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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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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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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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