New Anglotopia Book: Anglotopia’s Dictionary of British English


We’ve been working on it for months and hinting at it on our social media feeds and today is the day we’re ready to release Anglotopia’s Dictionary of British English: Brit Slang from A to Zed!

We’re really excited about this new book as we’ve had a lot of interest in it. Our new […]

Stock up on Camera Memory Cards and Batteries


One mistake we made  a few years ago was thinking that if we can out of memory card space on our digital cameras, we could just buy some while in Britain. This was an expensive mistake.

We recommend stocking up on memory cards at home before you depart for Britain. They’re cheap these days […]

Top 10 Guidebooks for Planning a Budget Trip to Britain

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We love travel guidebooks – it’s so much fun to page through them and plan our trips. We’ve bought most of the British related travel guidebooks at one point or another so we’ve got a working knowledge of which ones are worth the money.

So, to help our fellow Budget Britain travelers, we thought we’d […]

Budget Tip: Don’t Waste Money on an Airplane Charger for Your Laptop or iPad


Years ago, I bought a special charger for my laptop for use on an Airplane. It was not cheap. And I’ve never used it. So, learn from this mistake.

Most laptops these days have a long battery life where you can get a good amount of use out of them on the plane, so […]

Budget Tip: Don’t Waste Your Money on a Travel Voltage Converter


We fell for this when we first started traveling to Britain – we bought an expensive power/voltage converter for electrical devices. While there many be instances where this is useful, we have never used it and threw it away long ago to free up the luggage space.

Britain however, does use different plugs than […]