Best of the Rest

The best of the rest! Anything goes here and you will find a range of articles on budget travel in regions other than the ones we feature in more depth including some pretty random travel destinations. This is also the place for general pieces that don’t specifically relate to any one region or destination.


Sydney Culture on a Budget

3 days in Sydney

Local tips from Sydney resident Alex Johnson on five ways to experience culture in Sydney on a budget.


THE RISE OF THE TRANSATLANTIC BUDGET AIRLINE

Norwegian Air reviewed

We compare the main airlines offering budget flights across the Atlantic.


5 COOL PLACES TO LIVE ON A BUDGET

cost of living in Portugal

Check out these five cheap countries, that are great places to live.


THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE TEACHING ENGLISH IN CHINA

Some key info for anyone considering going to China to teach English.


WHAT TRAVELLING ALONE CAN TEACH YOU

the art of solo travel

Find out the lasting benefits of solo travel!


AIRBNB REVIEWED

review of airbnb

Check out our Airbnb review and get 30 Euros of free travel credit to use to book accommodation.


GET INVOLVED WITH THE FUNKY 100

Funky 100

100 Cities Around the World, 5 Funky travel tips for each one submitted by YOU!


 HOW TO BECOME AN ENGLISH TEACHER ABROAD

girl teaching english

Check out our guide to getting qualified in TEFL, finding jobs and saving up some cash whilst experiencing life in another country.


5 Budget-friendly Caribbean Destinations

Backpacking in the Caribbean


5 UNUSUAL THINGS TO SEE IN AUSTRALIA

Five of the funkiest, off-the-beaten track destinations in Australia.


5 WAYS TO COMBAT TRAVEL BOREDOM

dealing with travel boredom

Travel’s great but that’s not to say there won’t be moments of boredom. This guest post includes some imaginative ways to kill some time.


FULL MOON PARTIES AROUND THE WORLD

full moon party

From Koh Phangan to Ecuador, here are some of the best full moon parties and the dates they will occur.


GETTING AROUND SOUTH KOREA

KOREA TRAIN

Check out this excellent guest post on getting around South Korea, a hotbed for English teachers.


5 REASONS HOSTELS ARE BETTER THAN HOTELS!

hostels or hotels which is better?

If you’re still having doubts about staying in hostels as opposed to hotels then read this!


THE 8 PEOPLE YOU MEET IN A HOSTEL

backpackers in a hostel

Hostels attract a range of different and usually interesting people from around the world but ever feel like you keeping meeting the same person again and again?


TRAVEL IN THE SECRET STATE

North Korea shows for tourists

Visiting North Korea is actually relatively easy but independent travel is impossible. This guide should give you some useful info about travel in the secret state.


THE PECULIAR RISE OF GENOCIDE TOURISM

auschwitz visits

The last 20 years has seen a bizarre increase in tourism at the scene of some of the world’s greatest horrors. Read about the morbid locations that have turned into unlikely tourist destinations.


BACKPACKER’S GUIDE TO MALAWI

fisherman at lake malawi

Check out this guide to Malawi, one of Africa’s smallest but most charming countries to visit.


VISITING THE WORLD’S FORGOTTEN CONTINENT

seal in antarctica

The world’s final frontier, Antarctica is experiencing a surge in visitors.