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Blog / 08.06.2018

When I moved to the US I was talking to my blogger friend from Go See Write about how I used Jack's Flight Club for cheap flights, but that it's only for flights out of the UK and Ireland. He immediately informed me about the US equivalent, Scott's Cheap Flights, which has the same concept. Scott's Cheap Flights is an email list that you can subscribe to in order to get alerts on the best flight deals. Imagine it like a warning system for things like error fares or...

Blog / 08.06.2018

In the UK, Jack's Flight Club has become one of THE most important money-saving tools for travel bloggers, travel hackers and anyone wishing to get seriously cheap flights. Although I now live in the US, I joined Jack's Flight Club when I was living in London and have been a member for almost a year now, so I thought I would share my review for anyone who is thinking of signing up: What is Jack's Flight Club? Jack's Flight Club is an email newsletter that anyone can sign up for in order to...

Blog / 06.06.2018

When I moved to the US I was faced with a problem. How do I transfer my money from my UK bank accounts to my newly opened US account? Banks charge excessive fees for transfers and when transferring large sums of money, there was no way I was going to pay more than I needed to. My current UK bank (Halifax) charges £9.50 for any international transfer, plus a £12 US "correspondent bank fee".  There's also a 3.20% markup between the exchange rate they give me and the actual wholesale exchange...

Blog / 05.06.2018

Paris was once the undisputed capital of dining but there has been a big shift over the past few years, with countries like Spain, Italy, and the United States holding highly coveted spots on the World’s 50 Best list (Eleven Madison Park in the heart of New York City currently holds the top spot). Multiculturalism, variety between regions, and a growing interest in health, aligned with purchasing power, mean that the U.S. is leading the way in many innovative concepts that are resonating with the demands of increasingly savvy diners. Food...

Blog / 05.06.2018

If you’ve got plans to travel to the United States anytime soon, then you’ll likely be grateful for some words of advice and travel pointers. If this is exactly what you’ve come looking for, then you’re in luck as below are four great tips for exploring the USA. Find yourself some maps of desired spots you’d like to explore, and take a sensible pair of shoes with you, especially important if you’re going to be on your feet and going to see some of the National Parks. Before...

Blog / 05.06.2018

Long favoured by Europeans over planes (although this has changed recently), the act of riding the rails is a cultural experience in itself. This is especially true in Central Europe, as many locals continue to rely on this mode of transport for business and pleasure. In this blog, we’ll share several tips which will help you enjoy train travel in this part of the EU with minimal issues. 1) Book as you go with national railroad companies Many travellers choose to plot out all their movements well ahead of time. In...

Blog / 05.06.2018

You’ve made your mind up – in the near future, you’ll be visiting Scandinavia, filling in a big empty spot on your travel map. When it comes time to plan a travel itinerary, though, there are so many tours to Scandinavia available that it can be tough to pick the one which will satisfy you and your travelling companions. In this blog, we’ll brief on our favourite places to visit in this cool European region so you’ll know which destinations are right for you. 1) Copenhagen Once a humble Viking fishing village...

Blog / 01.06.2018

I was first introduced to Mealpal by my buddy and fellow travel blogger Nomadic Matt, who is a budget travel expert and the author of "How to Travel the World on $50 per day". Over oysters and wine with friends he gave us the sales pitch about how awesome the app is and how it allows him to get lunch for less than $6 per day. At first I was a bit skeptical because I work from home so I don't usually go out for lunch - instead I...

Blog / 31.05.2018

Schoolies are always looking for new places to celebrate after a hectic exam week. After all who doesn’t love to spend a good time after some boring and tough weeks have passed. Fiji is becoming a popular place for schoolies celebrations and there are several reasons for that. Parents Are Concerned Many parents are not choosing Gold Coast as a place for spending holidays; instead they are sending their kids to locations like Fiji. The concern is due to the crackdown on underage drinking in Gold Coast. It was obvious that...

Uncategorized / 28.05.2018

Nowadays, it can be more or less challenging to get the right kind of equipment for your RV, especially if you’re planning to take a USA road trip and looking to spend as much time in it as possible. In the summer, things can get quite hot in a motorhome if you have no system to ensure the right temperature for you, your friends, or your family. Fortunately for you, we’ve put together a simple guide that you can use to make sure that you get just the right...