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Live Life Less Ordinary

The Extended Travel, Lifestyle Experiment...


Ever wondered what it's like to sell it all and go backpacking around the world? - that's just what we did..

This website is the story of how we took a laptop, some determination and a fistful of cash, and turned it into a lifestyle... A way to travel the world indefinitely. From here we share our backpacking experiences, travel tips and ideas on location independence.

If you have a passion for travel or a life less ordinary - then you're in the right place.

Off the beaten track

When we stumble off the beaten track away from the hoards, this is where we’ll leave a trail of breadcrumbs

Travel Tips

Sometimes… Only sometimes we have useful information to share with the world… That goes in here!

Travel Videos

Georgie makes a cracking travel video and if your eyes are just too tired to keep reading then you should peer inside the world of Georgie’s La La Land

Travel Photography

A picture speaks a thousand words. In this section we let the travel photography do the talking and you do the looking

Travel Money

Articles about travel money, saving for a trip, making money or spending it wisely.

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Tips to Save Money on Your Trip to Earls Court London

15/09/2014 – 3:07 pm |

Tips to Save Money on Your Trip to Earls Court London

London is among the most expensive cities of the world. Despite this, hundreds of people visit this destination every month, for both business and leisure. With a long and eventful history, London offers great sightseeing pleasures. Being a commercial hub, this city also offers great business opportunities. So, a trio to this destination may be a great idea. The good news is that there are several ways in which you can save money, with a little bit of planning.

 

Affordable Accommodation

Staying in a university accommodation or a hostel is one way. Most of us are not really comfortable with this idea, unless we are students. A great idea is to check out the hotels near Earls Court, among which are reliable options like the City Continental Kensington London Hotel. Staying near Earls Court Exhibition Center and the Chelsea Stadium could help you get around the city with ease.

 

Make Bookings Well in Advance

Whether you want budget accommodation, wish to book a cab or even take a tour of the city, it is a good idea to make the bookings much before you have arrived. This will help you get good deals and save money. Moreover, you can get all the details and have time to ponder. For instance, if you book a tour of the city, you can find out if it covers the places you want to visit, like Buckingham Palace, Hammersmith Apollo, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, Wembley Stadium, Piccadilly Circus, and many more.

Oyster Card

The oldest and the second longest metro system in the world is the most convenient mode of transport to travel within London. Make use of an Oyster Card to cut the cost of travelling. Moreover, this card adds a lot of convenience, since you do not need to carry too much cash with you and keep pulling out pounds, shillings and pence when you travel.

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How To Afford That Gap Year You’ve Been Dreaming About

10/09/2014 – 1:46 pm |

Here we take a look at the ways you can afford your dream gap year so you don’t have to miss out.

48 Hours In London

01/09/2014 – 2:14 pm |

London is the perfect city to spend a weekend away. Fortunately for you, we have a very handy 48-hour guide to London.

The best student holiday destinations in Europe

29/08/2014 – 6:07 pm |

To get you started on your holiday plans, here are six of the best student destinations in Europe which are available to visit via train with Railbookers.

Top European Destinations For Families

25/08/2014 – 3:03 pm |

Do you fancy a city break or jungle trekking? What about relaxing on the beach? Maybe you want to explore some foreign food and drink whilst learning a new language?

Top 5 Gadgets For Aspiring Travel Writers

20/08/2014 – 1:10 pm |

If you’re planning a trip abroad and want to try your hand at travel writing, check out these handy gadgets that will help you launch your fledgling career.

Devon with a difference

14/08/2014 – 12:25 pm |

If you want to get away from the rat race, then you should consider travelling to Devon, a land of cliffs, coves and crags, beaches and sea.

Top 4 Holidays That You Thought Only Your Grandparents Would Enjoy

07/08/2014 – 11:15 am |

Holidaying in the UK has seen a resurgence in popularity over the last few years, and it turns out that dear old Grandma and Grandpa had the right idea all along.

Top 4 Reasons To Book EICC as Your Conference Venue

26/07/2014 – 11:14 am |

EICC in Edinburgh hosted Scottish Business Awards with a record breaking presence of 19,000 Scottish business figures leading in their respective trades.

How to Hold a Conference in Victoria London

25/07/2014 – 12:46 pm |

Elisabeth Conference Centre has the largest space for holding conferences and exhibitions in Central London. It hosts 400 national events