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5 Tips for Enjoying Florence on a Budget

July 17, 2013
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Ah, fabulous Florence – easily one of the most artistically inspiring and pretty cities in Europe. But cheap? No. While you might manage to get a cheap flight over there on one of the budget airlines, Tuscany is one of the most visited places in Italy – and seeing all that world-famous art doesn’t come […]

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Seeing the Keralan Backwaters on a Budget

May 28, 2013
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Many tourists to the beautiful Keralan Backwaters in southern India take cruises through the channels and canals on beautifully-converted rice barges – an image that was firmly imprinted in my mind when I arrived in Kerala. But on a budget of £10-15 each a day, it soon transpired that this simply wasn’t going to be […]

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Finding freelance travel writing jobs: 5 golden rules

May 1, 2013
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People are often surprised when I tell them that I make money out of being a travel writer. Not a complete living perhaps, but hard cash nonetheless. Even though you might not be able to get a gig writing for Wanderlust or National Geographic straight away, there are freelance travel writer jobs to be had […]

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5 Ways To Enjoy Istanbul On A Budget

October 18, 2012
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I recently discovered that shimmering Istanbul – like any other cosmopolitan city – ain’t cheap. Having been to coastal Turkey a couples of times before however, I wasn’t expecting it to be so comparable to prices in London. While our hotel was good value, Mr TravelEachDay and I found that eating and drinking out was […]

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The best thing I took RTW: my SteriPEN

July 17, 2012
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I was inspired to write this post thanks to a recent article on Globetrotter Girls, about the environmental impact of plastic water bottles. The article mentioned the SteriPEN and I was quick to comment that taking one around the world with me was one of the best decisions I made. First stop was India and […]

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How much I spent travelling the world

April 11, 2012
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Travelling the world isn’t cheap. But then, neither is living your day-to-day life. I remember at one point thinking that the best place to start when planning our trip would probably have been by addressing how much we could afford. However at that point, we could afford nothing at all, so it was hardly worthwhile […]

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