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5 Fantastic Destinations For Catching the Ferry and Camping in France

5 Fantastic Destinations For Catching the Ferry and Camping in France

Boat travel and camping are 2 of the most budget-friendly ways to enjoy a break in Europe and never is this more popular than in the beautiful country of France. With regular ferries running from England and campsites in French being plentiful, there are limitless combinations available to you if this sounds like your sort […]

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How to Island Hop Croatia on a Budget

By on February 20, 2017 in Budget Travel, Croatia, Europe
How to Island Hop Croatia on a Budget

The Dalmatian Coast in Croatia is a stunning paradise for travellers looking for a sunny island adventure. However many are put off after seeing the price of a two week holiday there! Yet the good news is that with a little planning you can Airbnb your way around Croatia on Ferry tickets that cost as […]

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How to Save Money (and Avoid the Crowds) in Rome

By on December 26, 2016 in Budget Travel, Europe, Italy with 0 Comments
How to Save Money (and Avoid the Crowds) in Rome

Rome is rightfully known throughout the world for its artistic masterpieces, historic wonders, and culinary treats. Unfortunately, hordes of tourists and high prices often prevent travelers from fully appreciating everything the city has to offer. Thankfully, you don’t have to abandon your budget nor be surrounded by mobs of day trippers while there. Here are […]

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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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7 Local Secrets to Getting off the Beaten Track in Greece

By on September 22, 2016 in Europe, Greece with 0 Comments
7 Local Secrets to Getting off the Beaten Track in Greece

Looking ahead to our Europe trip next year, I knew I needed some expert advice about getting away from the crowds in some of the continent’s best locations. So, I got in touch with Elly-Grace over at Dancing In Violent Fields! Usually found daydreaming about the fantastic Summers of her ancestral home of Greece, I […]

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

By on August 8, 2016 in Budget Travel, 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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How to Enjoy Madrid Without Going Broke!

How to Enjoy Madrid Without Going Broke!

As Big World Small Pockets continues to unearth tips about how to travel through more typically expensive destinations like Australia and Europe for less, we couldn’t help but resist the expert advice of Claire from Traveltio.com when she offered it! A self-confessed travel nut, Claire has travelled through 48 cities in 26 countries on 4 […]

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How to Explore Athens Like a Local

By on May 5, 2016 in Budget Travel, Europe, Greece with 2 Comments
How to Explore Athens Like a Local

Exploring a city that you haven’t visited before is one of life’s great experiences. Exploring it like a local, well, that’s even more amazing! When it comes to doing it how the locals do however, there are so many questions –  Where do people eat? What do they drink? Where do they go to enjoy […]

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33 Top Tips for Backpacking Europe Cheaply

33 Top Tips for Backpacking Europe Cheaply

We all know Europe isn’t one of the cheapest destinations to travel in, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be enjoyed by budget adventurers too. Have travelled extensively across my home continent, here are my top 33 money saving tips when it comes backpacking Europe cheaply. General 1. Visit Tourist Information Centres Always wealth of […]

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10 FREE Things to Do in London that the Locals Love

By on November 9, 2015 in Budget Travel, Europe, Top 10's, UK with 15 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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