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:…

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…

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…

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…

5 Simple Luggage Swaps That Will Save You Money

We love having meals out, drinking coffee in beautiful coffee shops the world over (see our post here on Our Favourite Coffee Shops (Worldwide List!) However, that is not how money is best spent while travelling. So, we make allowances, and today we are going to share these with you! Here are five simple luggage…

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,…