Category Archives: Budget Travel Ideas

How Much Does Travel in Ethiopia Cost?

How Much Does Travel in Ethiopia Cost?

“How much does travel in Ethiopia cost?” is a question I get asked a lot, like, a lot! And the answer I always give is “well it depends.” And it does depend. Totally and utterly depends on a huge variety of features. So while I honestly always want to try and give an accurate answer, […]

12 Long Flight Essentials… for those on a budget!

12 Long Flight Essentials ... For Those on a Budget!

  If there’s one thing that living in Australia these last 4 years has taught me, it’s how to deal with long-haul flights. Yep from Perth it’s going to take me a whopping 22 hours to get to Paris when I jet off in a few days … and if I was flying from Sydney, […]

How Much Does An Australian Road Trip Really Cost?

How Much Does An Australian Road Trip Cost?

Well, of course, the answer to the question of how much an Australia road trip really costs, is how long is a piece of string?! Because, depending how long you travel for, where you travel to, how far you travel, what style of travel you like and what type of vehicle and set-up up you’ve […]

5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

The 5 Best Hostels in Cape Town

Heading to Cape Town and on a budget? Here’s my top 5 hostels for affordable stays in this city. After all, beautiful Cape Town has more things to do, areas to visit and hostels to stay at than you know to do with. And if you’re like anything like me, this can be wholly confusing […]

Kruger National Park Safari: How to Experience It on a Budget!

How to Experience a Kruger National Park Safari on a Budget

Probably the most famous safari destination in the world, mention the word Kruger to almost anyone, and images of African wildlife and wilderness immediately spring to mind. Yes, one of the most popular parks on this continent, Kruger does get a rap bad for its crowding and commercialisation however. But pick your time to visit […]

Complete Budget Travel Guide to Barcelona


In case you weren’t aware, there is a reason why millions of people visit Barcelona every year and why I’ve named this city one of my top 50 places to visit in Western Europe! Whether you want to marvel at the glorious architecture, take a deep dive into some rich history, try delicious food and […]

18 Incredible Things To Do in Cape Town on a Budget

18 Best Things To Do in Cape Town

Looking for a list of the best things to do in Cape Town? Then you’ve come to the right place! After a hiatus of 15 years (I first visited this city at the tender age of 19!), I can unequivocally say that this incredible South African city remains one of my favourite places in the […]

20 Best Budget Day Trips from London

20 Best Day Trips from London on a Budget

  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 […]

Noosa National Park: Ultimate Visitor Guide

Australia, Queensland, Noosa National Park

  Having lived and worked in Noosa for over a year, Noosa National Park basically become my second home for over 18 months! Not bad when you consider it’s thought to be one of the most picturesque spots of coastline in the whole of Australia and boasts incredible hiking, perfect ocean swimming and some beauitfully […]

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 […]