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The Best Dog Friendly Cottages in Suffolk

Travel Blog, Travel Tips - Ross French - April 15, 2022

If you’re planning your next Suffolk holiday, don’t forget to bring your dog along. You won’t need to worry about separation anxiety, and your pooch can motivate you to get outside and explore the best that Suffolk has to offer. Your four-legged pal will love the area’s wide-open spaces and coastal walks, and there are plenty of dog friendly cottages in Suffolk to choose from. Here are four of our top picks. Continue Reading

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5 Top Tips for Saving Money While You Are Traveling

Travel Tips - Ross French - November 4, 2021

When you go traveling, no matter how near, or far you go, saving money and making your money go that little bit further are important. When you have a budget to stay within and you have a limit to the amount of money you want to spend, how can you save money while you are traveling, but not impact what you see and how much enjoyment you have? Saving little bits of money here and there make a difference, and small savings quickly add up. So, what should you be doing to save money while you are traveling? Continue Reading

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Top Tips for Relaxing Vacation

Travel Blog, Word Travel - Ross French - September 16, 2021

When you are planning a vacation, most of the time, you want it to be relaxing. Vacation is one of the only times throughout the year that you can take a break from work and completely escape from everyday life. However, vacations can often be stressful in themselves, especially if you have children or if you intend to visit many places at once. Here are some of the top tips that you can follow to have a relaxing vacation. Continue Reading

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The Easiest Ways you can Save Money on Travelling (and still have a great time)

Travel Blog, Travel Tips - Ross French - July 2, 2020

Everyone should have the opportunity to travel the world. Sadly, for many people, it’s the potential cost of heading across the world that stops them from achieving their travel dreams. Flights, accommodation, food, activities as well as money for emergencies…the costs quickly add up.

However, despite common misconceptions about travel it is entirely possible to travel the world on a limited budget and even save yourself some money in the process. Want to know more? Here we’ve gathered some of the easiest ways you can save money on travelling (and still have a great time)!

First of all…

Creating a travel budget is something all travellers must do. Otherwise, you’ll have no idea where you can afford to go, how much you’ll have to spend and how long you can stay for before you run out of money. Creating a simple budget will ensure you make the most out of your money, avoid overspending and make better travel choices to make your money go further. Try a budget calculator to get you started.

Avoid peak times

Thinking of making travel plans for summer? Or around public holidays? It’ll cost you a fortune and you’ll probably spend most of your budget before you’ve even stepped foot on a plane. Avoiding peak times means that you’ll get to visit your intended destination but without the crowds, tourists and the hefty price tag. Do some research into the quiet months of the year and consider your options.

Be clever with your accommodation location

Sure, the cheapest hostel or hotel is on the outskirts of town, but the cost of travelling to places of interest or a nice restaurant probably negates your potential saving. It’s also inconvenient and time-consuming. When searching for accommodation, look for a location that’s within walking distance of areas you’d like to explore. Don’t forget to compare prices on hotel comparison sites.

Eat like the locals

Chain restaurants and tourist hotspots will charge a fortune. Whereas street food and smaller, local cafes and bars provide a much more authentic and budget-friendly option. Trying new cuisine plays a huge part in the travelling experience, but you shouldn’t have to break the bank to do it. Eating like a local means you get the best of both worlds. Speak with hostel/hotel staff about food recommendations.

Cook your own food

Choosing to stay somewhere that has kitchen facilities means that you can save money on eating out every single day and enjoy a home-cooked meal. If you shop at local markets – even just a few days a week – then you’ll be able to save money and eat something with some nutritional value!

And finally, consider getting a job

If you want to extend your stay overseas, then why not find some work to fund your stay? Bar and restaurant work is ideal. Alternatively, there’s fruit and flower picking, working in resorts or even working your job remotely on the other side of the world could be an option. If you’re planning on working overseas, it’s much better to secure a role before you travel.

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The Fabulous Things to See in the City of Malta

Europe - Eric Anderson - March 10, 2018

Malta travel guide

Following the Malta travel guide, you would know about the best things to do and see in this part of the world. Malta is the name given to the archipelago in the central part of the Mediterranean region, based on the North African coast and Sicily. The nation is popular for the notable historic sites and places.

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