ALTERNATIVE TRAVEL TIPS

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The following is a piece of Indie Voyager’s articles and tips, suggestions, useful links that will hopefully help you and inspire you to travel more and/or to create art wonders, crafts and stuff you always wanted to bring to life.

TIPS FOR TRAVELING ACROSS EUROPE FOR FREE

With so many options to choose from, probably more than a thousand of different options… and counting, traveling has never been easier and cheaper. You can find ridiculously cheap flights to almost every corner of the world by checking out the deals on the Secret Flying website; share your ride with folks with Bla Bla Car or use bus passes to get awesome deals for travel within Europe. You can also buy a rail pass; earn free coupons and get up to $23 for every friend you invite to Airbnb.

But what should you do if you don’t have any money to spend on traveling? And you wanna see Europe in a completely adventurous way?

TIPS FOR TRAVELING ACROSS EUROPE CHEAP

How about visiting 4 countries and 5 destinations for 100 euros (transportation costs)?

So, yes, you’ll spend some money, but not a lot, and still you’ll be able to experience this amazing continent in an adventurous and really unforgettable way.

How we’ll do this?


BUDGET-FRIENDLY APARTMENTS IN EUROPE

If this is your first time visiting Europe, or your plan is to spend this summer in Barcelona, Rome or maybe Paris – finding budget-friendly rooms/apartments can really be a tricky thing… Especially when there’s a jungle of options on the Internet.

OFFBEAT EUROPE: VISUAL TRAVEL GUIDES

Truly alternative, non-commercial destinations, small towns and villages with some of the best alternative art/culture/festival offers for indie travelers. You won’t find these elsewhere.

Visual travel guides with all needed information to visit these places:


VANLIFE INSPIRATION

Dedicated to genuine adventurers who decided to leave the busy city life behind and to explore Europe in the best possible way: with their vans.

Documentary films, their stories and tips:

INDIE, HIPPIE, ALTERNATIVE FESTIVALS IN EUROPE

From the stunningly beautiful surroundings of Rhodope Mountains in Bulgaria, to the beautiful beaches in Croatia, a picturesque place in the wild in Romania, nature/rural surroundings of south-western Asturias, Spain…

Indie music, reggae, yoga, sound-system, electronic music events:


CHEAPEST FLIGHTS TO ANYWHERE

By chatting with some friends and folks I met recently, I realized that lots of people don’t know about certain cool options that help you find the cheapest flight deals in Europe… So I decided to share these tips cause I’m sure that for those who will discover them for the first time – everything they knew about the affordable travel deals will instantly change.

The plan is to travel across Europe for the cheapest possible fares, right?

HITCHHIKING

1 backpack
1 carton board
1 thumb
A pinch of courage
And a spicy mix of untamed spirit, open roads and empty pockets


ART INSPIRES TRAVEL. AND THE OTHER WAY AROUND.

Indie artists, indie stories, indie crafts. Mostly from Europe, but from around the globe as well.

BEST DESTINATIONS IN EUROPE FOR ADVENTURE TRAVEL

The following list is a review of places that are really amazing fit for adventurers and nature lovers from Europe… Some are venues of amazing festivals taking place in some really spectacular locations from across the continent; some are wild beaches or islands we got recommendations to visit from the locals… Cause nothing really beats the tips and tricks that local people are willing to share with travelers.

This is why is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT to respect the local culture of these places and leave no trace (garbage especially!) while traveling.