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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 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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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 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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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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Europe Road Trip Test (1)

JUNE 2014 We had an idea to test out busking in other countries away from the UK to see whether it was possible and where. Both of us had done a little travelling previously but not in the slightly unnerving scenario of how far we travelled being dependant on how much money we could make. Read More