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The 9 Best Budget Day Trips from London

By on February 18, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 0 Comments
The 9 Best Budget Day Trips from London

We all know London can be an expensive city – if you don’t know how to see it like a local that is – but what about getting out of the capital to discover some fabulous places around? Well just like the locals know how to do London cheaply, so they also know the best […]

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The 5 Best Berlin Hostels

The 5 Best Berlin Hostels

There’s no denying it, Berlin is one of the most fun cities in the world. Wild, raucous, full of art, adventure and all night “alternativeness”, it’s hard not to be bowled over by the energy of the German capital. And amazingly, sat on the edge of Eastern Europe, Berlin is delightfully affordable for a European […]

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The Best Backpacking Bulgaria Itinerary

The Best Backpacking Bulgaria Itinerary

Anyone here not a fan of Bulgaria? Go on, hands in the air… Nope, thought not! Ok, so maybe you haven’t actually been to Bulgaria yet, but trust me, after you have, you won’t have your hands in the air either. Because this country is a delight to travel, especially for those of us adventuring […]

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Is Airbnb Still a Good Thing?

Is Airbnb Still a Good Thing?

Now we all know about Airbnb (or least we should do… if you don’t, where have you been hiding?!) and we all know how brilliant it can be. Cheap accommodation, local hosts, homes away from home. Perfect! But as its popularity has grown, so has the criticism and problems associated with Airbnb and now, it […]

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The 16 Best Hostels in Eastern Europe

The 16 Best Hostels in Eastern Europe

11 countries in 2 months is exactly the sort of moves you can pull in Eastern Europe with so many small countries packed in alongside each other. And those are just the sort of moves I did pull recently, when I spent the best part of the summer enjoying this glorious part of the world. […]

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The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

The 5 Best Bucharest Hostels

Perhaps one of the weirdest European capitals, I’ve got to say that despite this (or perhaps because of it!) I was rather drawn to bizarre Bucharest. The biggest city in Romania – a country that sits between Bulgaria, Serbia, Moldova, Ukraine and Hungary, but is utterly unlike any of them – it’s perhaps no surprise […]

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The 15 Things You Should Know About Backpacking Turkey

By on December 24, 2018 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, Middle East, TURKEY with 2 Comments
The 15 Things You Should Know About Backpacking Turkey

Turkey was one of those countries that had been on my bucket list for ages, but I just seemed never to have been able to make it there. Coming out of the Middle East however and posed to hit up Europe next, it was the perfect stopgap and I knew my chance had come! So […]

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The 5 Best Prague Hostels

The 5 Best Prague Hostels

Everyone knows that Prague is a backpacker mecca. Situated in the heart of Europe, oozing character and charm, history and heritage, I’m not going to go on right now about why you should visit this gorgeous city. Instead, I’m going to presume that you’ve already made the wise decision to go there and get right […]

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How to Bag One Way Flight Deals : A Pro’s Guide

By on December 19, 2018 in Budget Travel Ideas, Flying, Money Savers, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
How to Bag One Way Flight Deals : A Pro’s Guide

It certainly used to be the case that one way flight deals were a fantasy in many independent travellers’ eyes. That dream of jetting off somewhere with an open-ended ticket was just not possible without paying a fortune for a single airfare, or paying nearly as much for a return flight you’d never use. I’m […]

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10 Best Things to Do in Romania for Backpackers

By on December 13, 2018 in Backpacking, Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, ROMANIA, Top 10's with 0 Comments
10 Best Things to Do in Romania for Backpackers

Getting straight to the point – Romania is incredibly cheap. In fact, I think it’s maybe one of the cheapest countries to travel in Europe and therefore ideal for those of us on rather a tight budget! But with some great cities, stunning mountains and even a protected wetland area, Romania isn’t just great for […]

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