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A Guide to San Diego on a Budget

Not many places in the world have ‘it’, but I can tell you, San Diego is one of those destinations. What exactly do I mean by ‘it’? A place which has it all; beaches, nightlife, food, heritage, history and nature. Yes, cramming the previous into one city is possible. Few places in the world have […]

Coachella on a Budget Tips

Coachella is the music and arts festival held in Indio, USA, over 2 weekends every April.  It’s a mix of the creative, artsy, wonderful and downright weird.  There’s music to suit every taste, huge art displays, none stop sun and food stands serving up delicious food, it’s hard to ignore the lure of Coachella.  However, […]

Australia Working Holiday Visa Guide

I got sick and tired of trawling the internet to find out information on working holiday visas in Australia, with little success.  I’ve created an all-in-one Australia working holiday visa guide, so you don’t have to waste your time searching for information. Deciding to apply for a working holiday visa in Australia could be one […]

2 Days in Melbourne Budget Itinerary

Melbourne is the culture capital of Australia.  It can often be difficult to decide what to do with yourself when your have limited time in a world renowned city.  Well, never fear, follow this 2 days in Melbourne budget itinerary to make the most of your short stay. Spending two days in a city can […]

2 Day, 1 Night Great Ocean Road Budget Itinerary

The Great Ocean Road is one of the most stunning and exhilarating drives you will do in your life.  I’ve devised a 2 day, 1 night Great Ocean Road budget itinerary, so you can make the most of your trip, without wasting precious time and money. While you’re in and around Melbourne, make sure you do […]

Claiming Back Your Tax and Superannuation When Leaving Australia

Claiming back your tax and superannuation when leaving Australia may not be the most exciting of jobs, but it can be easily done.  Follow this guide and you will avoid paying something to do something which you can easily do by yourself. You’ve had the time of your life in Australia.  You’ve seen and done […]

Best Cheap Eats in Melbourne

Living in Melbourne, while on a budget can be difficult when there’s so many delicious foods to tuck into! I’ve devised a list of the best cheap eats in Melbourne, so you can eat great and save that cash. When it comes to cheap eats, you can dig out some gems in Melbourne.  Living in […]

Should You Ride an Elephant in Thailand?

Elephant tourism is huge.  Without prior knowledge or research it may be difficult to know, should you really ride an elephant in Thailand? Feel free to share your views and spark a conversation in the comments section below the article. Prior to my trip to Thailand, it was impossible to scroll through my social media […]

10 Travel Tips For Couples

Essential Travel Tips For Couples.  Compiled From Personal Experience. Feel free to share your experiences and travel tips, for couples and individuals in the comments section. You’re heading on a trip you’ve been looking forward to for months, even years.  You’ve slaved away at a job you don’t particularly enjoy, all to fund these travels in […]

Banking While Travelling Guide

This complete guide to banking while travelling will make certain you save money while abroad.  Avoid paying those unnecessary bank fees and take control of your money and spending. Banking may not be first on your mind while you’re planning or partaking on the trip of a lifetime.  However, following these simple tips will save […]