• Activities,  Destinations

    The Ultimate Guide To Disneyland Paris

    They say it’s the most magical place on earth. And after visiting Disneyland Paris earlier this year, I can fully agree with that statement. I absolutely LOVED it! Me and Tom had gone to Paris for a few days for my birthday, and there was no way I was going to Paris and not seeing Disneyland. Like most people, it was my childhood dream (okay, it was kind of my adulthood dream too). I wanted to write this blog post to kind of relive the whole amazing experience and also share my ultimate guide to Disneyland. There’s so much to see and do once you get there, so hopefully this…

  • Top Travel Tips

    Travel Tricks You Need To Watch Out For

    Sometimes you can really get stung both when you’re planning your trip, or when you actually get there. You need to keep your wits about you to avoid being caught out. That’s why in this blog post I’ve made a list of the top travel tricks you need to watch out for.   Unfair Price Increases I already said this in another blog post, but I shall say it again because it’s something that can easily catch you out. If you’ve found the perfect hotel, or some great flights, the more you visit that web page, the more the prices go up. And often, people just think it’s a standard…

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    How To Save Money For An Upcoming Trip

    Going on a trip isn’t always as simple as book flights, book accommodations, pack bags and go; sometimes it requires you to spend some time saving up. Trying to save money can be hard because as soon as your monthly wage comes through, it starts getting chipped away – there’s just never enough! If you really want to go away though, you need to commit to saving money, and here’s how you can…   Start A Fund You can’t trust yourself to just keep money to one side in your current account because you’ll likely just keep borrowing from it. You need to set up a separate saving area and…

  • Destinations

    How To Do London On A Budget

    Being the capital city of England, it goes without saying that London is a very expensive place. From housing, to food… to basically everything. I’ve visited multiple times and I lived there for a year when I was on my uni placement (which was, quite frankly, the most expensive year of my life). The annoying thing is though, London is such an incredible city – it’s this famous for a reason! Although it’s an expensive place to visit, I loved it during my time there, and I figured out some tips and tricks to save myself a bit of money along the way. These little hacks should hopefully help you…

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    5 Budget Fashion Items To Take On Your Travels

    I’m not the girliest girl in the world, but I do like certain budget fashion items which I always have with me on my travels. They are quite small, so they can easily slip out of your mind when you’re making your packing list, but they’re great little things to take. My go-to items are the following…   1.  Hairbands I usually get my hairbands from Primark, because they’re super cheap, and you can get some really nice ones there. Hairbands are not only a fashion accessory that can complement what you’re wearing, they can also be very required. If you’re in a pool and don’t want your hair to…

  • Destinations

    A Long Weekend In Wensleydale

    At the beginning of August, it was mine and Tom’s anniversary. Initially we thought about doing a European city break, but it was going to be quite expensive, so we decided to do something a little different. That’s how we ended up staying in a yurt in Wensleydale. During our time there, we didn’t spend too much money at all, so it’s a great trip idea if you’re budgeting. It’s definitely something I’d recommend as well because we had an amazing time there, so this post is to tell you a little more about our whole experience! The Location As I said, the yurt was in Wensleydale which is right…

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    Travel Tips For Budget Couples

    I can proudly say that I’m one half of a budget couple. Yes, sometimes it can be frustrating if there’s loads of things you want to do, but can’t afford it, but we always enjoy ourselves whatever we do. From mine and Tom’s own experience, I’ve put together my top budget couple travel tips that will hopefully help you better navigate the world of travel.   1. See What You Can Do For Free This is the definitely the best place to start, and one of my top travel tips. Before you research loads of activities and grab your bank card to start booking, have a look and see what…

  • Inspiration

    5 Budget Travel Quotes To Inspire You

    I’m a sucker for an inspirational travel quote. Although they’re just simple quotes, they can be a real inspiration to book a trip, get out there and explore as much of the earth as you can! Obviously, there’s loads of quotes about travel, but I’ve made a list of my top 5 favourite budget travel quotes that I hope will give you a bit of inspo!   No.1 You’ve probably seen this on my homepage, and of it’s my favourite out of all the travel quotes in this post. It basically sums up exactly what Budget Travel Bugs is about! It shows that you don’t need to have a stack…

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    5 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Clicking ‘Book Now’

    Booking a holiday is crazy exciting, because this is it! You’re booking your holiday and it’s going to be amazing! You don’t want to dampen that excitement in any way, but there are some important financial questions you need to ask yourself before you take the plunge and flex your bank card because most likely, you’re going to spending quite a chunk of money here and it needs to be the right decision. If you can truthfully give satisfying answers to each of the questions below, then I’d say you’re ready!   Can I afford it? Sometimes our ideas exceed our budget, and that’s something you need to be aware…

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    Activities

    5 Cool Things To Do On A Long Journey

    We get really excited about going away, but the thought of spending hours on a train/coach/plane isn’t always particularly appealing. I can be quite impatient, so when I have a long journey ahead of me I can get really bored, or even worse, IRRITABLE. However, to master my boredom/complaining, I’ve come across some fun activities to do that pass the time and make the whole ordeal much better. You might find these things will make the journey better than the actual holiday…. LOL, joke, but they can definitely make it more bearable!   1. Top Trumps Me and Tom have recently become obsessed with Top Trumps. It all started when…