May 31, 2012

Osaka, the perfect base for a trip to Japan

Osaka, the perfect base for a trip to Japan

If your taking your first trip to wonderful Japan I advise that for your Kansai region base you use Osaka. Osaka is the food basket of Japan and offers a huge variety of different eats at affordable prices.   Osaka offers cheap accommodation and is just a half hour train ride to Kyoto, Kobe and […]

May 30, 2012

Must Have Travel Items

Must Have Travel Items

When travelling there’s always an item or two that you just can’t live without; a must have travel item, when I was travelling through Japan I found that item to be a pillow since, I didn’t really like the hard rice pillows in all the love hotels(love hotels are great for cheap accommodation in Japan).   A few […]

May 28, 2012

Creating a Travel Stash

Creating a Travel Stash

When travelling it’s important to secure your valuables, though sometimes this can be difficult especially while your sleeping. A good strategy is to hide your valuables in common items. Such as creating false bottoms in coke, water bottles or detergent bottles. A good way is to get a water bottle and to cut it off […]

May 26, 2012

The Stingy Traveller

The Stingy Traveller

Hi my name is Matt and this is my blog where I shall be recording my travel adventures. I’m an Aussie from beautiful Brisvegas living in perpetual sunshine looking to get out of my comfort zone and see the world.   I thought I might try and document my travels so that they can hopefully prove useful […]

May 26, 2012

Studying in Europe

Studying in Europe

Studying in Europe. Most people don’t seem to realise that Post graduate education in Europe is incredibly cheap, or well cheap compared to countries like the UK, US or Australia where the standard tuition per year is $25k compared to $2k at a top 100 university in Germany. Accommodation costs for students are quite cheap with accommodation for a […]