Skiing holidays are notoriously expensive. From accommodation and eating out to hiring your skiing or snowboarding equipment, popular ski resorts are often ridiculously overpriced and absolutely packed. And I suppose that’s one of the reasons I’ve never been drawn to a winter sports trip. I have a finite budget and try to make it stretch as far as possible, so blowing all my cash on … Continue reading The Perfect European Budget Ski Resort
Many people today still believe travel is unaffordable. But I love helping people to save money on travel and take more trips as a result. By now, most of my friends know that I never pay over the odds for my trips and I have to say, I quite proud of my talent for getting seriously cheap deals! Really, I’m just super stingy and don’t … Continue reading The Best Websites for Cheap Travel Deals and Holiday Discounts
We’ve all seen them…the selfies on Instagram of tourists posing with docile-looking tigers or riding on the back of an elephant. And, we’ve all heard of Seaworld and other attractions that provide the opportunity to touch, ride or otherwise interact with animals. But, are these attractions just harmless fun or is there something more sinister to be aware of? First off, I will say that … Continue reading We need to talk about animal tourism!
Hiring a campervan for $1 a day?! Sounds too good to be true, doesn’t it? Well, it’s not and I’m going to tell you how it can be done. As many of you know, I spent the month of January travelling around Australia. I started in Sydney, flew to Cairns and the plan from there was to book a flight down to Melbourne for a few … Continue reading How to Hire a Campervan in Australia for $1 a Day
This is definitely an issue I have to address A LOT. Sometimes it is posed as a genuine question from people who are looking to travel more and want to know how I afford to travel as much as I do. Other times it’s posed as a snide remark from people who are either jealous or don’t agree with my lifestyle. Sometimes it even comes … Continue reading How I Afford to Travel
Many people think they simply can’t afford to travel. At least not more than once or twice a year. And even that can be tough for some people. I regularly get asked how I afford to travel as much as I do. But, let me tell you, I am not rich. I don’t have rich parents or a rich husband. I didn’t inherit a lot … Continue reading 17 Easy Ways to Save Money on Your Next Trip