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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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Interested in Time Travel? A Trip to the Island of Sark is Just the Ticket!

By on August 3, 2017 in Europe, Off the Beaten Track, UK with 6 Comments
Interested in Time Travel? A Trip to the Island of Sark is Just the Ticket!

The Perfect Beginning If you were looking for the perfect travel setting, you’d be hard pushed to find better. The sky overhead was a brilliant, cloudless blue, the crisp colour of azure only an English summer can pull off. The sea, reflecting this, was the perfect oceanic blue and the morning sunlight, dancing upon her […]

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

By on July 15, 2017 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 2 Comments
The Perfect Bath Day Trip Itinerary – Ideal for those on a Budget!

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 this stunning town situated in the country’s south west corner. Unbelievably, I hadn’t visited this gem in my home country, until this summer – […]

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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 4 Comments
10 Best Free Things to do in Bristol

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! Having stopped off here for a weekend as part of my recent summer European trip, I was really delighted to discover what a hip […]

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10 Easy Ways To Save Money When Visiting London

10 Easy Ways To Save Money When Visiting London

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 of the most expensive! Having lived in this great capital myself for 3 years and, having recently returned as a visitor on my summer […]

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48hrs in Bristol : The Best Budget Itinerary

By on July 1, 2017 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 0 Comments
48hrs in Bristol : The Best Budget Itinerary

With tons of my friends from university back in the UK having recently upped sticks and moved from London to Bristol – a growing city in the southwest of England – I really thought it was high time I went and checked out this exciting place that was stealing all my friends away from the […]

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72hrs in Amsterdam … on a Budget! Your Perfect 3 Day Itinerary

72hrs in Amsterdam … on a Budget! Your Perfect 3 Day Itinerary

As you’ll know if you’ve read my post about the 10 Best Free Things to do in Amsterdam, I fell even more in love with this city on my 3rd trip there this summer. Visiting with my mum and dad this time (oh how things have changed!) it was actually great to remember the city […]

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Top 10 Free Things to do in Amsterdam

By on June 24, 2017 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Holland, Top 10's with 0 Comments
Top 10 Free Things to do in Amsterdam

Seriously, if there’s just one city you visit this year, or next year, or the year after, then make it Amsterdam. I’ve just got back from my 3rd trip to this glorious European capital, after a 10 year hiatus, and am delighted to say I found it even better than I remember. You know those […]

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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 0 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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