Santorini Budget Breakdown: Is Santorini Expensive?

Before visiting the Greek Island of Santorini, I’d heard from various people that Santorini was expensive.  I’m not a traditional ‘budget traveller’ as such, but I do travel on a budget and trying to research how much it was going to cost was a bit of a nightmare.  There’s only really information for the luxury budgets (the typical cave rooms and infinity pools associated with Santorini) or the extreme other end of Santorini on a budget, with all the cheap places to eat and free things to do.  There’s not really any ‘mid range’ information for a Santorini budget!

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How To Visit Turks And Caicos On A Budget

Who doesn’t love a little slice of paradise?  On the surface, Turks and Caicos looks like a pretty expensive Caribbean destination, and I’m not going to lie, it kind of is!  BUT it is possible to do Turks and Caicos on a budget and I’m going to give you a breakdown of the cost of my trip with some tips and tricks on how I saved myself money!

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Expat Life: USA Cell Phone Plans Are SO Expensive!

In the UK I had been with the same phone company ever since I was 11 years old…roughly 15 years!  It may have changed hands several times (One-to-One, T-Mobile, EE) but I was always happy with the service I received.  I’ve been in America for 5 months and I’m already onto my 2nd phone company.  Before I emigrated, I had bought an iPhone, just thinking that it’d be simple, I’d get to America and just put in an American Sim Card and away I go!  If only it was that simple!

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How Much Is A Gondola Ride In Venice & How To Save Money!

Venice was a place I have had my sights on for a while.  As I sat on the boat taking me from the car park to the main part of Venice, we passed 4 HUGE cruise ships.  My heart sank, I dislike being barged out of the way by crowds that act like they can’t even see you and knowing that the city has 1000s of tiny alley ways, I thought it was going to be a disaster waiting to happen!  I make it no secret that I don’t like city crowds…BUT I’m obsessed with water.  So no matter what the Venice Gondola price was going to be, I HAD to do it!

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