Budgeting

Travel Fund – Tips To Start Saving

23 Jul , 2016  

Travel Fund - Tips To Start Saving

Money is one of the most common barriers to traveling. Even if it isn’t a barrier, no one would turn down having more money. It means a longer and / or more luxurious trip! So here are some tips to bolster, or even get that travel fund started!

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How-to, Tips & Tricks

How-To: Backup your travel photos for free

11 Jul , 2016  

Backup your travel photos for free

As travelers / backpackers one thing we all do is take a massive amount of photos. These photographs are precious. Capturing the moment, enabling us to look back and enjoy that memory forever. Photo storage and backups are important. You can spend a lot of money keeping those memories safe. But in this post I will […]

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Apps, Budgeting

Hopper: Your Personal Flight Assistant

3 Jul , 2016   Gallery

This weeks spotlight will be focusing on flight helper app, Hopper. It’s already racked up the accolade of Apple’s best travel app 2015 and now it’s a featured app on backpackingbuds.com – talk about going from strength to strength! Seriously though, this app is a lot better than my sarcastic humour – let’s take a look at it. […]

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Budgeting, Travel Planning

What Is The Backpacker Tax? (and how it will impact you)

22 Jun , 2016  

You are in the right place to learn a bit more about the backpacker tax and how it could have a huge impact on Backpacking Australia going forward. Worth around £91 million a year, the tax is set to take 32.5 cent of every Aussie dollar you earn – but not just yet. With 214,830 working […]

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Apps, Tips & Tricks

HERE Maps: Free Offline Navigation and Mapping

20 Jun , 2016  

HereMaps free offline navigation

No mobile data or WiFi? No problem. HERE Maps overcomes this common backpacking/traveling issue with free offline navigation and mapping, ready to download when you can get on WiFi.

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Guest Post, Travel Planning

10 Tips For Planning A Trip To India: A Local Guide

13 Jun , 2016  

10 Tips For Planning A Trip To India

India has attracted the fancy of many a traveller, for it’s different regions and customs offer entirely new experiences. No matter where your travel in India takes you, you’ll uncover an entirely new experience in each region. It isn’t merely a gulp of culture when a country has so much to offer. GUEST POST BY NIKITA […]

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Inspiration

Top 5 Travel Vlogs You Should Be Watching

2 Jun , 2016  

Top 5 Travel Vlogs

There is nothing we love more than the opportunity to continue learning about travelling and watching other people’s experiences are a great way to do this. Drop the books, magazines and blogs (only for a little while) and immerse yourself in some of our favourite video content with my top 5 travel vlogs.

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Stories

An Eye Opening Experience In Amsterdam’s Red Light District

26 May , 2016  

Eye Opening Experience in Amsterdam

We arrived in Amsterdam knowing full well that we would be heading to and around the cities red light district (RLD). For everyone who is more innocent than the rest of us, a RLD is a particular hot spot, mainly in cities, where women of the night can track down their next customer – or the […]

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How-to

How To: Take Better Travel Photos On An iPhone

23 May , 2016  

Take Better Travel Photos On An iPhone

I don’t claim to be an expert photographer, far from it, I am the definition of amateur. But I thought I would share some of the simple techniques I use to make my photos look a little less terrible, and give the illusion I know what I am doing!

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Guest Post

Eating on a Budget in Italy

18 May , 2016  

Eating On A Budget In Italy

A trip to Italy isn’t complete without one thing: good food. Pastas, pizza, gelato, wine – there’s so much to taste and so little time! What sets food in Italy apart, though, is simply the quality of local products. GUEST POST BY JESSICA ANDREWS (WWW.ONEDAYINITALY.COM) A simple sandwich from a corner bar will be more […]

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How-to, Travel Planning

How-to: Create Your Own Google Travel Map

9 May , 2016  

Google Travel Map

Today, you will learn how to create your own Google travel map. We find ours really useful and can honestly say it has helped us greatly during the planning phase of our trip. Plus it’s free and when you’re planning your trip, you’re likely saving for it too. Google maps is a great tool and what better […]

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Tips & Tricks, Travel Planning

5 Fun Things To Do In Barcelona

6 May , 2016  

5 Fun Things To Do In Barcelona

I love Barcelona. There is something about the different parts of the city that give it an atmosphere you struggle to find anywhere else in Europe. You are only ever a short cab ride away from the beach and the local beer (Estrella) is one of my favourites. Here are my top 5 fun things […]

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