Archive for the ‘Backpacking’ Category

Boston BY Thomas Crawford

As one of the older cities in the US, Boston has a much more traditionally British and classical feel to it, with fewer steel and glass buildings dominating its downtown and port than other newer American cities. As the largest city in New England, its ties back to the old one are traced back to […]

Calgary, Banff and Jasper

Heading West If you ever find yourself heading west in Canada, you’ll likely find yourself stopping in Calgary. The largest city in the province of Alberta with 1.4 million residents, it traces its origins back to a fort built as a focal point for the growing ranching industry. This can still be enjoyed today through […]

Backpacking for a week in Italy on a very tight budget

Have you always wanted to visit sunny Italy but you have sadly being put off by the staggering prices that characterise the Italian main cities during most of the year? Say no more, because below you will find how to travel to the country with the most charming accent in the world for around £350 […]

The Perth-ect Holiday Destination

My all-time favourite destination on the planet is noted for being the sunniest capital in the world. With its enticing beaches, lively nightlife, markets, culture, beautiful parks and a very welcoming atmosphere, Perth, Western Australia is the ideal holiday destination. With an average of eight hours of blazing sunshine a day, you wouldn’t be surprised […]

Let Channel 4 TV help you curb excessive Holiday Spending

Channel 4’s SuperScrimpers is back. Do you enjoy spending money on holidays even when you don’t have it? We all love a good holiday or weekend break, but for some of us Brits it’s bit of an obsession, scanning travel websites for holiday deals and being drawn into travel agents every week on lunch breaks. […]

Flying from Bristol or Cardiff

When you consider booking your next holiday abroad, try thinking outside the box when it comes to where you fly from. Many people will simply choose the airport closest to them when searching for cheapest flights. Or they will only consider the largest and busiest airports from the drop down menu. As of 2011 the […]

Holidays in Cumbria

The Lake District and Cumbria is a fantastic place to visit when planning a UK holiday. The Lakeland and Cumbria area has long been popular with British tourists and those visiting the UK from abroad. If you are a  family looking for a relaxed country break then Cumbria is well worth the visit. Lakeland areas […]

Canada Two Week Holiday Guide

Canada takes up an immense section of North America and is the world’s second-largest country by total area. The country is a popular holiday destination for tourists from around the world. The friendly people, safe travel and beautiful expansive landscapes make this huge country an attractive place to visit and explore. The vast expanse of […]

Preparing Foreign Currency

Holidaying in a foreign country can be quite a confusing time when it comes to preparing your holiday spending money. Many people use a currency converter to get a rough idea of what they will be getting for their money while pulling out the purse on holiday. It’s always advisable to think about what you’re […]

The Western Isles or Outer Hebrides?

Many people in the UK and Europe would not think of the Western Isles as somewhere to go on vacation, in fact many people would not even know where the Western Isles are. Some confusion can be blamed on the fact that this small strip of islands off the North West coast of Scotland are […]