Travel Tips

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My Top Places to See in Europe
Europe

My Top Places to See in Europe

Mainland Europe might be right next door but I feel there’s always somewhere new to explore, especially as I’m trying to squeeze in as much as I can. As I said, I’ve cut Finland from my route for being too far out, and I put Spain and Portugal in the cold as I’ve done them a lot before and don’t feel the need to go back just yet. In the evenings when I review my route, which is every evening now until I go, a few places shout at me from my list as particularly special.

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My Interrail: A Route through Europe
Travel

My Interrail: A Route through Europe

*Updated 2018. When I left University my plan was to go interrailing with a couple of friends but the trip didn’t materialise, which was definitely a good thing for my wallet. It also allowed me to get into a pretty good career path where three years on I’m confident enough to take a summer off exploring.

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Planning Interrail on a Budget
Europe

Planning Interrail on a Budget

In the last couple of weeks as more and more people have found out about my getaway, the topic of cost as been raised quite a few times. People have asked how can I do this without overspending, so I’ve done a quick breakdown of costs which I’m estimating will come to £3,000 total over the two months.

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Buying a Backpack in Brighton
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Buying a Backpack in Brighton

With the sun shining as a reminder of the heat I’d face in Italy mid-august, I decided to make a day out of buying my first backpack for travel and headed south to Brighton. I didn’t really know what I was looking for, I had an idea of general size but no preference for design or brand.

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