A Trip to Ikea? Free Things to do in Gothenburg, Sweden

To be completely honest with you, I was a little disappointed with Sweden. I think in my head I was expecting it to be like Ikea – cheap and efficient. That is probably the exact opposite of my experiences. Sweden is an expensive country to travel to. Fortunately it has some free things to do. …

Travelling in Switzerland without breaking the bank – Basel, Switzerland on a budget.

Switzerland is known for its expensive tastes, a country famous for its high standards and luxury lifestyle. This may put some people off travelling there, however, travelling to Switzerland doesn’t need to break the bank. This post will tell you some ways to explore Basel, Switzerland on a budget. *Disclosure* This post may contain affiliate …

How to See 3 West End Theatre Shows in 2 Days (on a budget)

Since Jess now lives in London, I’ve been making the most of free accommodation and have just been on my second trip of the summer. As a drama graduate, I always make sure I make the time to go and see a show whilst in London and in the past two days have seen 3! …

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HVFF, Heroes and Villains in London

Whilst it isn’t technically travelling, my experience at the Heroes and Villains Fan Fest (HVFF) in London was incredible and I want to talk about it (and there were plenty of people from other countries so I’m counting it!). Heroes and Villians London, for those non-nerds, is a mini Comic-Con for TV shows in the …

Ryanair hand luggage policy changes. A Ryainair plane wing above the clouds at sunset taken through the airplane window.

Changes to the Ryanair Hand Luggage Policy – 2019 Update

In January 2018, the Ryanair hand luggage policy was changed drastically. Historically, every passenger was allowed to take two pieces of hand luggage aboard the plane for free. This was then changed to only being allowed one piece on board and a second taken off you at the gate and placed under the plane for …

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How to Pack your Holiday into a Carry-On Bag – Packing Guide and Essentials

In the past year, I’ve been on 4 holidays flying with budget airlines. None of these have included checked in luggage. So I’ve learnt to pack light in order to save me adding it as an extra which can get pretty expensive. There are plenty of packing tips and hacks to help when you need …