Category: Travel Planning

Honeymoon in Iceland

23 reasons you should honeymoon in Iceland, too

Iceland sparkles for me. The reason? I can’t quite put my mitten on it. Maybe it’s this small north Atlantic island’s vast landscapes, canyons, and geysers. I do love to be near water (having grown up in a coastal town in Fife, Scotland) so is it the thundering waterfalls, lagoons, and beaches? Or the beautiful

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15 Christmas Europe Breaks For Every Budget

15 Christmas Europe Breaks For Every Budget

It's only Autumn and we've (Craig and Gemma) only been back in Scotland for two months. Yet I've found myself drawn to the Skyscanner app... confession, I've set a few email alerts for flight price drops in the hope that we can squeeze in one of the following sensational Christmas Europe breaks recommended by fellow turkey loving travel bloggers.

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Travel & Work: Workaway, Help X & Volunteers Base

Travel & Work: Workaway and HelpX

Want to travel but can’t afford to? Workaway and HelpX (and possibly Volunteers Base) may be the solution. If you want to live abroad for free, have time to offer and basic skills to swap then you, like us (Gemma and Craig – thrifty travellers), could experience travel through a local’s eyes while on a budget.

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Long Term Travel Planning Tips

Long Term Travel Planning: Save, Book, Go!

Hello from Scotland! For the past 17 months, my husband, Craig, and I (Gemma) have been backpacking our way around the Americas and Europe. We downed tools as teacher and tradesman to hike, party, and chill in 16 different countries. If you are considering long term travel planning but don't know where to start - this article is for you.

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Travel Budget for 3 Weeks in Cuba

Travel Budget for 3 Weeks in Cuba

Cuba is a relatively cheap country to enjoy an all - inclusive holiday in, but budget backpackers who are accustomed to the cost of travelling in say Bolivia or Cambodia will find Cuba expensive. We spent three weeks in Cuba, with the intention of travelling around the whole island (which is possible in that time). However, our

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