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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 Amp Review

Over the years we’ve been through around four different versions of our busking amp equipment. We’ve worked up to what we now think is a system that provides as good a sound as we could achieve on the street.  Having good equipment is vital for buskers. It can really make the difference in some cases, between 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, 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

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Vanlife Intro

Since May 2016 we have embraced vanlife after leaving our rented apartment and lived life on the road! After a first summer away we are staying in a cottage over the winter to upgrade the van and prepare for travels again next summer. The van we chose was a VW T4 and was half converted when Read More