REVIEW: Prague Alternative Tour

When I travelled Eastern Europe last year, I did not have enough money to splash out on excursions and tours. But having spent probably 80% of my time in Prague cooped up in my hostel, I thought there just had to be more to the city than a Gothic clock and another square. So I decided to treat myself and blow a whole £16 on the Prague Alternative Tour, and boy was it worth every penny…
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“How Much Does it Cost to Backpack Eastern Europe?” (GBP)

This time last year I was half way through my second interrail adventure, around Eastern Europe. I left the UK with only  €500 in cash to last me the first 3 weeks – hostels and food included. Come pay day I had an extra few hundred to spend for the last leg of the trip, but also had to relocate to Madrid straight after… I must say I was rather nervous – I hadn’t done a trip that long since Peru in 2013, and my budget back then was over 3 times the amount! With interrail passes and flights included, the whole trip came to around £1200 each. Here’s a rundown of the measures we took to keep costs down, and the sacrifices that were made along the way.

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