Going abroad for the first time can be a daunting experience. There’s a lot to consider and if you’re planning it for other people the onus is on you to get it right – scary stuff. With any holiday there’s a long list of things to do before you leave, [...]
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Seems like everyone wants to go to Iceland these days, but everybody’s scared of how much Reykjavik will cost. This is all the expenses from my four days Iceland, from £4 milkshakes in Laundromat to £79 on one meal. We saved loads of money by booking an amazing house in [...]
I went on quite a few holidays last year, 10 countries and 13 cities to be precise. I had a full-time job throughout that time and earned less than the UK national average for most of it. I thought I’d just impart some of my tried and tested knowledge on [...]
I’m not going to lie. Very. Before I went I did the usual research to see what other travel bloggers were saying about Norway’s capital city and it irked me that all they could talk about was how expensive it was. But, wow, it was expensive… We spent £400 all [...]
This article is for Assignment 7 on the MatadorU course… You’re not going to make your millions being a travel writer – but retiring early to a cottage by the sea is a definite possibility if you submit your articles to the right places. Most websites will want you to [...]
This picture appeared on my Pinterest today and I realised I recognised it from somewhere. I knew the arrows well – all pointing in different directions haphazardly – I knew the vivid and bright colours and the sunny location and happy feeling the picture gave me. It was from somewhere [...]
My last post was How I Made Money While Travelling, but since my last big trip I’ve learned a bit more about making some cash money on the road. Next time I go, hopefully summer 2013, these are the tips and tricks I’m going to take advantage of… Working in [...]