Bringing Home on Your Travels

The first time we visited Asia was the first time that I worried about travelling far from home. I’ve been to New York, but a six hour flight from the UK is very different to flying to Malaysia. I love to travel (hence, you know, the blog), but I was really, really nervous. Why? I…

Travel Blog Post Ideas to Keep You Writing…

It can be so hard to think of new post ideas for a blog, especially if you’re doing what we are right now – which is saving hard. We’re off to Turkey (woop!) this month – but until that trip gives us a new travel bonanza of blog post ideas, we find ourselves searching online…

Frequently Asked Questions (that nobody asked us…)

Well, it can be hard to blog when you’re saving. So, here’s a list of FAQ’s that nobody asked us – and long may it entertain! WHY DID YOU START YOUR OWN TRAVEL BLOG? We wanted to write about our travels – plain and simple! We have been travelling for a long time and had…

Keeping Your Creative Spark Alive While Saving

Saving to travel can be a bit relentless, especially if you are saving for a big trip. When you are also a travel blogger, it can be hard to keep that creative spark and passion for travel writing while you are waiting. So, here are our tips on how to keep that zing popping: Research:…

A Snapshot of London

When to Visit: There is no bad time. Winter in the UK is fairly long (or maybe it just feels that way?), so you can assume that from September to March you will get chilly. If you are after warm weather go for June to August, but remember – the UK cannot promise sunshine! How…

Be Animal Friendly While Travelling

You may have seen various posts on Instagram or Facebook (or any other social media) of people riding elephants, posing with lions, stroking tigers…the list goes on and on. Everyone loves to have photographs that show what a great time they are having while travelling – but make sure that your adventure doesn’t do harm…

Setting Travel Goals for 2019

We all have personal goals, and the new year seems like the best time to admit to them, begin them, and write them down. Though as a couple we have independent goals, we do have three main goals together for 2019: 1: Complete the Velo Birmingham. This is a 100 mile bicycle race, and we…

Our Top 10 Blog Posts for 2018

2018 was a big year of saving for us! Our blog posts reflected that, and we tried to help others with their own blogging, writing, saving and prepping. 2019 is going to be a big travel year for us, which is exciting, so expect more posts geared toward places. Here is our countdown of our…

Gingerbread City (Photo Diary)

We went to the wonderful Gingerbread City at the V&A – can’t attend this Christmas? Here is a photo diary to make you peckish for gingerbread and put you in the seasonal spirit.

Top Ten Things To Do in Vilnius, Lithuania

This was a post I found myself searching for before our trip to Vilnius, Lithuania. Now that we have been and come back – it seems only right to share our top ten tips with you! 1: Learn the history. The KGB museum should be your first stop. Warning: this is not an easy visit….