Accommodation

Rafiki Guest House, Kisoro, Uganda : Review

By on November 11, 2017 in Accommodation, Africa, Budget Travel Ideas, Reviews, Uganda with 0 Comments
Rafiki Guest House, Kisoro, Uganda : Review

If you’ve done any research when it comes to seeing gorillas in the wild, you’ll know one thing – that it’s not a cheap undertaking! Read: budget travel nightmare! The other thing it’s not, is easy, with some serious advance planning and booking required to ensure all the pieces of the puzzle fit together. Luckily, […]

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Ebb & Flow : The Perfect Paje Beach, Zanzibar Accommodation

By on November 9, 2017 in Accommodation, Africa, Reviews, Tanzania with 0 Comments
Ebb & Flow : The Perfect Paje Beach, Zanzibar Accommodation

If you’re looking for the idyllic white, powder sand beach among sparkling, turquoise azure seas, then Paje Beach in Zanzibar is hard to surpass. It’s the sort of beach that quite literally takes your breath away, or, in my case, forces an audible squeak of joy from you in a mixture of pure delight and […]

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The 6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Fremantle, Western Australia

The 6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Fremantle, Western Australia

Oh Fremantle! I could wax lyrical about this amazing spot in Australia, but for the sakes of this introduction, I’ll just keep it short! Basically Fremantle, or Freo as it’s called, is where you want to be! Honestly, forget Perth people, this is the place to basis yourself if you’re travelling, working or even just […]

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The 9 Best Budget Places to Stay in Arequipa, Peru

The 9 Best Budget Places to Stay in Arequipa, Peru

Known as the white city, Arequipa is Peru’s second biggest metropolis and an absolute must on any South American itinerary. From strolling the colonial streets to hiking the nearby canyon, there’s no end to the amount of great things to do and see here, meaning the only real choice left is … where to stay?! […]

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Location, Location, Location: Our Superb Stay at St Christopher’s Inn, Paris

By on June 1, 2017 in Accommodation, Europe, France with 0 Comments
Location, Location, Location: Our Superb Stay at St Christopher’s Inn, Paris

If you’re heading off on a European city break this summer then trust me, when it comes to your accommodation, location is everything. Too far away and you’ll be spending way too much of your precious time travelling to and from all the great attractions and things you want to see. Too close, and you’ll […]

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Broome Caravan Parks: Which is the Best?

Broome Caravan Parks: Which is the Best?

Driving into Broome for the first time and trying to find somewhere to stay can be a little confusing. Trust me I know …. … Been there, done that! Yes, when we finally made it to Broome after enduring the Gibb River Road as part of our budget 4wd around Australia, we could not wait […]

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How to Find a Cheap Hotel: Ideas from an Industry Professional

By on January 23, 2017 in Accommodation, Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
How to Find a Cheap Hotel: Ideas from an Industry Professional

Ok, so here’s the disclaimer. As well as running a travel blog, I also work in hotels. Yes my love affair with tourism doesn’t just start and end with my personal passion, or my online endeavours, but actually extends into my 9-5 life too. Although that said, I can’t actually remember the last time I […]

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How to Housesit for the First Time: Top 10 Tips

By on December 5, 2016 in Accommodation, Budget Travel Ideas, Travel Tips with 4 Comments
How to Housesit for the First Time: Top 10 Tips

Fulfilling a lifelong dream to retire early and travel the world, Faith Coates is now happily journeying around the world! After spending a year in a tiny fishing village in the Yucatan, mangling Spanish and writing by the pool, Faith discovered housesitting and decided this was a great budget way to travel. As such, I […]

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Relaxed, Simple & Fresh, Geraldton’s Ocean West Has It All

Relaxed, Simple & Fresh, Geraldton’s Ocean West Has It All

I have to say that when we arrived into the town of Geraldton, about 400km north of Perth, were we a little fed up. We’d just encountered about 5 days of incredibly high winds on our journey south along West Australia’s coastline, which when you’re (trying) to sleep in a tent on top of your […]

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Wintersun Caravan and Tourist Park: The Perfect Home Away from Home

Wintersun Caravan and Tourist Park: The Perfect Home Away from Home

From the moment we stepped into Wintersun Caravan and Tourist Park, we instantly let go a sigh of relief! Having just been battered by wind for 5 days in Cape Range National Park and Coral Bay, we were delighted to finally find somewhere we could put up our tent, safe in the knowledge it wouldn’t […]

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