• 6 fun or easy ways to make money while you travel

    Depending on how long you plan to travel for, you might want to make some extra cash while you’re on the move, to help you travel for longer! Unless you put some serious though into setting up an online business or you’re a freelancer with a strong client base, then you really just want something quick and easy to do. There are a number of fun ways you can earn money while you travel. Most of which don’t require any complicated visas or too many technical skills. Here are just 6 ideas you can use on your adventures. 1. Release your inner hairdresser If you have any hairdressing qualifications, or…

  • 8 things to consider when choosing a backpack

    Picking the right backpack is an important part of your travels and it’s very exciting! There’s a lot to consider, size, straps, material, day packs, wheels and pockets! So it’s best to put in a bit of research before you go and buy one. If you’re stuck for ideas or your not sure what works best, there are plenty of reviews and videos online to help you decide. Before we bought our backpacks we spent a lot of time doing research online, and went to several outdoor stores to try on bags. If you’re still in the research stage of buying a backpack, there are a few things you need…

  • 10 blog posts about budget travel

    Travel is not all about the money. In fact, I would argue that travelling itself shouldn’t be about money at all. That said, there are always some obvious expenses. For example, you may be leaving with nothing at all, but you’ll still need funds to buy your plane, train or bus ticket – however you choose to travel. Then you’ve got to consider how you’re going to fund your lifestyle while you’re away. Are you going to work while you’re away, or save up a large sum before you go? We can live life on a budget, some more extreme than others. But the truth is, it’s hard to live…

  • Free (or very cheap!) things to do in Granada

    Granada is such a beautiful place with so much to see, that it’s actually quite easy to explore this Spanish city on a budget! There are plenty of things that you can do for free, or at the very least, for under 10 euros. We stayed in the city for Danny’s birthday and absolutely fell in love. Here is our guide to a budget weekend in Granada, and experiencing the city for (almost) free. Take a walk up to the Alhambra The Alhambra Palace and fortress can be found in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, and the walk uphill to the Alhambra is beautiful. As you walk alongside the tree…

  • How to begin putting together a travel budget

    There are so many blog posts out there about how to live on a tight budget when travelling. I’m sure you’ve seen the ones that teach you how to live on $50 a day, $20 a day and so on! But before you can feasibly work out how much you can live off, it helps to set yourself a travel budget. This will help you get a feel for costs while you’re away, and will also help you to figure out how much to save up before you go. Here are some of our simple steps to setting a budget for your travels. Think about where you’re going You don’t…

  • The first steps towards planning your trip

    Planning your travels is the first exciting step towards seeing the world! So if you’re ready to begin planning, there are a few easy steps you can take to get the ball rolling! Decide where to go The best place to start is by thinking about where you want to go. This doesn’t have to be set in stone, but this can really help you to begin thinking about how long you want to go for and how much money you’ll need. Think about whether there is a particular country or region you really want to visit, and work out from there. Decide how long you’re going to go for…

  • The biggest challenges you’ll face when deciding whether to travel

    We often hear about travellers who woke up one day, quit their job, packed their bags and jumped on a plane. If only it were always that simple, right? If you’re at a stage in your life where you can do this, then a) I’m super jealous! And b) what are you reading this for? You best get packing! But if like so many of us you have ties at home that aren’t going to be quite so quick to sever, this isn’t always an option. It seems silly to say that making the decision to travel isn’t easy. Surely you either go, or you don’t? But seeing the world…