Wednesday, 5 August 2009

Useful Links

Communication - An excellent place to purchase SIM / phone cards for your travels. I've purchased the SIM card as:

- It works in 130 countries (all bar one of the ones I plan to visit)
-Calls are cheap to receive and make
- Texts are sometimes free to receive and cheap to make
- Voice mail is Free
- It's 'Pay as You Go' so no contract
- You keep one number; no changing phone numbers every time you get to another country

Guide Books - The home of Rough Guide travel guides

Train Travel within Europe - This website has won loads of awards and is a very useful resource for train travel within Europe.

Train Travel within the UK - Train fares from as little as a £1!


Budapest, Hungary - - An excellent Hostel right in the middle of Budapest. I well recommend staying here if you come to Budapest; there are two dorms of around 12 beds and the internet is free!

Wellington, New Zealand - Down Town YHA in Wellington is one of the best hostels I've stayed in so far with lots of information, friendly staff and great location

Ottawa, Canada - The Backpackers Inn hostel here is cheap, clean and you get a balcony with your dorm. The place has a very friendly atmosphere with free Wi-Fi.

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