Budget Traveller

Budget Traveller

Kash Bhattacharya is an award winning blogger whose travel philosophy couldn't be closer to our mission here at Travelscoop. Kash is all over social media, but we particularly love his long form blog posts over at BudgetTraveller, packed with money saving tips and great photography.

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10th September 2019

Where are all the tourists ?’, we wondered as we sipped on a lovely glass of the local Müller-Thurgau wine. It’s 11.30am – must be wine o’clock somewhere. Suns beating down on our heads and there’s an eerie pindrop silence in the main...

22nd August 2019

One of the most common questions I get from readers is if I can recommend them a good hostel to stay in New York that is not too expensive. There are a few decent budget places to stay in New York but forget about finding a cheap room in New York. For anything half decent, good location, clean -you’re looking at around $150-$200 for a private room. One way to save money in New York is by choosing to stay in a hostel. Based on my recent trip to the Big Apple, I’ve...

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...

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...

24th July 2019

Compact, very walkable and a mishmash of many striking architectural styles: the result of having been ruled across...

16th July 2019

I get a mixture of reactions from my German friends when I mention the island of Wangerooge. ‘Sounds very Australian to me-are you sure this is in Germany? ’ was the puzzled reaction from one of my well travelled German friends. Some nod their heads vaguely. ‘Is it part of the East Frisian Islands?” They can only name the more popular neighbouring islands like Nordeney or Juist. With a population of just 985 people, the island of Wangerooge goes under the radar 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 discovering this city, I walk around carrying my jaw in my hands. It was as Tony Revolori claimed, quite possibly the most...

18th June 2019

Copenhagen is one of Europe’s most liveable and also one of its most expensive cities. The Danish capital benefits...

3rd April 2019

Sintra. I’ve been visiting Lisbon for several years but somehow I never made it to Sintra for some reason. Some...

21st February 2019

A wrap-up of our 5 day Winter trip to Ottawa- a very long unedited wrap-up of the trip so please bear with us. just...

31st October 2018

Curious to know what it's like to go foraging for wild mushrooms and wild berries in Latvia? Here's a wee video of our recent adventure looking for mushrooms in Latvia ....which includes some cool tips and tricks on how to find them.......

1st October 2017

Another behind the scenes look as part of our Luxury Hostels of Europe series where we visit one of Milan's finest hostels- Ostello Bello Grande Hostel. We interviewed founder Carlo Dalla Chiesa to explain what makes this hostel so special and why you should consider staying here on your next visit to Milan......

12th April 2017

A look behind the scenes of one of Europe's finest design hostels: Welcome to King Kong Rotterdam.......

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