The Budget Traveller’s Resource List

Travelling on a budget can be made easier with a few simple resources, so we have collected a few together to make your travel plans accessible! These are websites that we use ourselves, and are not adverts. http://www.skyscanner.net – finding the cheapest flights is easy with this website, you can search for the cheapest month,…

You Need to Read These 3 Books to Inspire your Next Adventure!

Where does inspiration for travel come from? Sometimes we are inspired by a photograph, the price of a plane ticket (that one more than often for us!), or it could even be a work of fiction. I (Rachel) have just finished reading The Miniaturist (recommended, by the way – click here to read more about it),…

A Snapshot of…Lyon

Welcome to our new blog series: ‘A Snapshot of…’ In this series we aim to give you snapshot of a city that we love, which will hopefully give you great ideas for your own trip. This snapshot is of Lyon, a city that we love dearly and had the joy of living an hour from…

What’s In Our Travel Bag?

Hello, fancy taking a sneak peek inside our travel bag? These are the items we carry around day to day, when sightseeing and mooching around new cities. Camera Well, you could have guessed this one. If you follow us on Instagram (if you don’t, please do! @travellingwriters) you’ll know that we love to share our…

How to Survive Long Haul Flights

Long distance flights can be fun, honestly! We have been on many, and we are here to tell you some of our tips for not only taking them in your stride, but doing so in comfort (note: we’re not talking about business or first class here, we would only ever buy seats on the cheap…

A Weekend in Barcelona

Barcelona is a beautiful and lively city and there is no shortage of things to do. Here are our recommendations. We hope that you enjoy and get a chance to check some of them out: Tours: As we’ve mentioned before (Cycling in Berlin), bikes are one of our favourite ways to get around a new…