Southend-on-Sea, Essex is one of the closest beach resorts to London and offers a lot more than just a beach with the classic British arcades. It is famous for the world’s longest pleasure pier, which is an impressive 1.33 miles long, and the location of filming for Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast Recipes. A favourite for British holidaymakers for decades, the city has benefited from a lot of investment in recent years and is perfect for a relaxing weekend away from it all. I just got back from a weekend in Southend and am feeling refreshed, as well as…View Post
You don’t always want to spend the Earth to travel the world, which is why budget travel is valued by so many young travellers. Read on to find budget destinations, tips and things to do on your journey.
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When you travel on a budget, any way to save money is welcomed and ‘sharing economy’ tools and apps are an easy way to make your money go further.View Post
I go up to London a lot and if I can, try to see what can be done around the city for free. There’s lot of museums and art galleries, but it can be more of a struggle if you’re looking for free things to do outside. There is the nose tour if you’ve heard of that, where you follow a trail of noses around the capital… not something I’ve done yet!View Post
*Updated 2018. Choosing to travel by interrail is one of the most exhilarating and cost effective ways of seeing the world. If you’re planning an interrail trip, you can make your funds stretch even further with a plan in place. Here’s my guide on making an interrail budget that’ll work for you:View Post