All posts tagged: Cheap

Getting public transport to the Great Wall of China

When visiting Beijing on a budget, there are a number of ways to get to the Great Wall of China, some more popular than the other. Here I share the three main options I found and which worked for me.

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How to decide where to go on a short trip to Europe

Europe may not be large in size compared to other continents across the world, but it definitely is enormous in what it offers for travelers. If you have months of time to travel through Europe, then deciding where to go might not be too big of an issue. But if you’re one of the majority of us with a two or – if you’re lucky – three week vacation period, it can be tricky to decide where to visit. Here, I’ve tried to make that decision a little bit easier (but seriously, good luck!)

Tulum, Mexico – why it’s a must see!

Tulum is one of those places that has it all. It’s a cute little town filled with unique shops and restaurants, surrounded by ancient ruins, a number of cenotes and many beautiful beaches. Visiting Mexico and heading to Cancun or Playa del Carmen? Tulum is an easy and cheap bus ride away and gives you a completely different atmosphere. Relaxed, beautiful and culturally significant, here is why every backpacker should head here.

My secret to the cheapest flights

Wanna know a secret to cheap flights? http://www.skyscanner.com.au is probably the best website I have found that provides cheap flight options from almost every flight company around the globe. It is easy to use and combines not only different airlines, but sources from other travel agencies such as Flight Centre and STA Travel as well as other budget flight sites such as Skiddoo, ifly.net and eDreams.

Bartering in South-East Asia

Travelling in Asia is a great way to experience new cultures, exotic foods, amazing scenery and beautiful people. Not only are they great attributes for a holiday destination, but they can be very cheap. Bartering is the norm and can get you great products at great prices, but new travelers may get tricked. Here’s a few things to remember when it comes to bartering.