Category Archives: Europe

Paris Pass Review: Is It Worth It?

Is the Paris Pass Worth It

  There’s no doubt that the Paris Pass – an all-in-one visitor card for travellers – is both a useful and easy way to explore the best of this amazing city. Granting visitors free access to over 60 attractions across the city, as well as hassle-free travel around Paris, the pass definitely has some very […]

Top 21 Things to Do in Jersey, Channel Islands inc 10 that are Free!

Top 21 Things to Do in Jersey

  Jersey, in the Channel Islands, is the most southerly part of Great Britain. Known for its rural heritage, delightful beaches, beautiful walking and interesting 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 […]

How to Visit Paris on a Budget: 7 Top Tips

How to Visit Paris on a Budget

  You know what, visiting Paris never gets old. I firmly believe that no matter how many times you stay in this great city, there’s always something new and exciting to discover. Sadly however, this incredible city isn’t known for its affordability … which isn’t ideal for us budget travellers! Not one for being deterred […]

Top 10 Free Things to Do in Paris

Top 10 Free Things to Do in Paris

  The city of love, Paris is hard to surpass if you’re wanting to visit one of the world’s most iconic locations. From the Eiffel Tower to the Arc de Triomphe, the Latin Quarter to Sacre Coeur, Paris throbs with a rich cultural and architectural heritage that remains unmatched, even by many of the other […]

My Superb Stay at St Christopher’s Inn, Paris

Our Superb Stay at St Christopher’s Inn, Paris

  If you’re heading off on a European city break this summer then trust me, when it comes to your accommodation, location is everything. Too far away and you’ll be spending way too much of your precious time travelling to and from all the great attractions and things you want to see. Too close, and […]

10 Unmissable Things To Do in Berlin On a Budget

10 Unmissable Things To Do in Berlin on a Budget

The capital of Germany, Berlin is well known for its festivals, techno-scene, creative start-up culture and trendy art and architecture. As such, it’s no surprise that the city is a favourite destination among budget travellers, backpackers in particular. Home to some of Germany’s most iconic landmarks, such as the Brandenburg Gate and Charlottenburg Palace, Berlin […]

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 […]

How to Island Hop in Croatia on a Budget

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. With the beautiful Adriatic Sea lapping on the shores of the country as well as its 1244 islands (yes that’s 1244!), island hopping Croatia is an ideal trip for those who want to mix things up, divide […]

How to Save Money (and Avoid the Crowds) in Rome

How to Save Money in Rome

Rome is rightfully known throughout the world for its artistic masterpieces, historic wonders, and culinary treats – and there’s no question it’s one of the best places to visit in Western Europe. Unfortunately, hordes of tourists and high prices often prevent travellers from fully appreciating everything the city has to offer. Thankfully, you don’t have […]

8 Fantastic Christmas Experiences in London You Should Enjoy This Year

Christmas in London

  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 […]