Budget Travel

Ten Best Value Destinations for 2015

Trivago.co.uk | Posted 25.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Trivago.co.uk

From Peru to China, the lesser-known towns and cities offer travellers something different for the new year. Featuring Unesco World Heritage Sites, music festivals, historical landmarks and film locations, these destinations won't disappoint.

Istanbul on a Whim

Noelle Reno | Posted 22.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Noelle Reno

"What am I waiting for?!" I'm always waiting on something; a man, a deal, a friend. Not least of all waiting to travel to places I've always wanted to see. Fast forward 10 hours and I'm en route to the land that joins the East and West.

Booking a Hostel: Choosing the Right One for You

Nola Chesworth | Posted 25.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nola Chesworth

Choosing which hostel to book when you go away on your travels can be a somewhat daunting experience; there are so many to choose from, and you of course want to find the one that will suit you the most.

Paris For Free - If You're Under 26

Nola Chesworth | Posted 11.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nola Chesworth

Ah, Paris! You're oh so beautiful, so romantic, and also, somewhat expensive. The chic boutique hotels, the mouth-watering steak frites, un vin rouge along the Boulevard Saint-Michel - just staying, eating and drinking in the French capital can be a costly experience before you even add on the 'must-see' sights of the city.

Travelling With Friends

Kerry Christiani | Posted 28.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kerry Christiani

"I have found out that there ain't no surer way to find out whether you like people or hate them than to travel with them," Mark Twain once quipped. How right he was. Travel can make or break a friendship, so before you journey to the other side of the globe, only to realise that your best mate is your polar opposite...

Top Ten Ways to Save Money on Travel

Andrew Matthews | Posted 20.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

Love travel? Love saving money? Think the two are mutually exclusive? Well, you're wrong. But you probably already knew that seeing as 'budget travel' is constantly prompting new travel trends...

The Petra Trail - Lima

Petra Shepherd | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Petra Shepherd

I spent 19 years crisscrossing the globe with the world's leading travel broadcaster, Travel Channel International. I visited over 80 countries. But amazingly, apart from a brief stint in Ecuador, I seem to have missed out the whole of South America.

Cryin' Air

James Conmy | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK Comedy
James Conmy

I had got to the airport and realised that I'd forgotten my boarding pass. The "penalty" to print it out at the check-in desk was £60. Which was £15 more than the original ticket had cost to fly me to Germany. Sixty quid to print out a page of A4. So I was, y'know, miffed.

Top Tips for Saving Money on a Cruise

John MacLachlan | Posted 24.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
John MacLachlan

Cruise lines are a highly competitive industry and, for the most part, they follow similar patterns within their itineraries, so price and amenities are a big deal! Essentially, there are two major areas where you can save money on a cruise ship; booking and on-board amenities.

Things to Do in New York for Less Than $100

Andrew Matthews | Posted 14.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Andrew Matthews

The most exciting city in the world is also the 4th most expensive place to visit - based on the price of a night in a NY hotel. No mention of the free theatre, Public Rush Tickets at Carnegie Hall, free entry to lots of museums after 4pm, Broadway family nights, deli specials...

Travel Eye: How to do Hawaii When You're Not Super-Rich Or Famous

Karen Edwards | Posted 11.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Edwards

For years, dreamy Hawaii was known as that heavenly place far, far away where pretty girls danced in coconut shells and grass skirts, superstars sipped cocktails on white sandy beaches, Jurassic Park-esq creatures roamed in the wild and loved-up honeymooners spent thousands of their hard-earned pounds on their first few days of marriage.