Budget Travel

Dubai on a budget

Dubai on a Budget

Talk to anyone who’s been to Dubai and they’ll tell you that it’s an expensive city. I personally have travelled there and can confirm that it’s one of the more expensive destinations I’ve been to. In my how much does it cost to go to Dubai guide, I estimate you’ll need to budget $2,850 for…

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dynamic currency conversion

Dynamic Currency Conversion | How to avoid it

When it comes to travelling, dynamic currency conversion is something you need to know about since it’s one of the biggest travel fees you can avoid. In case you’re not familiar with dynamic currency conversion, it’s when you get the option to pay for your purchases in your home currency when using credit cards abroad.…

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Ireland on a Budget

Ireland is a popular tourist destination for a number of reasons. Whether you are interested in the pub life, the history, the natural landmarks, or maybe even chasing down some family ancestry, Ireland has a lot going for it. However, it’s not the cheapest destination to visit. Especially if you plan on spending a lot…

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Italy on a Budget

Italy is on the bucket list for many people. With ancient monuments, sweeping landscapes, and the best pasta you’ll find in the world, it’s not hard to see why it’s a favourite destination for many people. Interestingly enough, Italy is an affordable destination. According to my how much does it cost to go to Italy…

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how to find cheap flights

The cost of travel: How to find cheap flights

Every traveller wants to know how to find cheap flights. We’ve heard the tips before e.g. book at 2 A.M. on a Wednesday during a full moon or clear your cookies so the airline doesn’t see your search history. I hate to break it to you, but those tips simply won’t work. Some people even…

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Paris on a budget

Paris on a Budget

Paris is one of the most popular cities in the world. Known as the city of light and the city of love, many people dream about heading to the capital of France. What’s interesting is that the city is not that expensive to visit. In my guide on how much does it cost to go…

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Bali on a budget

Bali on a Budget

Bali on a Budget Bali, the Island of the Gods, has made a name for itself as an affordable luxury escape. Pinterest and Instagram are full of images of infinity pools overlooking lush jungle landscapes and elegant beach bars with cocktails and stunning sunset views. It’s changed a lot over the years but Bali still…

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Budgeting for a trip

The cost of travel: Budgeting for a trip

I’m a bit of a late bloomer. I didn’t catch the travel bug until I was in my mid 20’s. I’m not sure why it took so long since my parents took me on trips when I was young, but at the time I was more interested in playing Tetris on my Nintendo Game Boy.…

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Sticking to your travel budget

The cost of travel: Sticking to your travel budget

BangkokYou’ve done all your research, found a cheap flight, and managed to save on your hotels, but now that you’re on the ground, sticking to your travel budget seems difficult. Listen, I don’t blame you. When travelling, I get the urge to spend more, but the last thing I want is to return home to…

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Japan on a Budget

Japan is easily my favourite country in the world. I’ve only been a few times, but I constantly think about heading back and find myself researching different areas and new attractions. I remember when I was planning my first trip in 2008, everyone warned me how expensive the country is. When I finally arrived, I…

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