Tag Archives: Money Savers

The Cheap Way to Transfer Money Overseas

The Cheap Way to Transfer Money Overseas

  Yes, once again, it’s time that I head back to Europe from Australia for a long overdue catch up with friends and family in the motherland. While this means I’m currently full of excitement and anticipation, it also means I’m having to do lots of those boring admin travel things that I hate. Number […]

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 […]

The 16 Tried and Tested Ways I Save Money for Travel

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 […]

10 Best Free Things to do in Darwin

The 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 […]

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 Find a Cheap Hotel: Ideas from an Industry Professional

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 […]

10 Best FREE Things to Do in Byron Bay

10 Free Things to do in Byron Bay, Australia

  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 […]

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 […]

How to Housesit for the 1st Time: Top 10 Tips

How to Housesit for the First Time

Fulfilling a lifelong dream to retire early and travel the world, Faith Coates is now happily journeying around the world! After spending a year in a tiny fishing village in the Yucatan, mangling Spanish and writing by the pool, Faith discovered housesitting and decided this was a great budget way to travel. As such, I […]

How to See the Best of the Galapagos on a Budget

Ecuador, Galapagos, Iguana

  The Galapagos Islands aren’t typically a place that you’d associate with budget travel, but the great news is that it’s definitely possible to take a trip there without breaking the bank. Yes, these islands are more expensive than other destinations in South America, but there are plenty of ways to explore the Galapagos on […]