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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28th October 2019

It was a Sunday morning in August like no other. After waking up at the crack of dawn and after only a few hours of sleep, we drift into Copenhagen airport with minimal fuss. It always feels good to return to this part of the world. Maybe I have a...

24th October 2019

Scared of the cold and the Canadian Winter? Well, as the great Ranulph Fiennes once said, there’s no such thing as bad weather, just bad clothes. The key to surviving & enjoying winter in Ottawa is making sure you have the right winter wear. I’ve pulled together in this post a list of winter essentials. Plus in this guide I’ve also answered some key questions like when is the best time to visit Ottawa in winter, where is the best place to stay in Ottawa on a budget...

15th October 2019

The plan was to stay in Bangkok till March. The beer was cold and cheap, the noodle soup plentiful. However, life had...

11th October 2019

An hour’s train ride from Dresden, Bautzen with its impressive fortifications and beautifully preserved old town is a...

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...

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 just sitting there, watching the world go by. Vociferous seagulls sail past brightly painted fishing boats while century old red...

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...

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 from unparalleled urban planning and is one of the world’s greenest and tidiest cities- commuting is a breeze here. The Danes also excel at superior architecture and building. Therefore, it is not surprising that the city is home to some of the most stylish and coolest hostels and hotels out there. Here is our 10 best cheap hostels and hotels in Copenhagen...

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...

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...

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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