Things to do on a budget this summer in Kent

Known as the “Garden of England’ thanks to its abundance of beautiful countryside, the south-eastern UK county of Kent makes for a magical summer destination. The hottest temperature ever recorded in the UK was in Kent, in the historic market town of Faversham. It came as no surprise to residents of England’s largest county, who have […]

Where to Find Cheap Parking near London St Pancras

Take the hassle out of trying to find a parking space near St Pancras Station in London by booking in advance. Here is where to find cheap parking.  A few decades ago it would have seemed strange to call a Central London train station ‘international’. But thanks to the wonders of the modern world (ie […]

3 Affordable Boat Tours on the Bruges Canal

Bruges is a beautiful Belgium city best seen from the water – here are three affordable boat tours of the Bruges Canal.  Belgium is one of Europe’s best kept secrets. The small country is packed full of interesting towns and cities, as well as little medieval villages, amazing breweries and excellent fries. The most beautiful […]

3 Affordable Gaudi Tours in Barcelona

See the work’s of Barcelona’s most famous architect, Antoni Gaudi, with these three affordable tours.  Think Barcelona, and you may well think of sun, sea and Gaudi. The latter is of course the creative and colourful Antoni Catalan, an architect who, among other things, was responsible for the city’s landmark church started in 1882 and […]

7 Affordable Things to Do in Birmingham this Spring

Birmingham blooms into life come spring time, with the UK city offering visitors a wide choice of great things to see and do, both outdoors and in. Often referred to as England’s Second City, Birmingham has experienced something of a renaissance in recent years, with redevelopment allied with cultural renewal taking hold across the city. […]

5 affordable Lisbon walking tours

One of Europe’s most picturesque capitals, Lisbon is a delight to explore on foot – and there are a number of inexpensive walking tours of the city available. The Portuguese capital’s hilly terrain means you do need a certain level of energy to traverse the city as a pedestrian, but the picture-postcard scenery every which […]

7 free or affordable things to do with kids in Glasgow

Once known for its somewhat rougher edges, recent decades have seen Glasgow prosper into a major cultural hub – and it’s now a popular tourist destination for young and old alike. The Scottish port city on the River Clyde has long been known for its distinctive Victorian art nouveau architecture, a legacy of its former […]

5 affordable bus tours in Rome, Italy

The Eternal City is eternally fascinating to its visitors, who have the opportunity to explore its ancient riches during organised bus tours that won’t break your budget. While much of Rome is walkable, the sheer number of landmarks and attractions means that a more efficient way of navigating the city could be on a guided […]

5 Free and Affordable Things to do in Eastbourne

Situated in East Sussex, Eastbourne is a quintessential English seaside resort town that attracts hordes of visitors during the UK’s summer spells. Just over an hour by train from London, the town is a popular day trip and weekend break destination thanks in large part to its  endless blue skies and pristine beaches. But there’s […]

7 affordable things to do in York this winter

Renowned for its vast Gothic cathedral and medieval walls, the city of York in northeast England is enchanting at all times of year – but never more so than during the winter months. Impossibly pretty and boasting a long – and often tumultuous – history, York is one of the UK’s most popular mini-break destinations, […]