Tag: london

7 Cities in the UK to Backpack on a Budget

7 Cities in the UK to Backpack on a BudgetHey, who said backpacking the UK has to be expensive. True, if you’ll be eating out a lot and staying in hotels rather than hostels then it can get quite costly. But if you’re on a budget, then swinging by the local grocery stores for some food and drink supplies and staying in hostels is... Read More »

Video: See Solo Backpacker’s Trip to London, France, Italy, Slovenia, and Switzerland

Video: See Solo Backpacker’s Trip to London, France, Italy, Slovenia, and SwitzerlandBackpacking Europe alone? Have no fear. There have been many solo backpackers that have gone before you and many more that will continue to do so. It’s only natural that you will have some concerns. So, check out the video below and hopefully some of your concerns will go out the... Read More »

Video: Backpacking Europe? Visit Ireland and London!

Thanks to video sharing websites, we can get a better idea of what it’s like to travel to another country. Here’s a nice little montage of Ireland and London, put together by two backpackers from Sydney Australia backpacking... Read More »

TravelPUNK Destinations Section Added

We’ve added a new section with information, google maps, pictures, and links to popular destinations that backpackers, budget, and college travelers like to hit up on their travels. More and more countries will be added to this section in time and the information will surely change and or get more in-depth as the travel landscape... Read More »

Forum Topics: 10 days for London and How much is too much?

posted by: petros I stumbled on some cheap fares ($640ish) from SFO to Heathrow. I was planning a big Europe trip in 2009, but there is no reason I can’t do this in addition to the other trip. Class is out in the beginning of May, and I want to leave as soon as I... Read More »

Cheap London Hostels

‘Bestplace’ in Paddington London, England 167 Hotel London, England 60 Warwick House Studio Apartments London, England Abcone Hotel London, England Access Apartments Bayswater London, England Access Apartments City London, England Access Apartments Earls Court London, England Ace Hotel (Kensington) London, England Acton Town Hotel London, England Adamotel London, England ALL STAR PRIVATE STUDIOS London, England... Read More »

It Happened One Night

A month long trip to Brazil’s northern Amazon was just what I needed to get over a broken heart. I thought a break from the university where I taught would refresh my mind and allow me to see that there were more options than giving up and going home. I took a bus north for... Read More »

A Travelers Journey- Lessons Learned Abroad Vol 5

After spending a week or so in London, it was time for me to get out of the city. I opted to travel through the countryside of England, Scotland, and Wales on a semi-organized bus tour with 22 other backpackers consisting of 7 Americans, 7 Australians, 4 New Zealanders, 3 Canadians, 1 Brit, and a... Read More »

A Travelers Journey- Lessons Learned Abroad Vol 4

At a time when most Americans were canceling their European vacation plans due to increased travel warnings by the government, I was more excited than ever that I was about to embark on mine. What was there to fear? Was I to believe that al-qaeda operatives would be lurking around every corner just waiting to... Read More »

A Travelers Journey- Lessons Learned Abroad Vol 3

Spending too much time in London, or anywhere in the UK for that matter, can seriously put a dent in your traveling funds if you are on a tight budget. But it was my first week overseas and worrying about money was the last thing on my mind. It wasn’t until about two weeks into... Read More »

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