How Much For: A Spontaneous Trip to Paris For Two

Recently, my sister and I booked a trip to Paris. We were booking really late, and in June, which didn't help with keeping costs down. However, I think we did pretty well! Budget: £1000 or €1115. Travel: £178.50 or €199.55. We got our tickets on Eurostar Snap and chose to go in the afternoons, and …

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How Much For: 5 Days in Lisbon for 2 People

At the beginning of January, my sister and I took our now-customary winter trip. Although we had initially decided on a multi-city trip, we decided for budgetary and anxiety reasons to focus on one city, and Lisbon won! As we cut down our trip for budgetary reasons, we really should have kept an eye on …

How Much For: A Winter Week in Scotland

I went up to visit Aberdeen and Edinburgh just in time for Christmas! Here's what it cost. Transport: £96.07. My initial travel costs were £60.47, which included two flights and my train to Aberdeen. I only paid £6.25 for my advance train and paid no extra fees for my flights so this couldn't be cheaper! …

How Much For: A Country Escape to Norfolk and Cambridgeshire

I recently spent 6 days exploring Norwich, Great Yarmouth, and Cambridge. This trip ended up being a lot more affordable than I ever hoped. Here's how I did it. Budget: £150-£200 Travel: £60.70. I booked my train ticket to Great Yarmouth in advance and added the savings from my railcard, which ended up costing me …

How Much For: 11 Days Interrailing in Belgium and the Netherlands

For a hopefully budget adventure, this trip turned out a bit more expensive than we hoped! This trip was for my sister and I, so these costs would be divided between two. Travel: £442.21/506.19 euros. This includes our Interrail passes and reservations as well as what we spent on the trams in Brussels. In hindsight, …

How Much For: Two Weeks in Japan

Before going to Japan I was really worried about how I could afford it. Japan is a traditionally expensive country, and the costs played on my mind during the planning of the trip, so here is my guide to how much two weeks in Japan cost for me. These numbers, however, are approximate numbers. Travel: …

How Much For: A Week in Edinburgh 

I recently spent a week in Edinburgh for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Initially, when I was thinking about doing this trip, I thought it would be way too expensive, but it turned out to be relatively affordable. Here's a breakdown of my trip expenses and how it would be possible to save money. Travel: £74.70. …