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Busking and Vanlife in New Zealand, South Island

April 2015 The South Island of New Zealand was definitely on our list for top places we wanted to visit, regardless of whether it would be good for busking or not. This was also the first designation that we were going to travel through by camper van. It definitely inspired us to take on the vanlife Read More

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Busking New Zealand, North Island

APRIL 2015 After months in South Australia and Victoria, busking in New Zealand meant a new country was going to be added to our list! It’s strange how some countries can be completely different to play music in. It also means getting used to a whole new set of rules and regulations. We flew to Read More

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Busking Europe, England

After a few months of being based in Yorkshire for the winter we were excited when we got the opportunity to go away for a few days and get back on the road, busking in new places once more. We were booked for a couple of gigs a few days in a row in slightly Read More

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Busking in Australia, Victoria

Victoria was the second region of Australia we had tried busking in. The first was South Australia. It took at 10 hour coach journey to get from Adelaide to Ararat and the view did not differ much from this on the way. It was a huge change from living in Adelaide for a month! ARARAT We got Read More

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Busking Australia: South Australia

JANUARY 2015 Deciding whether to busk in Australia was a big deal for us. It was all the way around the other side of the world and we were a little worried about what would happen if something went wrong over there. Before we left we made sure we had enough money saved in case Read More

Busking in Luxembourg

Busking Europe: Luxembourg

OCTOBER 2014 For the previous dairy to this in Belguim, click here. LUXEMBOURG CITY Luxembourg was our next stop and we knew the city already, from our first mini Europe trip which felt comfortable and that was a nice relief after the last few days. We took a bus into town on the afternoon that Read More

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Busking Europe, Belgium

OCTOBER 2014 Excited by the success of the first small Europe trip we decided to spend a few months exploring Europe now that we were more confident we would be make money on the road. We combined places we had busked before to be sure of making some money initially but we were more excited to venture into new countries for us. First Read More

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Europe Road Trip Test (2)

JUNE 2014 We awoke on our first morning in Luzern to perfect weather. The lake looked ridiculously good whenever the sun was out and our campsite was the Camping International, a stroll away from the town just down the length of Lake Lucerne. The busking rules in Luzern state that no amplification is allowed and Read More

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Diaries Intro

Every time we go on a busking trip we bring along a notebook that becomes a diary. We fill it with stories of our travels and scraps of memorabilia that people give to us or we pick up on the way. We’ve taken the interesting bits from each one and they make up the dairy Read More