Travel Tips

New Zealand Packing List, What to Pack for Two Months in New Zealand's Winter

What to Pack for Two Months in New Zealand’s Winter

Planning a trip to New Zealand in winter, but not sure what you need to pack? I’ve put together this New Zealand Packing List to help you. Quite like the UK, where you can also experience the infamous “four seasons in one day”, New Zealand’s weather is temperamental all year round. This means you kind of need to pack for any weather…


Interrailing on a Budget: How to Save Money Travelling Europe

Let’s face the cold hard facts: Europe is expensive. For many people, interrailing is a far flung dream but it can be done on the cheap if you’re willing to sacrifice some luxuries. It may not be as affordable or exotic as South East Asia but travelling around Europe is certainly possible on a student…

How to travel the world as a full-time student even if you have no time or money. There are so many options such as studying abroad, working abroad, jailbreak, couchsurfing, WWOOF, volunteering, teaching English abroad, travel grants and even starting a travel blog so that travel pays for itself. Click through to read more...

How to Travel the World as a Student

So, how to travel the world as a student… This is a topic I could go on about until the cows come home. Since I’ve got a heckuva lot to get through, let’s just jump straight into it! The most blatantly obvious way to afford to travel as a student, behind relying on the BoD (Bank of Dad), is to…

The ultimate guide on how to satisfy your wanderlust when you don't have the time or money to travel the world. Click through to read more...

How to Satisfy Your Wanderlust When You Can’t Travel

Although students get longer holidays than practically everyone on the planet, it is sometimes hard to make it through the term without wishing you could be lying on a beach in the Maldives. Unless you can make the most of weekend trips abroad, it is…

Easy Ways to Save Money for Travel

5 Easy Ways To Save Money For Travel

When it comes to my priorities in life and what I choose to spend my money on, travel is my number one. Being frugal is second nature to me – it might as well be my middle name. I’ll often be the one to say to my friends “sorry I can’t afford that” when I am asked if I wanna go for a night out or out for a meal.

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15 Life Lessons Travel Has Taught Me

Okay so I’ve never properly travelled the world. I’ve never had a spiritual Gap Yah experience. I love travel but, to be honest, I haven’t done that much of it. I’m not going to tell you that you’ll find yourself abroad – but if you have then good for you! However, that isn’t to say that I don’t learn anything from my travels.


10 Travel Must-Haves for 2017

I love investing in travel accessories: items which make travelling just that lil’ bit easier and a lil’ less stressful. ‘Cause despite what Instagram leads us to believe, travel can actually be a source of stress. Yes, it’s a very privileged stress, but stress nonetheless. When it comes to travel must-haves I’d much prefer to invest in things that will actually last a long time, rather than throwaway pieces.


How to Travel More Spontaneously

Here at Faraway Lucy you know I’m all for making travel more unique, quirky and spontaneous. It gets you out of your comfort zone (especially when you’re a serial planner like me) and can be a lot more fun and rewarding. It also allows you to be irresponsible whilst you still can – I’m looking at […]

Long-haul flights tips

A First Timer’s Guide to Long-Haul Flights

Let’s face it, long-haul flights are kind of a pain in the ass. Regardless of whether you are flying alone or flying with babies, they are not too fun. Whenever anyone asks me what superpower I’d have, of course, it’d be teleportation. Duh. The only long-haul flight I’d ever been on was to Australia when […]

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