Worldpackers Promo Code for $20 Discount on Worldpackers Membership

Special Offer Worldpackers Promo Code $20 Worldpackers Discount

  If you’re looking for a Worldpackers discount you’ve come to the right place!  Tales of a Backpacker has teamed up with Worldpackers to offer a $20 discount on a year’s membership, reducing the membership fee from $49 USD to just $29 USD.  If you already know how work exchange sites work, simply use this […]

The Best Place to Stay in Venice on a Budget – Wombat’s City Hostel Venice Mestre

A Double Room in Wombat's Venice

I’ve been lucky to spend several weeks in Venice this year, as the #wombatsTraveller Ambassador for wombat’s Hostels.  I spent my time exploring the city and finding the best budget and free things to do in Venice, learning more about Venetian culture and of course eating all the amazing food in Venice!  Since it opened […]

How to Explore Bologna in One Day (Or More!)

Bologna Italy at Sunset - Exploring Bologna in One Day

Bologna is the capital of the Emilia Romagna region in northern Italy, and a fabulous city to explore.  Also known as the Capital of Italian Food, Bologna and the whole of the Emilia Romagna Region is renowned for excellent produce and cuisine, unique to this part of the world.  If you only have one day […]

11 Ways to Reduce the Carbon Footprint of Your Flights

Looking out of a plane window - how to reduce the carbon footprint of your flights

I like to think I do my bit for the planet.  I recycle, I don’t buy plastic water bottles, I am kind to animals…. But my guilty secret?  Flying.  I adore travelling, and flying is part of travel so I feel like I can’t just give it up!  However, I know I need to do […]

Magical Fairytale Castles in Europe You Can Actually Visit

Neuschwanstein Castle Germany - Fairytale Castles in Europe you Can Actually Visit

Who doesn’t love a fairytale castle?  I asked some top travel bloggers to share their favourite fairytale castle in Europe, and they didn’t disappoint!  I’ve brought together the ultimate list of the most beautiful fairytale castles in Europe which you can visit, or simply imagine yourself living there!  Perfect for wannabe princes and princesses, prepare […]

7 Reasons Why You Should Visit Trentino

The Pyramids of Segonzano in Trentino stone formations with a beautiful alpine view in the background - Reasons to Visit Trentino

Do you remember that beautiful Italian city I was talking about a couple of months ago; Trento?  I said it was the loveliest city in Italy that you’d probably never heard of.  Well, now I want to talk about the whole region of Trentino, which you might not have heard of either!  While I was […]

The Apple Strudel Show in Vienna

The Strudel Show in Vienna is the place to try the best apple strudel in Vienna

One of the most important aspects of Viennese culture is food.  Food in Vienna is delicious and there are several iconic Viennese dishes which you should try while you are in the city.  Apple Strudel is one of the most famous and tasty Austrian dishes, and the best place to try a traditional apple strudel […]

Day Trip from Venice to Burano Island Italy

Things to do in Burano - Admire the Colourful Houses

Burano Island in the Venice lagoon is one of the most colourful places I have ever visited.  Burano makes a wonderful day trip from Venice, and as yet is still relatively quiet compared to Venice itself.  If you want to experience a different kind of Venetian beauty, then a Burano day trip is a must.  […]

The Best Hostel in Munich?  Wombat’s City Hostel Munich Review

A Private Room at Wombat's Munich

If you are wondering where to stay in Munich on a budget then look no further.  I came to Munich for the first time in July and loved exploring the city, using the wombat’s City Hostel Munich as a base.  I stayed here for 4 nights on my first visit and for 2 nights during […]

7 of the Best Free Views in London

Millenium Bridge at St Paul's Cathedral at Night

Well hello, Gorgeous!  London is an incredible city, and although some of the best views in London can come at a price (thank you View from The Shard!) there are also plenty of places where you can see beautiful views of London which won’t cost you a penny. Here is my pick of the best […]