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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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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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Worldpackers: Are You in the Know Yet?

Worldpackers: Are You in the Know Yet?

Do you want to travel the world on a budget, staying for as long as you can abroad? Do you want to meet new people, learn new skills and immerse yourself in a local project? Do you want the security of an established safety net, whilst still having the independence to choose your path and […]

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21 Brilliant Hacks to Save Money When Travelling Eastern Europe

21 Brilliant Hacks to Save Money When Travelling Eastern Europe

I honestly couldn’t believe how wonderfully cheap Eastern Europe was when I toured the region this summer. It really is a backpacker beauty of a destination and I don’t know if there’s too many other places in the world where your money could go further on some seriously great adventuring. That said, there’s always some […]

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What is Rideshare?

What is Rideshare?

For those not yet in the know, rideshare, or ridehail as it’s sometimes called, is one of the best arms of the sharing economy for travellers… ever! Similar to Airbnb that allows you to rent locals houses and apartments, or WeSwap that allows you to swap money with those looking for the reverse currency exchange, […]

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How to Make the Most of Your Hop On Hop Off Paris Tour

By on August 29, 2018 in Europe, FRANCE, Money Savers with 2 Comments
How to Make the Most of Your Hop On Hop Off Paris Tour

Laden with attractions, history at every turn, more monuments than you can shake a stick at and so many galleries and museums you can’t even take it all in, there’s no doubt Paris is one of the world’s most amazing cities to visit. But with so much on offer in this capital however – and […]

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How to Score a Cheap Egypt Nile Cruise

How to Score a Cheap Egypt Nile Cruise

Taking an Egypt Nile Cruise is one of the quintessential things to do in this country, but if you’re anything you like me, you probably have reservations about how expensive this notoriously tourist experience might be. But fear not, I managed to score a bargain-priced Nile cruise when I was in Egypt and now, to […]

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Top Tips for Visiting Petra on the Cheap

Top Tips for Visiting Petra on the Cheap

One of the 7 new wonders of the world, Petra is, quite simply, an amazing, must-see travel spot. A veritable bucket list item in fact! If you weren’t already inspired, no doubt the rise of Instagram has had you marvelling at more than one picture of this sensational ancient city, buried deep in the desert […]

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34 Top Tips for Budget Travel in Africa

34 Top Tips for Budget Travel in Africa

Given that Africa is a HUGE and diverse continent, writing this post has proved something of a challenge! Relaying tips that are detailed enough to be useful, but general enough to cover a continent, can be a hard balance to strike. But having travelled from Cairo to Cape Town, taking in most of Southern, East […]

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5 Top Tips for Cheap Air Ticket Booking

By on March 14, 2018 in Money Savers, Top 5 Travel Inspiration with 0 Comments
5 Top Tips for Cheap Air Ticket Booking

It’s one of the most comment travel questions I get asked time and time again and no matter where, when or how you travel, it’s likely to be a question you’ve asked someone too. That question is, of course, how to score cheap air ticket booking. And it’s a good question that attracts a lot […]

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