Had I ventured outside of my hostel and wandered into one of the many shops offering coach trips, I could have bought a coach ticket to Melbourne. Instead I went on the internet and found that there was a train to Melbourne, the ticket cost $45 and the journey would take 11 hours. Call me … Continue reading The 11 hour train to Melbourne
Any backpacker worth their salt has a weekly or daily budget in place to ensure that their money lasts as long as possible. The first time I went backpacking my friend and I were on a strict budget of €27 a day (including accommodation). This time around setting and keeping a budget is all on … Continue reading Budgeting: A tale of trial and error.
In early July I spontaneously decided to travel to Iceland for a couple of days. After a very hectic June which involved a family holiday, a week in Budapest with my friends and receiving my degree classification. The realisation that my time at university was at an end and my life was about to change … Continue reading Can Iceland be done on a budget?