Porto: 6 things to do in 48 hours

You can only get Port from Porto How long for: Porto is an underrated gem but it won’t be underrated for long, the word is out and even Ryanair flies there! It is a great place for a weekend or 3 day trip and definitely a place you can travel solo. If you’ve got more…… Continue reading Porto: 6 things to do in 48 hours

Lisbon: day trips and best tips

South American salsa x European cityscape perched on a beautiful coastline. How long for: Lisbon is an amazing city. There is so much to do and plenty of day trips available making it a great destination for a short or longer trip. Portugal is also notably cheaper than other parts of Europe making it a…… Continue reading Lisbon: day trips and best tips

Cheapest Ever Airport Lounge Memberships 

I have never used an airport lounge before but I always dreamed about the lux life. I had read about Priority Pass before but never bought one. Firstly, it seemed indulgent for someone who is obsessed with cheap holidays and secondly; I generally try to minimise airport transit time for short European flights. However, I…… Continue reading Cheapest Ever Airport Lounge Memberships 

Airbnb: Beginner, Intermediate and Expert Tips

In an earlier post I gushed about how Airbnb is cheaper than hostels, hotels, basically all short-term accommodation. If you’re not familiar with Airbnb there are a few tips and tricks to help you get the most out of it. Beginners Tips 1. Best Foot Forward Like any profile, you need to put your best…… Continue reading Airbnb: Beginner, Intermediate and Expert Tips

How to Get Free Medical Cover Abroad

What? I don’t understand, free or subsidised health cover all around the EU? Yes, it’s real and it’s called the European Health Insurance Card (EHIC). I have one and you’re probably eligible too if you’re working in the UK. Read on to discover the full eligibility criteria and how to apply. What is it: The…… Continue reading How to Get Free Medical Cover Abroad

How to Save on Travel Accommodation

I used to think that hostels were the cheapest short-term accommodation available however times are changing. From my experience I have found Airbnb to be consistently more cost effective. I’m a huge Airbnb advocate, I’ve stayed in 15+ different places in various countries. Last year Airbnb contacted me, inviting me to a sweet party in…… Continue reading How to Save on Travel Accommodation