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Busking In Europe, Austria

Austria is one of the furthest east countries that we have ever tried busking in. Before we left the UK, we were nervous of how other countries would respond to busking. Now with each new country, we see the differences, but the reaction is always pretty similar. Everyone reacts to our music in almost the Read More

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Busking and Vanlife in Australia, New South Wales

After spending a month or so in the North Island and the South Island of New Zealand, New South Wales in Australia was the next busking destination. Sydney was the first stop, after a direct flight from Christchurch airport. Sydney After the first initial walk to see the sights of Sydney, such as Sydney Opera Read More

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Busking Europe, in Germany

We arrived into Germany from the Netherlands and Belgium. Our aim was to cross the whole country, from west to east, to see what Germany had to offer.   Bonn After a van breakdown in the Netherlands, we decided that nothing could possibly go wrong in a town called Bonn. So that was our first Read More

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Busking Europe, in the Netherlands

We had heard some interesting things about busking in the Netherlands. The main one was that you could not busk in Amsterdam at all. But our information was a few years old, so we were unsure if things had changed. Seen as we were so close in Belgium anyway, it seemed a shame to miss Read More

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Busking Europe, in Belgium

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. The first stop Read More

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Top 8 Busking Quotes

The busking life isn’t always easy. Sometimes you need some motivation to get out there and hit the streets. We’ve compiled this list of musical quotes to give you inspiration when you need it! 1. Art Linkletter: 2. Glen Hansard: 3. David Mutti Clark: 4. Louis L’Amour: 5. Passenger: 6. Glen Hansard: 7. Yip Harburg: Read More

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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 in 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 in 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