11 Easy Ways to Save Money in New Zealand

11 Easy Ways to Save Money in New Zealand

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 […]

Saving money in Melbourne

Saving Money in Melbourne: A Practical Guide

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 […]

50 Budget Tips for Backpacking Australia

50 Budget Tips For Backpacking Australia

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 […]

View of Cairns from a boat

Far North Queensland on the Cheap

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 […]

How to Travel on the Cheap While at University

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!