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  • Can you visit the Seychelles on a budget?

    How to visit the Seychelles on a budget

    The Seychelles – just the name conjures up images of golden sandy beaches, palm trees, turquoise waters, sunset cocktails and five-star beachside resorts. The islands are a luxurious enclave for honeymooners,…

  • Visiting Madrid on a budget

    Visiting Madrid on a budget

    Barcelona has Gaudi, Granada has the Alhambra, Santiago has the pilgrims – but if you’re looking for a Spanish city break then Madrid has a bit of everything. My recent Surprise…

  • Edinburgh on a budget

    Visiting Edinburgh on a budget

    The Scottish capital might be best known for its August festivals and Hogmanay parties, but Edinburgh’s got a whole lot to offer at any time of the year. There’s the UNESCO…

  • Visiting Amsterdam on a budget

    Visiting Amsterdam on a budget

    The city of 1500 bridges, endless canals and even more bikes, Amsterdam is one of Europe’s most popular cities. Along with its beautiful gabled houses and flower-decked watersides, there’s an enormous…

  • Copenhagen on a budget

    Visiting Copenhagen on a budget

    Colourful waterside townhouses, boats on the canals, Michelin-starred restaurants and miniature mermaids – Copenhagen is famous for a lot of things, but being a budget destination is not one of them.…

  • Brandenburg Gate, Berlin

    Visiting Berlin on a budget

    When it comes to city breaks, Berlin’s got a bit of something for everyone. There’s the fascinating history, both the recent stories of the Berlin Wall but also the wartime history…

  • Vienna's Staatsoper Opera House, Austria

    Visiting Vienna on a budget

    Walking through Vienna is a bit like walking into the pages of a fairytale, as a horse and carriage trots past one ornate palace after another. The Austrian capital is bursting…

  • Trip budget for Bergen, Norway

    Trip budget: Bergen and the Norwegian fjords

    Think of Norway and you probably picture sailing through the deep blue waters of the fjords, hiking through the mountains or watching the Northern Lights from a husky sled in the…