. The movie – a lighthearted, family comedy about a famous dog that used to reside in / roam around this part of the […]

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The 10 Clear Signs You’ve Survived an Aussie Road Trip!

The 10 Clear Signs You’ve Survived an Aussie Road Trip!

10 months it was in the end. 10 months to get from Brisbane to Perth … over the top of Australia. That’s a grand total of 80,000km, in case you were wondering, which is roughly the same distance as flying from Sydney to London. And let me tell you that’s lot a driving! Unsurprisingly, when […]

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