Europe on a Shoestring

The Perfect Bath Day Trip Itinerary – Ideal for those on a Budget!

By on July 15, 2017 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 0 Comments
The Perfect Bath Day Trip Itinerary – Ideal for those on a Budget!

This page contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you. The beautiful World Heritage city of Bath is one of England’s top highlights. Even if only you’re travelling in this country for a week or so, then you really can’t miss […]

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10 Best Free Things to do in Bristol

By on July 10, 2017 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Top 10's, UK with 2 Comments
10 Best Free Things to do in Bristol

This page contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you. As you’ll know if you read my recent post, the best 48hr Bristol itinerary for those on a budget, this UK city has quickly become a favourite English destination of mine! […]

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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 0 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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Best Backpacking Bits

Bobby Backpack Review // The Best Anti Theft Bag for under $150

Bobby Backpack Review // The Best Anti Theft Bag for under $150

This page contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you. Are you looking for the perfect day bag for your next overseas trip or perhaps the best carry-on for your next long-haul flight? Do you want to combine this with making […]

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The 8 Simple Ways to Ensure Your 2nd Year Farm Work in Australia Isn’t 88 Days of Nightmare!

By on May 15, 2017 in Australia, Backpacking, Working Abroad with 2 Comments
The 8 Simple Ways to Ensure Your 2nd Year Farm Work in Australia Isn’t 88 Days of Nightmare!

I know many of us just try our hand at farm work in Australia in order to get a precious second year working holiday visa. And that’s totally fair enough. After all, grinding it in the fields all day is relentless, uncomfortable and hard! And that’s not to mention the horror stories we’ve all heard […]

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My Other Recent Posts

Living a Life of Travel by Jonny Blair: Real People, Real Answers

By on July 8, 2017 in Interviews with 4 Comments
Living a Life of Travel by Jonny Blair: Real People, Real Answers

Name: Jonny Blair Age: Older than 30 Nationality: Northern Irish Occupation: Full time tourist and travel writer; part time barman, ice cream seller, teacher. Current Location: Warszawa, POLAND 1) When Did Your Love Affair With Travel Begin? I’m pretty sure it was when my parents bought me the Mexico 86 Panini football sticker album. When […]

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10 Easy Ways To Save Money When Visiting London

10 Easy Ways To Save Money When Visiting London

This page contains affiliate links meaning Big World Small Pockets may receive a small commission on any purchases at no extra cost to you. It’s hard to deny London is one of the most iconic and exciting travel destinations in the world. Yet at the same time, it’s hard to deny that it’s also one […]

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