I’ve just got back from a hectic three weeks travelling round New Zealand (and by the way, three weeks just ain’t enough). North and South Island; buses all the way. Ridiculous, I know. I wish I’d had more time. But in that short time I still managed to pick up a fair few tips on how to save some dollars here and there. Click here to read my New Zealand […]
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Australia is daaaaaaayum expensive. Melbourne, unfortunately, is no exception. Particularly if you’re just travelling – or rather, you’re not earning money while you’re here. (If you get a job, the sky-high prices of everything suddenly become more reasonable – $23 an hour wages are the norm here). I thought I’d put together a handy money-saving guide for Melbourne, to help you […]
I’ve been backpacking Australia for just over two months now, and made it most of the way down the East Coast. There’s a lot of stuff that I’ve learnt along the way: particularly that Australia is really bloody expensive. I am generally very good at budgeting, living cheaply and sacrificing luxuries for the sake of being able to travel for longer. But even I have struggled to maintain a reasonable spending structure […]
Hundreds of thousands of young travellers head to Australia to work and travel each year. On a working holiday visa, you are allowed a year’s worth of travel, with the bonus of being able to work to fund yourself along the way. The Australian economy is well equipped to provide for travellers taking this route, with thousands of temporary jobs waiting for the broke backpacker. As of January 2017, the cost […]
Cairns, Port Douglas, the Daintree and the Atherton Tablelands Far North Queensland is the end of the Australian east coast journey for some, and only the beginning for others. Some will be set on blowing their budget before heading home, while for others the saving is just starting. We began our trip in Cairns, so we had to get used to the high prices of Oz pretty fast. The north […]
Find out some tip and tricks on how you can capitalise on the cheap travel opportunities you are offered as a university student, and turn them into awesome experiences!