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How to Visit the Channel Island of Jersey on a Budget

By on June 19, 2017 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 4 Comments
How to Visit the Channel Island of Jersey on a Budget

Jersey is the largest of the Channel Islands – a quaint part of the British Isles tucked quietly away by the northern French coast. Despite its proximity to mainland Europe, Jersey is an English-speaking, British pound-using country that certainly identifies more with its Northern Anglo neighbours, than its continental voisins (French for neighbour FYI!) As […]

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The Top 10 FREE Things to do in Jersey, Channel Islands

By on June 15, 2017 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Top 10's, UK with 6 Comments
The Top 10 FREE Things to do in Jersey, Channel Islands

The island of Jersey is the most southerly part of the British Isles. Known for its rural heritage, delightful beaches, beautiful walking and fascinating history, the island has a fascinating mix of English and French influences, which render it quite unique. Jersey also happens to be my “home” … well the place where I grew […]

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8 Fantastic Christmas Experiences in London You Should Enjoy This Year

By on December 15, 2016 in Europe, UK with 0 Comments
8 Fantastic Christmas Experiences in London You Should Enjoy This Year

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, they say, and you know what, sitting in my shorts and singlet sweating down here in Australia I think they might be right! It’s not often I miss the UK cold weather and dark evening, but during the festive season I think most British ex-pats dotted around […]

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The 6 BEST UK Campsites (As Voted By Me!)

By on August 8, 2016 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 0 Comments
The 6 BEST UK Campsites (As Voted By Me!)

Like any good budget traveller, I’m a huge fan of camping and almost always carry a tent with me, no matter where in the world I’m off exploring. Now however, it’s time to turn my attention to my beautiful homeland of Great Britain! With summer in full swing and festival season well under way, this […]

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10 FREE Things to Do in London that the Locals Love

By on November 9, 2015 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Top 10's, UK with 17 Comments
10 FREE Things to Do in London that the Locals Love

One of the most iconic cities in the world, when you visit London it’s hard not to get overwhelmed by the amount of things to do there and how much it can all cost. But fear not, there’s a heap of free things to do in this great city which, after living there for over […]

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Budget Alternatives to Hostel Accommodation in the UK

Budget Alternatives to Hostel Accommodation in the UK

When looking for somewhere to stay in the UK, I’ve always considered hostels the cheapest option and have, accordingly, spent my time trying to find the best deals for them on websites such as Hostelbookers.com or Hostelworld.com. Recently however, I’ve been doing a bit more research about budget accommodation in the UK and have been […]

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The Top 5 Shows to See in London Now (and how to get cheap tickets)

By on July 23, 2015 in Arts, Europe, Money Savers, UK with 0 Comments
The Top 5 Shows to See in London Now (and how to get cheap tickets)

As an ex-Londoner, with a background in the arts, I can’t help but still keep a close eye on this city’s exciting theatrical scene. The scope and diversity of artistic output in the buzzing capital of England is huge and not being surrounded by this sort of culture and creativity is one of the top […]

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The Best 5 Beaches in Jersey, Channel Islands

By on July 9, 2015 in Europe, Top 5 Travel Inspiration, UK with 6 Comments
The Best 5 Beaches in Jersey, Channel Islands

As the sunniest place in the British Isles, Jersey is a great place to see and enjoy the British seaside at its best. Renowned for its beautiful sands and clear waters, the Island’s beaches have been earmarked as some of the cleanest in Europe … which is why their one of my top 5 reasons to […]

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5 Reasons I Miss Living in London

By on July 2, 2015 in Europe, Musings, UK with 12 Comments
5 Reasons I Miss Living in London

From 2008 onwards, I lived in London for roughly 3 years. Studying and working there in my mid-20s provided some of the funniest and best memories of my life. Rich with theatre, art, exploration and ecstasy I loved the city’s versatility as well as its wildness. I loved its multiculturalism as well as its depth. […]

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Top 5 Reasons to Visit Jersey, Channel IsIands (the most southerly place in Britain)

By on June 15, 2015 in Europe, Top 5 Travel Inspiration, UK with 0 Comments
Top 5 Reasons to Visit Jersey, Channel IsIands (the most southerly place in Britain)

Situated in the British Channel, Jersey is a tiny little island with a lot to offer. Just 45 square miles big, the island is a haven of beautiful beaches, great country walks, fascinating history and fantastic wildlife. Jersey’s location, between the south coast of England and the north coast of France, gives it a unique […]

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