Your first time traveling solo: here’s how to do it

Your first time traveling solo: here’s how to do it

Your first time traveling solo: here's how to do it

I’ve been asked many times by fellow young females if I would write a post about solo traveling for the first time. I noticed that there are many young girls who would love to try it, but either are not allowed by their parents, can’t muster up the courage, or simply don’t know how to go about it. Although I am far from being an expert (the longest I travelled alone was one week), I like to give you my best tips.

Saving series: How to save money on transport

Saving series: How to save money on transport

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This article is part 1 of my series on saving money on travel.

Depending on where you’ll travel and how long you’ll stay, transport is most likely to be one of your biggest travel expenses. And unfortunately nothing is going magically transport you to your destination for free (except hitchhiking, actually, that will). Don’t let transportation costs stop you though. With these tips you’ll arrive with a full wallet to your destination.

The cheapest European cities to fly to

The cheapest European cities to fly to

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Welcome to the Budget Flight Checkers Anonymous Meeting. My name is Milou, and I’m a flight checker addict. The first step to recovery is admitting it, so here we go: I am following about 10 cheap flights websites, get notified of deals on Facebook all the time, and check Skyscanner for cheap flights every day. EVERY. DAY. It’s my hobby. It also means I never pay more than €100 for a flight. Ever.

Hence I know exactly which cities pop up with cheap flights often, aka what the cheapest cities are to fly to in Europe, with budget airlines. I decided to share this wealth of knowledge with you ;-) (Why did I never learn anything useful in school?) So here are the cheapest European cities to fly to (from Europe)!

How to travel for free (the actual £0-guide!)

How to travel for free (the actual £0-guide!)

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No money is no excuse. It’s essentially a mantra for me (i built my business while I was broke and travel the world on a budget constantly), but still I keep running into people who say they’d like to travel more, but can’t because BROKE. Bullshhhh*. If you really want to you’ll find a way, if not, you’ll find an excuse. And to prove to you that you can travel with ZERO dollar, I wrote this post: how to travel for free (the £0 travel guide).

(* this is tough love, I really do love you, you know). 

10 travel experiences with animals you should skip

10 travel experiences with animals you should skip

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One of my favourite things about traveling is getting up close with wildlife. Really being in touch with nature, marveling at the local animals in their natural habitat… feeling so tiny and so humble in this great big universe. But traveling and animal experiences are a very touchy subject. It’s so easy to go wrong and unintentionally support a toxic industry that exploits and mistreats animals. You may not even realise you’re doing it. But how do you know what’s ethical and what’s not? What animal projects to support and what to avoid? To be on the safe side: you should probably skip these 10 travel experiences with animals. 

The ultimate list of ALL budget airlines in Europe

The ultimate list of ALL budget airlines in Europe

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Yep, you’ll have to wear a zillion layers of clothes, fold your legs under your armpits for a few hours, and pay for anything that even remotely resembles luxury, but hey… don’t knock a £15 flight, right?! Every now and then I park my luxury princess-ego and exchange it for the hustling go-getter who will gladly compromise a bit of luxury if that means nicer meals, more adventures and better hotels at my destination, by flying a budget airline.

If you’re an avid budget airlines abuser like me (<3 you Ryanair), you’ll LOVE this ultimate list of ALL budget airlines in Europe.

BUDGET BUCKETLIST: How to do a cheap safari in Kenya

BUDGET BUCKETLIST: How to do a cheap safari in Kenya

How to do a cheap safari in Kenya

Budget Bucketlist is the reason you’ll love us: for this feature we take bucketlist destinations, and tell you how to do them cheaply. Guess what: your dream is actually more affordable than you thought! So take that Craigslist add offline where you’re selling your kidney, and read this instead. This time we focus on how to do a cheap safari in Kenya, one of the most beautiful countries in Africa (and perhaps even the world)!