Studying Abroad in China #WeSwapWisdom

Of all the travellers and expats we speak to, China is often touted as one of the hardest countries to navigate. Whether that’s financially, linguistically or geographically, China can be a bit of a mental maze for the first time visitor. It is also often touted as the most rewarding. So, for those of you...

9 October 2018

How to manage your money in Croatia

August 2018 Whether it’s in search of the clear blue sea that lines the Mediterranean coast, the stroller’s dream that is Zagreb or the party paradise of Outlook Festival, Croatia is becoming a firm favourite for UK travellers. (This is especially the case for WeSwap users, who, ever since given the chance to use their...

8 October 2018

From looking to booking: how social media is taking over tourism

April 2018 Featured in the Telegraph and on BBC Radio  A wise man once tweeted: “pics or it didn’t happen.” And nowhere is this mantra more evident than the social media feeds of travel fanatics. Log onto your own channels and it often seems like everyone is holidaying 24/7, 365. Then you’ve got the strange,...

4 October 2018

Studying abroad in France #WeSwapWisdom

September 2018 France (or as the French call it: France) is the fourth most popular study destination in the world. It’s not really hard to see why, is it? It’s beautiful, it’s very cool, you can ski and you can sunbathe, the wine flows freely, and the food, well, any country that looks at snails...

27 September 2018

WeSwap Reviews & Stories: Emails From Our Users

September 2018 We love reading WeSwap Reviews and hearing stories about how our community are using WeSwap. So, we emailed a few users, asking them how they use us and why! Here’s what they told us. Spring. In. Step!

20 September 2018

Studying abroad in Australia #WeSwapWisdom

September 2018 Whether it’s for the white-sand beaches of the Gold Coast, Sydney's iconic architecture, the hipster cafes and tap-rooms of Melbourne or the fact that you don’t need to learn another language, UK students looking for an overseas study adventure continue to flock to Australia in their droves. Though it may be easier to acclimatise...

18 September 2018

How Much Spending Money Do I Need For Santorini?

August 2018 Santorini is sadly most famous for being the location of one of the most devastating volcanic eruptions Earth has ever witnessed. But these days it’s much more famous for delicious food, black beaches and too many tourists in summer.  This island has a lot more to offer though than your typical tourist spot...

17 August 2018

HOW BEST TO MANAGE MONEY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA

August 2018 Baht, Riel, Dong, Kip, Kyat, The Mighty Dollar, ATMs that charge, ATMs that don’t, ATMs that aren’t ATMs, Western Unions, street corner currency exchanges, stolen cards… Managing money while travelling across South East Asia (we’ll call this SEA for now) can and will make your head hurt. You’re navigating a number of different...

8 August 2018

How Best to Manage your Money in Myanmar (Burma)

August 2018 Myanmar has only been open to tourists since 2012 but in that time the ease at which tourists and their money have been able to move around the country has increased rapidly. There are ATMs all over the place, bigger hotels now take credit cards and an ever-evolving Wi-Fi network means you can...

8 August 2018
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