Think Before Spending Frivolously | Tip of the Week

Pondering before spending money by flickr user saveasnew

It’s exciting whenever a new gadget, movie or event suddenly is available for purchase.  However, if taking the trip of your lifetime or living a location independent lifestyle is a serious dream of yours, it’s important to be able to reduce spending and live more frugally.  Being able to say ‘no’ to things and having […]

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Pack Your Own Lunch | Tip of the Week

Pack your own lunch image by N02

It’s tempting to eat out while working or living location independently.  The cost of eating out consistently day after day really adds up over time.  Instead of wasting money on expensive lunches consider packing your own food.  What you’ll save in terms of costs associated with food can be spent on buying yourself days off […]

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Lanzarote’s best natural attractions

Beaches in Lanzarote - Flickr CC fcrippa

The Canary Islands have long been a brilliant holiday destination for Brits keen to enjoy a decent dollop of sun and sand without paying over the odds. My favourite isle in the archipelago is Lanzarote, largely thanks to the fact it has, in my opinion, some of the most stunning landscapes to be found anywhere […]

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Locations and exchange rates: ways to save while travel-blogging

Old map of the world - Flickr CC maps.pbl

When our currency weakens in the global market, it’s easy for the bleaker outlook to cast a dark cloud over would-be travellers’ heads. If money matters  have shattered your dreams of a trip where your funds works as hard as possible to satisfy your every adventurous whim, we’re here to show you how you can […]

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Who to Turn to When Things Go Wrong

Flickr CC katerha

One problem about travelling is that no matter how much you prepare, things sometimes don’t go according to plan. All sorts of issues can crop up when you are away, but being miles from home, knowing what you can do and who you can turn to isn’t easy. However, if you know your rights and […]

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How to Pack Your Backpack Like a Pro: 4 Useful Tips

Vintage suitcase with stickers - Flickr CC elitatt

If you want to avoid future lower back pain and any other travel stress make sure your backpack is packed perfectly before you head off on a long hike or adventure.  The worst thing possible is when you pack your bag quickly and without any thought and then find it almost impossible to continue on […]

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Tips for earning your way around the world

Skiing and snowboarding - Flickr CC fortwainwright

Gap years are all about discovering new places, meeting new people and gaining a wider perspective of the world. For me, working – even if for only part of your gap year – is a big part of the overall experience. Not only does it give you the chance to earn some money and help […]

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Santorini’s Island Sway

Views from scenic Santorini by flickr user BruceHH

  Santorini’s Island Sway The stunning white and blue houses that make up some of the most spectacular Greek islands are the perfect destination for a romantic getaway. Explore the islands of Santorini and soften the pace to a relaxing stroll. Let the quaint villages of Santorini, Greece charm you with traditional island beauty! Start […]

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