Top tips to help you Prepare for your Trip to Japan

It’s fair to say that Japan is truly a country like no other, so it’s no wonder that it welcomes a record number of visitors each year. Taking a trip to Japan can be quite a huge culture shock for westerners (and beyond), and there may be a few elements of your stay that you’ll want to be extra prepared for, to help you get the most out of your trip. We’ve put together some tips for doing just that, so you can focus on having an incredible time whilst you’re out there. Invest in a…

Top tips for Staying Safe when Travelling Solo

Going it alone when it comes to travelling is an exceptionally thrilling experience that has loads of advantages over going with a big group of friends, or just with your one or two friends. After all, you’re the boss and get to do whatever you like 24/7! Perhaps the biggest concern of the solo traveller is safety. Without a friend to watch your back, you are more vulnerable to criminals and scam artists, as well as a few health worries along the way too. But the saying ‘safety in numbers’…

A Handy Guide for your First Trip to Cuba

Captivating scenery, enticing local drinks (especially rum, of course) and sultry salsa dancing – it’s fair to say Cuba has a lot to offer its visitors. If you’re heading off to this picturesque Caribbean spot, hopefully you’ll find our guide for first timers in Cuba pretty handy, and you can focus on having the best time ever. Accommodation in Cuba As with any idyllic tourist hot spot, there are countless accommodation types available in Cuba, from your standard (to more luxurious) hotels, to even budget-friendly hostels. However, one option that differs significantly on this island is the Casas …

8 Amazing things to do in Berlin

The German capital has so much to offer it can be tough to fit everything in during your trip. From exploring its interesting history and culture, to tantalising the taste buds with the local cuisine, there’s definitely something for everyone in Berlin. Here are some of the best things to see and do in this incredible city. 1. Go to the top of the Fernsehturm The TV Tower at Alexanderplatz is Germany’s tallest building, and one of Berlin’s most iconic landmarks. There’s arguably no better view of the city than from the very top…

Tips for Booking a New Year’s Eve Trip on a Budget

New Year’s Eve is one of the most exciting nights on the calendar, so it’s no wonder that more and more people are combining the best party of the year with a trip away. However, after just a little bit of research, you’ll soon find out that the prices are definitely amped up for this night…

5 things you need to do on your Trip to Dublin

Dublin truly is an Irish gem, and if you’re planning a trip to the country’s capital sometime soon, you’ve no doubt started researching the best things to see and do whilst you’re there. That’s why we’ve put together this quick, simple guide for just 5 of the top things that need to be high up on your list of things to try on your trip. You won’t be disappointed! 1. Catch some live music at the Temple Bar The Temple Bar is world famous and after experiencing it for just…

Tips for achieving Beautiful and Unique Travel Photos

We’ve all trawled through our friends’ endless holiday or backpacking photos on Facebook, that’s full of the same old clichés that you’ve seen a million times before. After all, unless you fancy yourself as a bit of a photographer, or you’ve got a few creative tips up your sleeve, your holiday snaps might not be quite as exciting as you’d hoped. We can’t help you become a world class photographer unfortunately, but we can help spark your creativity. Here are some top tips for achieving beautiful…

Incredible Experiences you need to have in Iceland

With winter just around the corner, many of those with a serious case of wanderlust are planning wintery, perfect getaways. One of the best places to go for a true taste of the frosty season is Iceland, a country known for having idyllic winters complete with the stereotypical backdrop of snow, scenery and great sights. …

Bora Bora on a Budget – is it Possible?

When you hear the words Bora Bora, you’re very unlikely to connect it with the term ‘budget holiday’. After all, it’s an idyllic, Pinterest-perfect paradise that is like something straight out of a Hollywood blockbuster. And let’s face it; paradise rarely comes cheap! However, you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that it is actually possible to travel to Bora Bora on a fairly modest budget…

A Handy Travel Guide for a Trip to Bali

Bali truly is a Pinterest-worthy, tropical paradise that attracts gap year students, honeymooners and explorers alike in their thousands each year. If you’re one of those lucky ones, we’ve put together a simple travel guide to help you have a great holiday. The essentials – what you need to know Population…

Staying in a Hostel – Top tips for Beginners

If you’re travelling on a budget, a great option to keep costs low without having to compromise on where you go or how long you go for is to stay in a hostel. These are always cheaper than hotels or AirBnbs, and can actually give you a really unique, interesting insight into a destination. However, the prospect of staying in a hostel can be a little daunting to some travellers, especially if…

Tips for a great Quick Trip to Vienna

If you’re lucky enough to have a week or longer in Austria’s glorious capital, you’ll have plenty of time to leisurely explore the beautiful sites, and uncover some of the country’s cultural secrets. However, if you only have a couple of days, fitting it all in can seem like quite a difficult task. So we’ve put together some tips…

Budget Travel Tips: Accommodation for less

If you’re planning on doing some travelling, you’ll soon notice that one of the huge costs that soon eats away at your budget is your accommodation. After all, it’s one of those things that can’t be avoided as you’ll always need a base or at least somewhere to get some rest and a…

Top Travel tips for Couples

If you’re planning a trip away with your significant other, whether a quick weekend getaway or a transatlantic trek, you’re no doubt bursting with excitement and can’t wait to get going. After all, it’s no doubt going to be the holiday of a lifetime, and what better person to have by your side than your other half?! However, you might have also heard some couples holiday horror stories from your friends or family. Because travelling with your partner is not always easy, especially if it is a long trip away. So we’ve put together some top travel …