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Tips for Making a Travel Insurance Claim

Ever since my scooter accident in Bali, I always travel with insurance because you just never know when you might have an accident. I’ve only ever claimed twice on my insurance- once when I had my DSLR camera stolen in Monaco and the second time when I needed to visit a doctor in California. On […]

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Tips for Getting A UK Working Holiday Visa

The UK makes a great base for working and exploring the rest of Europe. With low cost flights on airlines like Easyjet and Ryanair, you can easily hop across the pond on city breaks or beach holidays during your spare time. Then there are the epic festivals, like Oktoberfest, Running of the Bulls and La […]

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How To Save For Your Next Big Trip Abroad

While many travel bloggers are nomadic with no fixed address, I know many of you have to pay rent, or own a home and are paying off a mortgage. Then there are the daily outgoings- the phone contracts, the utility bills, the weekly shopping and nights out with friends. If you have a serious case […]

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How to Plan and Afford Your Travels

Being in anticipation of an upcoming journey is one of the most exhilarating feelings there are. Whether you want to go on a hiking trip in the Appalachian Mountains, meditate in Sri Lanka, go white water rafting in Brazil or visit the ancient ruins of Skara Brae on the Orkney Islands – the world is […]

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Saving Money on Travel in the UK

Tips for Saving Money on Travel in the UK

Since I’m based in Manchester, I find myself travelling down to London quite a bit for meetings or to catch flights from the London airports. Travel in the UK can sometimes be expensive if you leave it to the last minute, so I’ve put together some top tips saving money on travel in the UK. […]

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Travel Photography Tips & Tricks

My Top Travel Photography Tips

Ever since I was given a Nikon D70 camera as a present from my Dad, I have been really interested in photography. I’m always lusting after new pieces of kit and I’ve currently got my eye on a nice little upgrade. Being a travel blogger, photos are very important- a blog post without images would […]

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My 10 Essential Tips for Moving Abroad

While I’m generally a bit of a nomad, I have lived the expat life from time to time. Several years ago I lived in Bali where I eventually found a job making event videos, and I once lived in Portugal where I worked a season working in bars and restaurants. Recently, I submitted my top […]

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Tips for Travel with an iPad

In many ways the iPad can be the perfect travel companion. It doesn’t take up as much room as a laptop, and yet it isn’t as small and fiddly as a phone. If you’re going on shorter trips or you’re traveling for a while but don’t need the full functionality of a laptop, then the […]

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