Free Things to do in Budapest Hungary

Hungarian Parliament Building in Budapest

Budapest is Hungary’s wonderful capital city, and is full of incredible things to do – many of which are absolutely free!  There are beautiful works of architecture, wonderful natural sights and Budapest’s cultural and historical centre, all of which you can enjoy without needing to spend a penny.  Julie and Zach Ruhl from Ruhls of […]

Hostel Tips: Essential Tips for Staying in a Hostel

Sturdy Bunk Beds in Hostels - Hostel Tips

Hostels are a cheap and fun way to travel around the world but staying in a hostel for the first time can be daunting.  I asked Danny from What’s Danny Doing to share his top tips for staying in a hostel from a guy’s point of view – and you’ll be glad to know that […]

Is Rio Safe for Tourists?

Rio de Janeiro Brazil - Is Rio Safe for Tourists

I travelled to Brazil in 2016 and was in Rio de Janeiro for Carnival, which was incredible although we did have a couple of unnerving experiences.  I haven’t written much about Brazil or Rio yet, so I asked Yvonne from Now in Rio to share her thoughts on a question that is often asked about […]

Adventure & Mayan Culture on a Cancun Eco-Tour Excursion

It’s been a while since I was in Mexico, and I miss the food, culture and warmth of the people.  When Melanie and Marla from Grans on the Go got in touch with me about their trip to Mexico, I was excited to read what they got up to on an Ecotour excursion from Cancun.  […]

7 Reasons to visit Romania

Peles Castle Romania - Reasons to Visit Romania

I am spending the next year or so exploring more of Europe, and hope to be visiting Romania some time next year.  I am fascinated by this country I know so little about – and until I can get there and see it for myself, I asked Marius from Romanian Friend to share his reasons […]

Discovering the Best Hikes in Patagonia

Glacier in Patagonia - Avoid Patagonia in the Winter - The Best Time to Visit South America

I didn’t make it to Patagonia when I briefly visited Argentina, so it is still firmly on my bucket list!  Hiking in Patagonia is an incredible adventure which I definitely want to do one day, so I asked Mila from Travel Belles to share her tips and advice for some of the best hikes in […]

How to Eat Your Way Around Switzerland on a Budget

Cheesey Swiss Fondue - Eating in Switzerland on a Budget

Switzerland is quite famous for its food; the Swiss cheese, chocolate, and even the wine. But the problem is that it is also notoriously famous for being expensive. A decent meal in a good restaurant can easily set you back 150 bucks – especially if you are a meat lover!  But you have to try […]

The Essential Byron Bay Backpacking Guide

Byron Bay Beach - Australia Bucket List

Tucked away in the northern coast of New South Wales, Australia, Byron Bay is a hidden gem and haven for backpackers and locals alike. This hippie surf town may seem like yet another Australian party central, but really, there is so much more than meets the eye. If you’re preparing to backpack to Byron Bay, […]

The Best Places to Visit in the UK on a Budget

Rhossili Bay in Gower, South Wales - the Best Places to visit in the UK on a Budget

I was born and raised in the UK, and although I’ve spent a lot of my later life travelling, I have a new-found appreciation for my country.  So, I want to share some of the best places to visit in the UK on a budget, so you can enjoy exploring the United Kingdom without breaking […]

The Acatenango Volcano Hike to see Fuego in Guatemala

Fuego Volcano Spewing Smoke & Ash - The view from Volcano Acatenango

I met Roman in Antigua Guatemala, when I was there last year.  I had asked him to write this article about the Acatenango hike before the fatal eruption of Fuego volcano in Guatemala on June 3rd 2018.  I thought long and hard about whether to publish it at all after so many people lost their […]