Money and Shopping

Our Clothes Our Clothes

Ade Adepitan travels to Ghana to discover what happens to the second-hand clothes people from the UK give away for free. He takes in a traditional market where clothes are being altered, meets a historian to learn about the significance of traditional clothing, and finds out what local professionals would wear when they dress to impress.

Hannah's Van Hannah's Van

Hannah is a student. Instead of paying expensive rent in the city she lives in her van full-time. She explains what makes living in a van possible as well as talking about some of the difficulties. Overall, her home lets her live her life in a way she enjoys.

What can you buy for €1 in a Norwegian supermarket? What can you buy for €1 in a Norwegian supermarket?

Monica, a Portuguese vlogger living in Norway, carries out an experiment to reveal the true cost of living. How much food can she buy in her local supermarket for one euro or less? The answer might surprise you.

Alternative Shopping: Vintage Markets Alternative Shopping: Vintage Markets

Ana, a fashionista in Barcelona, hits two markets in search of a bargain. First, the obvious and most popular choice these days, a Sunday vintage market where private vendors and small retailers come together with an offer that is as much about entertainment as it is about actual buying and selling. Next, an indoor market where everything is just one euro!

How to Make Money and Travel Full Time How to Make Money and Travel Full Time

YouTubers Bee and Theo are full-time travellers with virtual careers, which they conduct from their narrow boat and their van. From YouTube videos to stock photos and blogging, they explain how they earn money while being constantly on the move.

Keeping it Local Keeping it Local

The local community in the Berkshire Mountains in Massachusetts, USA, have done something quite unusual: they've created their own currency. ‘Berkshares’ are printed bills accepted by over 350 local stores. It sounds whimsical but the maths show that it's a solid way to support a community; local currencies like this could well be the future of money.