Tag: Budget Travel

How to book cheaper accomodation and travel for FREE!

How to book cheaper accomodation and travel for FREE!

Ever wondered how people can afford to travel all the time? Think they must have secret rich parents or a lottery win nobody knows about? Well I’m here to tell you it’s easy to travel cheaper and even for free. Yes free, like zero pennies.…

Getting from Tulum to Caye Caulker; the cheap/stupid option!

Getting from Tulum to Caye Caulker; the cheap/stupid option!

There are many blog posts about how to get from Tulum to Caye Caulker with the various options and routes to take. Most go on to explain the option that takes the ferry from Chetumal to Caye Caulker. At $55 (plus the ADO bus and…

5 day trips from Havana

5 day trips from Havana

Havana has so much to offer but even the most hardened tourist might need to take a day off from the busy city. Luckily there are some great places nearby that you can get to experience the ‘real Cuba’ away from the rest of the…

Five places to stay in the Yucatan that aren’t Cancun – Plus tips and travel hacks for backpackers.

Five places to stay in the Yucatan that aren’t Cancun – Plus tips and travel hacks for backpackers.

While Cancun is famous for its all inclusive resorts I’d heard from many travellers it’s not the best place to be a backpacker. So where else can you stay on the peninsula? Here’s a run down of some of the most popular as well as…

Holbox – The island paradise away from the crowds of Cancun

Holbox – The island paradise away from the crowds of Cancun

If you want to get off the beaten path in Mexico’s Caribbean coast, Holbox is the answer. Get back to nature and away from the crowds. Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Cozumel can feel a little tourist heavy. But make the extra effort to get…

A Budget Backpackers Guide To Havana, Cuba

A Budget Backpackers Guide To Havana, Cuba

Havana is one of the most unique cities on the planet. It’s grand buildings reminiscent of Spanish colonialism in South America, echoes of Stalinist architecture from Russia, vibrant tastes of the Caribbean and a complex economical situation that is totally it’s own. It’s storied history…

How to beat the crowds at Chitchen Itza

How to beat the crowds at Chitchen Itza

Chitchen Itza is one of Mexico’s most famous tourist attractions. As one of the modern seven wonders of the world it’s no shock to hear it can get a little busy at times. What’s the best way to get great photos, beat the crowds and…

10 tips for travelling in Japan on a budget

10 tips for travelling in Japan on a budget

Japan isn’t well known as a top budget travel destination for good reason, it isn’t cheap. But it does appear on almost every travellers list at some point or another as it is a truly unique and beautiful place to visit. Read on to find…

Top 10 Must Have Travel Apps For A Trip To Europe

Top 10 Must Have Travel Apps For A Trip To Europe

Travel is all about trying new things and getting lost not to mention a bit confused. But now with the help of technology not every experience has to be quite such a steep learning curve. There are a wealth of well known apps that make…

Touchdown – What to do when you land in a new city – Europe

Touchdown – What to do when you land in a new city – Europe

Get high No we’re not talking about Amsterdam. I mean climb something! The best way to get the layout of a city is to see it from a different perspective. Grab a map and work out where everything you want to see is. Whether it’s…