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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, 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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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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Budget Alternatives to Hostel Accommodation in the UK

By on October 5, 2015 in Accommodation, Budget Travel, Europe, Money Savers, UK with 0 Comments
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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Top 5 Best Beaches in Jersey, CI

By on July 9, 2015 in Europe, Top 5 Travel Inspiration, UK with 0 Comments
Top 5 Best Beaches in Jersey, CI

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 their 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 Visit […]

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5 Reasons I Miss Living in London

By on July 2, 2015 in Europe, Musings, UK with 10 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, CI (the most southerly place in Britain)

By on June 15, 2015 in Europe, UK with 0 Comments
Top 5 Reasons to Visit Jersey, CI (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, it’s nevertheless 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 character […]

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How We Could Afford to Spend the Night in a Castle

By on June 8, 2015 in Budget Travel, Europe, Reviews, UK with 2 Comments
How We Could Afford to Spend the Night in a Castle

When visiting somewhere like the UK from somewhere like Australia, it seems mandatory to get involved in as much historical activity as possible. Whether it’s visiting museums, frequenting archaic tearooms or walking round relics and ruins, it seems that traveling from the “new world” to the “old world” unearths in many, the sudden and deep […]

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