Tag Archives: Money Savers

Nature’s Way on a Budget: Ideal Itinerary For Discovering Australia’s Top End

Top End Road Trip

  I’ll let you in on a little secret, Australia’s Nature’s Way is one of this country’s most epic, cinematic and stunning road trips there is … and that’s saying something! From the towering gorges of Nitmiluk National Park, to the waterfalls of Litchfield National Park and the giant splendour of Kakadu, this great drive […]

Tired of Expensive Airport Car Parking Bills? 5 Great Tips to Help Lower the Costs

Airport, Departure Boards, Gate Closed

  There’s few things worse in my opinion as a budget traveller, than those hidden fees that sneak their way into your holiday costs. You know, the ones you hadn’t budgeted for that mean you end up spending way more than you planned. What’s even more annoying is when these expenses aren’t even really part […]

12 Easy Ways To Save Money When Travelling the US

Easy Ways to Save Money When Visiting in the US

  We are Phil and Kelsey Schaub, together with our 2 cats (Pedro and Paxton) we travel the US as travelling Physical Therapists. By the time this year is finished, we will have been travelling for 18 months and have driven almost 20,000 miles around the country. Because of all that travelling, we have developed […]

10 Best FREE Things to do in Airlie Beach

Things to do in Airlie Beach

  The backpacker mecca of Airlie Beach is the main hop-on point for the famous Whitsunday sailing tours that seem to be on everyone’s list. It’s also a renowned party spot, with a permanent holiday feel where the good times never stop rolling. But there’s also a lot more to Airlie Beach as I discovered […]

How to Enjoy Madrid on a Budget!

How to Enjoy Madrid on a Budget

As Big World Small Pockets continues to unearth tips about how to travel through more typically expensive destinations like Australia and Europe for less, I couldn’t resist turning my attention to the capital of Spain, the wonderful city of Madrid. Here’s how to explore this city for less…   Related Posts The Best 2 Day […]

Want to Teach English Abroad? The Best Resource You Need to Know About!

Teach English Abroad

  If you’ve clicked through to this article, then chances are you’re already sold on what a great idea it is to teach English abroad. As a budget traveller, being able to work and travel is a key way in which I make my semi-nomadic lifestyle sustainable and using your skills as an English speaker […]

How to Explore Athens Like a Local

How to Explore Athens Like a Local

Exploring a city that you haven’t visited before is one of life’s great experiences, especially when it’s one of the top cities in Western Europe. Exploring it like a local, well, that’s even more amazing! When it comes to doing it how the locals do however, there are so many questions… Where do people eat? […]

7 Common Backpacker Mistakes that Could Cost You Hundreds

Israel, Tel Aviv, Abraham Hostel Me in Mirror

  There’s nothing more frustrating than finding yourself hundreds of dollars out of pocket for no reason other than you screwed up. As a backpacker, there will be plenty of opportunities for you to make costly mistakes, you might even make them before you head out of the country! The best way to avoid these […]

13 Easy Ways to Score Cheap Travel When You Visit Australia

13 Easy Ways to Score Cheap Travel When You Visit Australia

  Being the huge country that it is, getting around Australia can often be an expensive endeavour. With large distances between towns, some that stretch across time zones, it’s no surprise that transport costs Down Under can put a major dent in any tourist’s pocket. But don’t worry mate, I’ve discovered 13 easy ways for […]

Wow! Alice Springs to Darwin: 1500km for $60

Alice Springs to Darwin

  The Beginning of the Story And so I found myself in Alice Springs, Australia. Quite the literally the middle of nowhere. I’d just been on an awesome 4wd road trip in a Landrover up from South Australia to Central Australia with a new friend of mine and now it was all over. I’d spent […]