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:…

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.

How to Experience your Hometown like a Traveller

Saving from one base isn’t easy for a traveller – but it’s necessary when you stick to the old motto ‘Work-Save-Travel’. So, how can you make it easier? Experience your hometown like a traveller. You might have lived in your city since you were born, but we bet there are places that you haven’t yet…

Locations Guaranteed to give you a White Christmas

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas this year? Well, we’ve certainly had that dream before. So, we’ve rounded up a short list of places you can visit this Christmas to give you that official winter vibe – get those thermals from storage, and pop on the kettle. The Budget: Look no further than Lithuania….

100 Mile Bike Ride Challenge

Daniel and I are not cyclists. Yes, we love cycling, but we are certainly not the lycra clad road bike owners you might see on a 100 mile bike ride. However, we have signed up to take part in the Velo Birmingham & Midlands bike ride on the 12th May 2019. That means a lot…

Dining in the Dark – What They Don’t Tell You

Having been on the Dining in the Dark experience twice (once in Kuala Lumpur, and once in Berlin), you could call me a fan – after all, I ventured down that dark staircase twice. Here’s what to expect, if you’re planning a visit! It’s Dark: Well yeah, obviously. But, we’re not talking the darkness at…