budget travel

Balkans backpacking route (Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania & Kosovo)

While many first-time backpackers in Europe overlook the Balkans, the region is getting slightly more popular with more adventurous travellers. That being said, aside from one or two coastal regions in Croatia, it largely remains something of a hidden gem and well off the traditional European travel map. In this post, we’ll outline an extensive […]

Myanmar backpacking route (AKA Burma)

Myanmar, or Burma if you prefer, is a comparatively more difficult and frustrating backpacking destination when compared to its welcoming neighbours in Southeast Asia. However it also has a special charm that often grips first-time visitors. The country certainly offers a greater sense of stepping into the unknown than some of the increasingly samey backpacking […]

Backpacking in the Balearic Islands (Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca & Formentera)

Backpacking in the Balearic Islands (Ibiza, Mallorca, Menorca & Formentera) The Balearic Islands have long been popular holiday destinations, mostly for Northern Europeans looking for a short sunny getaway. Typically people fly in and fly out, only visiting one island but it is possible to do a longer, backpacking trip in the Balearic Islands. You […]

New Zealand Backpacking Route

Our New Zealand travel itinerary starts in Christchurch and loops around the South Island for wildlife, camping, glaciers, and activities for adventure junkies. The route then crosses to the North Island for immersive indigenous culture, unique natural hot-spots, and, of course, filming locations from the Lord of the Rings films. Read on for the lowdown […]

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

The rise of the transatlantic budget airline – WOW, Norwegian & Level compared The cost of travelling from Europe to the United States and Canada (or vice-versa) is going down. The suggestion that budget airlines could start operating transatlantic flights has been around for a while but it’s only in the past year or so […]

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