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…

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…

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,…

How to Afford a Holiday When You’re Saving for Travel

As you know (if you’ve been following our blog and Instagram page) we are currently in saving mode. The problem with us is, we are big dreamers. I mean big dreamers. We would spend our whole week talking and fantasising about our travel plans if we could, and so, we find saving and working quite…

Ten Things We Wish We Had Known Before Starting Our Travel Blog…

  I recently had a conversation with my sister, who is starting her own blog. It was exciting, thinking about the beginning of an adventure, and of all the things that we had learned. I quickly realised that throughout our blogging time (it’s been about a year and a half now) I have soaked up…

French Phrases That Will Help You on Your Wine Tour

As you may know by now, we are running a short series of blog posts aimed at helping others create their own French vineyard tour. This post is aimed at those that cannot speak French. We witnessed a few people struggle with ordering while we were away, who were, perhaps unintentionally, rude to staff. Two…

Our Guide to Haggling

Haggling is one of those things that you are expected to do on some occasions, and is massively offensive on others. So how do you get it right? Here are some of our tips for haggling that price from ‘Tourist’ to ‘Local’. Confidence is Key First of all, yes, you need to be confident enough…

World Nomad’s 2018 Travel Writing Scholarship

A huge ‘congratulations!’ to the winners of the World Nomads 2018 Travel Writing Scholarship to Argentina. Yes, we applied, but unfortunately on this occasion we were not successful. However, with 7,000 travel writing entries we are not disappointed with this – competition was incredibly tight! For the other applicants, here’s a little message from us:…