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Neuharlingersiel, a bucolic fishing village on Germany’s North Sea Coast

30th July 2019

Maybe its the romantic in me or maybe a sign of my age. There is something to be said about old fishing harbours and just sitting there, watching the world go by. Vociferous seagulls sail past brightly painted fishing boats while century old red...

My 75 tips to save money when travelling in Europe

28th July 2019

Welcome to my ultimate guide to backpacking Europe on a budget- in this post I have pulled together my 75 best tips to save money while travelling in Europe. The post is a summary of my best posts and tips till date on the BudgetTraveller- all my 10 years of travelling across Europe, distilled into one simple blog post. There are still so many cool new tips and budget hacks that I am still discovering so if I missed out anything, I’d welcome your tips and feedback in the...

Taking it slow on the island of Wangerooge

16th July 2019

I get a mixture of reactions from my German friends when I mention the island of Wangerooge. ‘Sounds very Australian...

Görlitz - The most beautiful city in Germany you’ve never heard of

5th July 2019

Few cities in Germany divide opinion like Görlitz. It is hard to see why at first glance. During my first few hours of...

Exploring the Street Art of Ehrenfeld, Cologne

Updated 27th May 2019

In between a city centre and its nearest day trip neighbour, there’s the districts and boroughs of real people. We...

Cool hunting in Hamburg, Germany

Updated 24th May 2019

Hamburg is having a moment. After years of living in the shadow of its big brother Berlin, Germany’s second city is becoming THE a weekend break of choice. It has the classic elements of a great trip to Europe: a fascinating history, beautiful architecture, and a couple of gloriously ridiculous tourist traps (l can promise you that spending a couple of hours in the insanity that is Miniatur Wunderland* is absolutely money well spent), but dig just slightly under the...

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