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The Best Ways to Enjoy a Solo Trip to London

By on Published: December 6, 2017 | Last Updated: August 10, 2019 in Europe, Solo Female Travel, UK with 0 Comments
The Best Ways to Enjoy a Solo Trip to London

If you are tired of the monotony of daily life and want an adventurous break, why not head out to London on your next holiday as a solo traveller? London is a fantastic city to visit whether alone, with a companion or family. There is so much to see and do that you will never […]

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Budget Britain: Top 10 UK Destinations for Shoestring Travellers

By on Published: August 9, 2017 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 4 Comments
Budget Britain: Top 10 UK Destinations for Shoestring Travellers

People often don’t associate travelling in Britain with being on a budget. Instead, they tend to think of heading to the capitals of Eastern Europe or the alluring beaches of the Mediterranean for their cheap European excursions. But I’m here to prove them wrong … .. Ok, well maybe not wrong (because those places are […]

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10 Easy Ways To Save Money When Visiting London

By on Published: July 6, 2017 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 10 Comments
10 Easy Ways To Save Money When Visiting London

It’s hard to deny London is one of the most iconic and exciting travel destinations in the world. Yet at the same time, it’s hard to deny that it’s also one of the most expensive! Having lived in this great capital myself for 3 years and, having recently returned as a visitor on my summer […]

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8 Fantastic Christmas Experiences in London You Should Enjoy This Year

By on Published: December 15, 2016 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Europe, UK with 0 Comments
8 Fantastic Christmas Experiences in London You Should Enjoy This Year

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 around […]

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21 FREE Things to Do in London the Locals Love

By on Published: November 9, 2015 | Last Updated: July 4, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 17 Comments
21 FREE Things to Do in London the Locals Love

One of the most iconic cities in the world, when you visit London it’s hard not to get overwhelmed by the number of things to do there and how much it can all cost. But fear not, there’s a heap of free things to do in this great city which, after living there for over […]

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Budget Alternatives to Hostel Accommodation in the UK

By on Published: October 5, 2015 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 0 Comments
Budget Alternatives to Hostel Accommodation in the UK

When looking for somewhere to stay in the UK, I’ve always considered hostels the cheapest option and have, accordingly, spent my time trying to find the best deals for them on websites such as Hostelworld.com. Recently however, I’ve been doing a bit more research about budget accommodation in the UK and have been amazed by […]

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Top 5 Shows to See in London (& How to Get Cheap Tickets)

By on Published: July 23, 2015 | Last Updated: February 6, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, UK with 0 Comments
Top 5 Shows to See in London (& How to Get Cheap Tickets)

As an ex-Londoner, with a background in the arts, I can’t help but still keep a close eye on this city’s exciting theatrical scene. The scope and diversity of artistic output in the buzzing capital of England is huge and not being surrounded by this sort of culture and creativity is one of the top […]

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5 Reasons I Miss Living in London

By on Published: July 2, 2015 | Last Updated: July 23, 2019 in Europe, Travel Stories, UK with 12 Comments
5 Reasons I Miss Living in London

From 2008 onwards, I lived in London for roughly 3 years. Studying and working there in my mid-20s provided some of the funniest and best memories of my life. Rich with theatre, art, exploration and ecstasy I loved the city’s versatility as well as its wildness. I loved its multiculturalism as well as its depth. […]

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Cheapest Ways to Travel Between Heathrow & Gatwick

By on Published: June 11, 2015 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Budget Travel Ideas, Europe, Travel Tips with 0 Comments
Cheapest Ways to Travel Between Heathrow & Gatwick

If you’re ever making a connection flight in London, it’s highly possible that you’ll have to travel between Heathrow and Gatwick airports. Situated the opposite sides of the city, these 2 giant hubs boast an array of international lights and airlines, but sadly do not have a distinct transport link that connects them directly. Having […]

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