Advice for Holiday-goers on a Budget: The Whole Package

Traveling is exciting and rewarding but sometimes backpacking spontaneously around Western Europe in the middle of winter just isn’t what you are looking for. A friend asked me for advice on where to go with his partner for a romantic holiday and it inspired me to write an article about how to go luxury for…

Advice for Adventurers on a Budget: Getting Around

A lot of people ask me how I manage to afford to travel as much as I do on a student budget so I thought I’d compile a list of some tips I’ve picked up along the way. Here’s what I have to say about the traveling around itself. Megabus: http://www.megabus.com/ Megabus is big in both…

Leaving San Francisco: Part Two

Our first lift was from a Peruvian couple who weren’t going far but said that they could drive us to the coast at Pacifica – barely outside San Francisco. We gratefully accepted (mostly out of desperation to get off the road) and agreed that as it was getting late, our best bet was to pitch…

Leaving San Francisco: Part One

I arrived in San Francisco on April 16th with a suitcase full of clothes and a plan to stay there for three months working in a hostel only a five minute walk away from Union Square. I had just about $1000 to my name and as my work covered my room, I figured that this…

“Boring” Belgium

February 2015 I booked my flight to Belgium without knowing much about it because I had a friend that lived in Brussels I wanted to visit. The closer it got to my travel date, the more jokes I heard about there being absolutely nothing to do in Belgium. My ten days spent there would have…

Mallorca Moments

4 Museums, 2 art galleries, 3 harbours, 9 beaches, 4 meals out, 1 comedy show, 5 cafes, 1 afternoon swimming, 10 buskers, 1 lighthouse and 14 nights in a beautiful Mallorca apartment… for the price of 24.3 pints at the local pub. Two weeks in Maraxi, Mallorca with a Workaway family who will be giving me…