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Nepal Accommodation List

A list of hostels and accommodation we stayed at during our two week trip, and links to book! Kathmandu The Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel- £ During our short 2 night stay in Kathmandu, we stayed at the Sparkling Turtle Backpackers Hostel for £3 a night in a 5 bed mixed dorm room. There wasn't anyone [...]

5 Ways to Ace Your City Break

Here are 5 simple steps we have put together to ensure that you get the most out of your city break! Get accommodation in the perfect location. It is always important when only staying somewhere for a short period of time, to make sure you don't spend half of the weekend walking backwards and forwards to [...]

A Weekend of Sky-Kissing Towers and 24″ Pizzas

Prague, Czech Republic We couldn’t resist booking a little weekend away before the hardcore saving started for Nepal and India. So here’s why we chose Prague… We spent 3 nights and 3 days in Prague and felt as though this was enough time for us to see everything we wanted to (there are only so [...]

A Weekend of Walking Miles and Eating Copious Gelato

Rome, Italy. Before you even step off the plane you need to download the Ulmon Rome app. We don’t know what we would have done without it! It is free to download and works without 3G or Wi-Fi. You can simply type in the place you want to visit and if you turn your location services [...]

Volunteering Abroad 101

Volunteering Abroad 101 I will be taking you through the reasons of why you should (or shouldn’t) pack up your bags for a few months and do something that you can’t put a price on… Don’t Panic! Most people I talk to are scared of going alone or not knowing anyone when they get there. […]