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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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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

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Busking Permits

These vary greatly on location but tend to be fairly similar within the same country. If you are travelling to large cities to busk you can usually assume there will be busking rules and if you do not have a permit you will be stopped. This does not apply as strictly in smaller towns. Limited Read More

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The Unwritten Rules of Busking

One major drawback, but occasionally a huge benefit to busking is that the laws and rules around it are very, VERY ambiguous. They vary dependent on place, time of day, street location, the mood of the police at the time etc. The main point to note is that they are all managed by individual town councils and Read More

Busking in Luxembourg

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