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 …

Eurostar Snap – Is It Worth It?

I've just gotten back from a spontaneous trip to Paris with my little sister. We booked quite off the cuff through Eurostar Snap, and I was quite impressed! The booking system was really easy, although I have looked for tickets on there before and they were all gone. I think with Eurostar Snap if you …

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 …

A Neurotic’s Guide to London

In this new series I will be starting, I'm going to explain answers to some questions I had about cities I've now visited, and talk about things I struggled with. As a naturally neurotic person, I worry about lots of unneeded things, so I hope this helps you! What is London really like? London is …

My Top 5 Places I’ve Stayed

I've been lucky enough to have the opportunity to travel quite a bit and, while I've been fortunate to save on accommodation in places by staying with friends and relatives, I've stayed in my share of hostels and hotels. These are my favourite places I've stayed. 5. Stayokay Hostel, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Set in the …

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 …

4 Reasons to Visit Himeji, Japan

Are you planning a trip to Japan any time soon? Well, let me introduce you to my favourite small Japanese town! Himeji is beautiful, and easily reached by regional train and Shinkansen. Here are four reasons why you should definitely visit! Visit an UNESCO World Heritage Site Himeji Castle is beautiful, and has a complex …