The Ultimate List of Budget Travel Bloggers
Are you off on your first backpacking adventure? How about a solo journey or a working holiday? When you want to get the biggest bang for your buck, you can learn a thing or two from the budget travellers living their dreams. Here’s a list of travel blogs that can help stretch your money around the globe.
The Broke Backpacker
Will Hatton is a self-confessed amateur adventurer and travel addict, who’s hitched, camped and couch-surfed across the globe. His travels include rollicking adventures at budget prices and he’s passionate about teaching you his tips and tricks. Check out his backpacking packing list, for everything you need on your journey, here.
Charlie on Travel.
If you love to travel slow, appreciate the local life, nature and travel with the environment in mind, then Charlie on Travel is the blog for you. From journeying in Taiwan as ESL teachers to house-sitting in Costa Rica, Luke and Charlie’s adventures make you want to immerse in local culture. The blog is also crammed full of useful info to help you with your own plans. You can check it out, here.
I Am Aileen
A digital nomad and entrepreneur, Aileen is on a mission to show you how to create a sustainable travel lifestyle. Her A to Z advice for hacks and life travel includes travel guides, accommodation, cheap flights, travel communities and travel gear. Really, there’s not much you won’t find on this site, to get into the spirit of budget travel. Start exploring, here.
Y Travel Blog
Caz and Craig Makepeace caught the travel bug 16 years ago and now they want to help others live their travelling dreams. They’re from Australia, have lived in 5 countries, journeyed through 52 and go on the road with their two daughters. The blog is packed full of strategies for travelling on a budget, from valuable, real life experience. Find out what they’re up to at the moment, here.
Around the World in 80 Jobs
Have you ever wanted to make balsamic vinegar in Italy? How about become a fisherman is Laos? Take a leaf out of Turner Barr’s trips and try as many different jobs and experiences as you can, across the planet. With over 90 countries ticked off his list, his site offers a wealth of knowledge on working overseas and he’s passionate about helping you do it also. You can delve into his adventures, here.
The Savvy Backpacker
James and Susan are a husband and wife team with a penchant for European travel. The Savvy Backpacker focuses on all the nitty-gritty details you need to plan a backpacking trip, such as packing tips, transportation, travel tech, safety tips, city price guides and food. You’ll find genuine advice on how to navigate through the wonderful of backpacking, including hostel do’s and don’ts, here.
Solo Traveler is a blog with helpful advice on solo travel and a community to share your adventures with. Writers Janice Waugh and Tracey Nesbitt steer you through the journey with insightful experiences, tips and tricks. The Travel Money section is particularly useful for budget solo travel and you can learn more, here.