I’ve just got back from a hectic three weeks travelling round New Zealand (and by the way, three weeks just ain’t enough). North and South Island; buses all the way. Ridiculous, I know. I wish I’d had more time. But in that short time I still [...]
I've said it before and I'll say it again. Australia is daaaaaaayum expensive. Melbourne, unfortunately, is no exception. Particularly if you're just travelling - or rather, you're not earning money while you're here. (If you get a job, the sky-high prices of everything suddenly become more [...]
I've been backpacking Australia for just over two months now, and made it most of the way down the East Coast. There's a lot of stuff that I've learnt along the way: particularly that Australia is really bloody expensive. I am generally very good at budgeting, living cheaply [...]
Hundreds of thousands of young travellers head to Australia to work and travel each year. On a working holiday visa, you are allowed a year’s worth of travel, with the bonus of being able to work to fund yourself along the way. The Australian economy is well [...]
Cairns, Port Douglas, the Daintree and the Atherton Tablelands Far North Queensland is the end of the Australian east coast journey for some, and only the beginning for others. Some will be set on blowing their budget before heading home, while for others the saving is [...]
Find out some tip and tricks on how you can capitalise on the cheap travel opportunities you are offered as a university student, and turn them into awesome experiences!
Find out how to save up for your travels while you're at university living on a tight student budget.
Some tips for making it through the trials of a university ski trip - even with all the alcohol.
My take on the top budget places to eat in Edinburgh, with everything from the best Indian food to the best ice cream shop! Get ready to get hungry...
Hostels are perhaps the best thing about backpacking. They can be fun, safe, sociable places, which can take your trip from being just ‘good’ to being absolutely brilliant. But getting it wrong can be a disaster. Not just scalding-hot-then-icy-cold showers, bedbugs and other infestations, and broken [...]