May 21, 2015

Budget Travel or Luxury Travel? It’s the experience, stupid.

Travel. It’s the experience, stupid

  Happy Anniversary to me! Thanks to LinkedIn, I discovered in April that I have been blogging about budget travel for 6 years. I’ve been travelling on a budget for almost 14 years now. Don’t let me fool you though. I do once in a blue moon, love my moments of luxury. Like most budget […]

May 15, 2015

Where to stay in Tokyo on a budget

  In December I had the chance to visit Japan to shoot a film with Lonely Planet. It was a memorable trip and an experience of a lifetime. Japan is a country that is literally out of this world. There is no country quite like it. Following on from my earlier feature for Skyscanner  on […]

April 29, 2015

Cheap eats guide to Berlin

    I met Paul in Madeira this summer. We bonded over our common passion for good food and entrepreneurship. He runs Cupidious.com , a dating and relationship blog and is based in Berlin. I’ve had a few requests for a cheap eats guide to Berlin so I was v.happy when he kindly obliged to write the guide […]

April 17, 2015

48 hours in the land of Pavarotti and Ferrari

‘One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.’  Luciano Pavarotti   One of the things I love about coming to Italy is to just eat. I eat like a pig and have no shame in telling […]

April 8, 2015

A free, self guided walking tour of Edinburgh

Two good friends of mine recently visited Edinburgh. For those of you unaware, Edinburgh was home for almost 10 years. I guess anywhere you live so long, it becomes part of your DNA. I love living in Madeira. I’ve met someone special here, the people are wonderful and the island is a beautiful place with […]

March 31, 2015

10 things to do for free in New York (whilst slow dancing to a mellow tune)

By Arpita Bhattacharya, BagFullofBooks.com     Life passes most of us by in a breathtaking buzz. When we take a vacation, the last thing many of us want to do is to frenetically tick off places  to see from a never-ending wishlist. Sometimes it is more enjoyable to savour a few choice experiences. Better still […]

March 23, 2015

Vincent Van Gogh, in 40 pictures & 20 songs

Last week I turned 36. I am a year younger than when Vincent died. This year marks 125 years since his death: 30th July, 1890. As a treat, I turned my birthday week into a personal quest to find Vincent and had the lovely Sofia aka FromMadeiratoMars to help me.  Here is the story of my […]

March 20, 2015

Cheap Eats Guide to Madrid

By Sofia Vasconcelos   Last January, me and some friends spent a weekend in Madrid. As part of our trip we decided to go on the Huertas Neighborhood Food & Market tour from Madrid Food Tours In this tour, we were able to explore for about 3 hours , Madrid’s literary quarter. Price of the tour […]

February 17, 2015

How to save money on travel with social media

    For 3 hours only! Fly Dublin to Copenhagen from €0.30. Travel period 18 Mar – 21 May. Buy at http://t.co/LTBSLn5QzB pic.twitter.com/IeCdv4pDFT — Ryanair (@Ryanair) February 12, 2015   €0.30 cents. That was the price that Ryanair was offering on flights from Dublin to Copenhagen as part of their #flashsale last week. Didn’t hear […]

February 10, 2015

Win 1 of 10 FREE flights to Japan

So. A break from blogging to share with you some news and…..the fabulous chance to win 1 of 10 free flights to Japan. In case you’ve been following my recent Instagram feed you will know that in December I was invited to Japan to shoot a film for the lovely people at Lonely Planet and the Japanese […]

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