Tag Archives: Money Savers

6 Big Mistakes that Cost Me Frequent Flyer Miles


  You know that annoying person who always manages to pay for holidays on points, score flight upgrades and enjoy travel freebies? That would be me. As a budget savvy travel writer I’ve learnt to find my way around rewards offers, airline alliances and loyalty programmes. But to tell you the truth, it wasn’t always […]

10 Awesome Ways to Find Cheap Accommodation When You Travel Australia

How to Find Cheap Accommodation in Australia

Accommodation costs are probably one of the greatest expenses you’ll incur when you travel Australia. Even hostels here can be pricey (think $30+ AUD for a dorm bed) and it’s not unknown for some caravan parks to charge up to $60 AUD for an unpowered site. WOAH! I know right? As such, saving money when […]

5 Backpacking Essentials That Will Save You Money

Backpacking Essentials That Will Save you Money

  A key part I’ve found in actually being a successful budget backpacker is a little organisation. I know, call me totally crazy, but getting a bit prepared with the right stuff, in terms of some backpacking essentials, before you set off on your adventures can actually save you a bit of cash on the […]

21 FREE Things to Do in London the Locals Love

21 FREE Things to Do in London

  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 […]

Australian National Parks: A Budget Traveller’s Dream

Australia's National Park Network

  Travelling in Australia can be very expensive and one of the most costly things is the price of accommodation and activities. But I want to let you in on a little secret, one that hardly any backpackers seem to know about and many locals don’t either. That secret is Australian National Parks. All across […]

Top 20 FREE Things to Do in the Northern Territory, Australia

20 FREE Things to Do in the Northern Territory, Australia

  Oh the Northern Territory of Australia, that wild-west, dusty-dry, blue-sky film set of a location. Stuff of legends, a fabled place to disappear and all-round story-rich scenery makes this an absolute must during any Australian trip. Many put it off however due to the perceived expense of adventuring out to the red centre and […]

Budget Alternatives to Hostel Accommodation in the UK

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 […]

How to See Australia’s Whitsundays the Cheap Way

How to See Australia’s Whitsundays the Cheap Way!

  Situated in Queensland’s tropical waters, the Whitsundays are one of the jewels in Australia’s tourism crown. An archipelago of 74 islands, scatted among the Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsundays are famous for their paradise-perfect white sands and azure waters. Because of their visual splendour, these islands are also synonymous with luxury tourism and high-end […]

DEET-FREE Mosquito Repellent You Can Make Cheaply at Home

DEET-Free Mosquito Repellent You Can Make Cheaply at Home

  As something of a sun worshipper, I always seem to be gravitating to warmer destinations as part of my globetrotting adventures. There’s only one problem with places that enjoy hotter climates however – the mosquitoes enjoy them too! Not only that, but these pesky little nibblers also enjoy ME far too much as well. […]

How to Visit Uluru as Cheaply as Possible

How to Visit Uluru Cheaply

  Situated within the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in Central Australia, Uluru (or Ayers Rock as it was formerly known) is one of the country’s most outstanding and recognisable landmarks. As such, it’s also a key bucket list ranker for many global travellers, renowned for both its geological and indigenous importance. Not usually one for […]