MFT – Backpacking Tips & Budget Travel Inspiration


NEW: European Cities Ranked by Cost of Living

backpacking route France

View from Sacré-Cœur in ParisCC BY-ND 2.0

11th February 2018 – Compare the estimated cost of living in every capital city in the EU!

UPDATED: Backpacking Route for Central America

Backpacking Routes

2nd January 2018 – Our backpacking route for Central America has been updated. Check out our 2 month itinerary taking in the best of Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, Costa Rica, Nicaragua and Panama.

Budget travel in the Balearic Islands?

Visiting Formentera

9th December 2017 – Four islands in one trip? We compare Mallorca, Menorca, Ibiza and Formentera.

The capes and coastal gems of Prince Edward Island

Visiting North Cape, PEI

4th December 2017 – Discovering the capes and coastal gems of Canada’s Prince Edward Island.

Backpacking Route for New Zealand


20th November 2017 – A 5 week route for New Zealand featuring the best of the country’s wildlife, glaciers, indigenous culture, natural wonders and of course the filming locations from the Lord of the Rings films. Via Kayla from Where Can I find wifi?.

The rise of the transatlantic budget airline – Norwegian, Level and WOW compared!

cheap flights to San Francisco

16th October 2017 – With flights from Europe to the USA and even as far West as the San Francisco Bay Area (featured above) for under €150, we look at the main players in the rise of budget flights across the Atlantic.


Budget Travel Guide to southeast Asia Budget Travel Guide to south america

5 Countries that are great places to live on a low budget

Best countries to live in on a budget

22nd September 2017 – Check out these five countries that offer a good quality of life without breaking the bank!

10 Great Hiking Trails around the World

Best hiking destinations

8th August 2017 – Check out some of the best and most challenging hiking trails, the world has to offer.

Mexico Route

backpackers in Mexico

10th July 2017 – Maya ruins, mountain towns and mighty waves. It’s our backpacking route for Mexico!

How to Bargain in Vietnam

Travel tips for Vietnam

27th May 2017 – Learn how to bargain like a local in Vietnam!