Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Hiring Boris Bikes in London, England

You might have read my recent article about backpacking through Camden Town in London with my mates James and Neil. I felt I needed to include it as a Monday’s Money Saving Tip as we went cycling in London on Boris Bikes and it is a cheap way to see London. What is a Boris Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Hiring Boris Bikes in London, England[…]

Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Take Your Beer Bottles Back

I have to admit here – I am a self confessed tight ass and cheapskate. In the last few weeks in Central America I have gained money by returning my empty beer bottles to bars, shops and supermarkets!! I have absolutely no shame in it. It’s my right as a consumer but also, if I Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Take Your Beer Bottles Back[…]

Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Free Nachos in the Cantinas and Bars in Mexico City, Mexico

It’s been a while since I did a money saving tip on a Monday and while there are a lot more up my sleeve I felt I’d type this one up while I’m actually in Mexico City! Firstly Mexico City has blown me away. I’m amazed and overwhelmed by this beast which oozes more life Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Free Nachos in the Cantinas and Bars in Mexico City, Mexico[…]

Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Rials v Toman in Iran

Money in Iran is a complete enignma at the start. Everything is just so cheap there that you’ll rarely question the price of things. However, you need to be careful, as you yourself could be to blame for paying exactly 10 times as much for everything. Anyone that has been to Iran will know why Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Rials v Toman in Iran[…]

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Monday’s Money Saving Tips: The Cheapest Way to Get to Hong Kong Airport

My money saving tips on Hong Kong haven’t really been covered too much on here, backpacking round the rest of Asia and the Middle East has taken priority recently, so it’s back to Hong Kong this month to get caught up on my work and plan my next travels. I class myself as a bit Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: The Cheapest Way to Get to Hong Kong Airport[…]

Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Cook Your Own Food

It’s been a long time coming with this one, I know, but it’s not something I actually do a lot – generally eating out is cheap for me anyway. But I used to cook my own food all the time, and I started doing it again on my latest adventure. Cooking your own food is Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Cook Your Own Food[…]

Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Ask the Locals What Price Things Are

As you travel through endless unknown towns and cities, you end up getting “off the backpacker trail”. This only serves to make you a more raw and real traveller in my opinion, as you gain more and more local friends and go weeks without seeing a foreigner, or fellow backpacker. A few years back in Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Ask the Locals What Price Things Are[…]

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Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Wash Your Own Clothes

I have to admit I’m a dirty cheapskate traveller sometimes but hey, I’d rather be like this and save money to keep me on the road longer. Today on Monday’s Money Saving Tips, I’m sharing my advice on saving money on laundry, not just in places where you can get free laundry by scamming those Read more about Monday’s Money Saving Tips: Wash Your Own Clothes[…]