Category: Budget travel

A Few Simple Backpacking Tips For Europe

A Few Simple Backpacking Tips For Europe

If you’re about to venture out on your very first backpacking trip, there is no doubt in my mind that you’re bursting with questions (I know I was). So let’s discuss a few basic tips to help you maximize your time on the road and get the most out of your adventure. The first tip …

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Budget Travel in Ireland

Budget Travel in Ireland

There are many things that you need to think about when you are planning a trip overseas but going to a different country might put you out of your comfort zone. This is a good thing because you have the opportunity to experience new things. Traveling to Ireland can be an experience you might not …

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Rough Budgeting

Rough Budgeting

After months of reviewing a whole lot of travel blogs & asking a multitude of friends who have done the year/(s) of traveling thing. The equation is simple and broken down like this: More countries = more money More stops = more money GENERALLY: Asia < South America < Central America < Africa < Australia …

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Things to consider about Travel Insurance

Things to consider about Travel Insurance

For me, as a person living in the US – the word “Insurance” elicits an immediate negative reaction. In my experience, insurance companies are in general a true pain to deal with. SO naturally, I was NOT excited to figure this out. WHAT KIND TO CONSIDER The travel insurance can mean a few things, usually …

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Affordable Caribbean Paradise at rex resorts

Affordable Caribbean Paradise at rex resorts

Your beach vacation doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg, and the Caribbean has become even more affordable thanks to some special promotions from rex resorts.  Situated on the shores of five beautiful islands, the seven properties of rex resorts offer guests a taste of Caribbean paradise at special promotional rates. If …

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Saving Money On Your Cellular Data Bill While Abroad

Saving Money On Your Cellular Data Bill While Abroad

Roaming charges are the Devil. Despite Ofcom’s best attempts, mobile operators still get away with charging an arm and a leg for accessing any of their services abroad. For many of us – who use our phones a great deal when at home – the shift to being without it is a bit too jarring. …

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Travel Insurance is Vital for Budget Travellers

Travel Insurance is Vital for Budget Travellers

It still surprises me that many people don’t see why travel insurance is vital for any international trip. People who insure their house and car in case something goes wrong suddenly decide that nothing bad will happen when they’re overseas. Believe me, it does, as my friend found out the hard way. When discussing travel …

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Free Things to Do in Los Angeles on a Budget Trip

Free Things to Do in Los Angeles on a Budget Trip

Los Angeles is a large affluent city and home to one of the biggest entertainment industries in the world- Hollywood. All the glitter and the glamour this city produces is bound to leave people thinking that spending time in this city involves spending bucket loads of cash. Nothing could be further from the truth. Inspired …

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Budget Food in London

Budget Food in London

If you’re taking a vacation or a business trip in London it’s easy to spend ridiculous amounts of money on keeping your ribs from sticking together. Either that, or live off Pret a Manger sandwiches for days – which isn’t really all that cheap and is a bit limiting in terms of cuisine. You could …

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Budget skiing in NZ

Budget skiing in NZ

One of New Zealand’s big tourist draw-cards is the ability to easily experience the outdoors, and many people who travel to Aotearoa in winter want to hit the slopes with their skis or snowboards. Snow sports have a reputation of being expensive, but there are still ways for the budget traveller to make the most out of New Zealand’s …

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Wellington: 5 cheap eats

Wellington: 5 cheap eats

If you’re travelling on a budget in most western countries, chances are you’ll be hitting the supermarket and local farmers market to find the cheapest ingredients to cook in your hostel. Food in New Zealand is quite expensive (even by western standards), but there are a number of places providing great food at a relatively …

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