Tag: Budget Travel

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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Why a Trip to Rottnest Island is Worth the Splurge

By on April 3, 2017 in Australia, Budget Travel with 6 Comments
Why a Trip to Rottnest Island is Worth the Splurge

Can I just start here by asking a question …. Does everyone know what a “splurge” is? I want to check this isn’t just some British colloquialism no one else will understand, or worse still, a term that maybe only my mum uses and that over the 32 years I’ve heard her say it, I’ve […]

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Broome Caravan Parks: Which is the Best?

Broome Caravan Parks: Which is the Best?

Driving into Broome for the first time and trying to find somewhere to stay can be a little confusing. Trust me I know …. … Been there, done that! Yes, when we finally made it to Broome after enduring the Gibb River Road as part of our budget 4wd around Australia, we could not wait […]

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The 22 Australian National Parks You Simply Must See

The 22 Australian National Parks You Simply Must See

If there’s one thing you can’t miss during your time in Australia, it’s the chance to experience some of the country’s incredible wilderness. From mountains to deserts, tropical islands to rainforests, the land Down Under has it all.  And wonderfully, much of it is super accessible care of Australia’s fabulous national parks network. We visited […]

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The 16 Tried and Tested Ways I Save Money for Travel

By on March 13, 2017 in Budget Travel, Money Savers, Musings, Travel Tips with 2 Comments
The 16 Tried and Tested Ways I Save Money for Travel

It has been said that I’m the Queen of budgeting. Ok, well maybe that’s mostly been said by me or others thinking I’m cheap, but let’s not get distracted from the point – the ability to save money for travel is one of my key skills! And over the years I’ve had a lot of […]

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10 Best Free Things to do in Darwin

10 Best Free Things to do in Darwin

The tropical capital of the north, Darwin, is a steaming melting pot of cultures, cuisines and … crocodiles. Located right at the top of the Northern Territory, this city sometimes looks and feels a lot closer to Asia than Australia. And that’s because it is! With Indonesia just across the horizon, a flight to Bali […]

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The Complete Female Backpacking Australia Packing List

By on February 23, 2017 in Australia, Backpacking, Budget Travel, Gear with 4 Comments
The Complete Female Backpacking Australia Packing List

Unbelievable I know, but Australia isn’t just a massive island of bouncing kangaroos and eternal sunshine. Ok, well it is a massive island and there are a lot of kangaroos, but this place is seriously diverse and you’ll probably be surprised when you get here to discover the range of climates and cities you’re likely […]

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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 Find a Cheap Hotel: Ideas from an Industry Professional

By on January 23, 2017 in Accommodation, Budget Travel, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
How to Find a Cheap Hotel: Ideas from an Industry Professional

Ok, so here’s the disclaimer. As well as running a travel blog, I also work in hotels. Yes my love affair with tourism doesn’t just start and end with my personal passion, or my online endeavours, but actually extends into my 9-5 life too. Although that said, I can’t actually remember the last time I […]

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10 Best FREE Things to Do in Byron Bay

By on January 16, 2017 in Australia, Budget Travel, Top 10's with 2 Comments
10 Best FREE Things to Do in Byron Bay

Once a sleepy hippy town, Byron Bay is now the counter-culture centre of Australia and anyone with a love of nature, organics or crystals is bound to find themselves there sooner or later! The town is full of young people and also has a bustling, bohemian crew with plenty of backpackers looking to keep the […]

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